Press

“Back from tour, his unique songwriting and contemplative vocals have helped garner him national attention.”
Flavorpill

“Thoughtful songwriting and arresting live performances, collecting new friends and fans every turn of the way.”
Ryan’s Smashing Life

“Truly a trip worth taking.”
The Deli NYC

“Friend’s voice is captivating and vaporous, like early morning sun rays piercing through a haze of clouds.”
The Daily Loaf

“Friend, a mix between The Little Prince and Art Garfunkel, has something to sing and say.”
The Miami Herald

“The songs of Sam Friend have a certain innocence about them that can really only be communicated through the delicate folk pairing of guitar and genuine vocals.”
Seattle Show Gal

“Singer-songwriter who plays amiable, lovelorn ditties.”
TimeOut New York

“Wide-hooked guitars aimed at all things pop, with sweet-sad numbers.”
Chicago Sun Times

“Rare gift of writing songs that are easy to like and rewarding to listen to again and again.”
Beached Miami

“Breezy but thoughtful folk-rock. His pure, emotional falsetto shines.”
City Link & Metromix Best Album of 2010 — Lady Madly

*Also featured on Consequence of Sound, NPR, Lazy Brighton, and others