The "Under The Influence" unpretentious album rocks like an avalanche in the Rocky Mountains. "Myleene" and "Rock And Roller" with "Keef" style riffs and a prime piece of harmonica, are rock 'n roll from the top shelf. "Want It All" is a driving ZZ Top style boogie in the best tradition.
- Martin Overheul - Alt Country Forum - Netherlands
"Under The Influence" recieves 4 out of 4 stars.
- Commercial Radio Test Results - Loggins Promotion
“Mike..Rockin track man! Thanks for being in touch”
- Peter Stroud - guitarist for Sheryl Crow , Big Hat , 65 Amps
"Thanks for the CD. I'd never heard of Mike before this one, but it sounds really appealing: the man has a voice you want to listen to, he can write a song and is surrounded by great musicians.
That's all you need to make 3 minutes of good music... "
- Dani Heyvaert - Amsterdam /Berlijn / Bern / Rome / Stockholm / Wenen
“Serious tunes Mike..Strange Skies is brilliant!”
- Rick Stuart - Stockport UK's Pure 107.8FM
“I really like the song Strange Skies”
- Frankie Miller - legendary Scottish singer/songwriter
"Mike has got a great voice"
- Patrizio Moi - Italian Music Producer
“I really like this song “Strange Skies”. Now I am curious about the album. Send it to me & I will give it some airplay.”- Jan Bos- Eemsdelta Bookings - NL
"Under The Influence" suits my show perfectly
- Jos van den Boom - Crossroads Radio - Nertherlands
“I really enjoyed "Strange Skies”
- Mike Penard -Third Coast Music Magazine & Euro Americana Reporter (France)
"Under The Influence " is brilliant. I look forward to getting a copy....
keep me posted on tour dates....- Barry Marshall-Everitt - House of Mercy (UK)
"Strange Skies" is a great song
Send a promo cd when the album is ready!!
- JOHNNY SOUTHBOUND - Holland
Thanks for the "Strange Skies"mp3. Great track - will definitely play it.
- Lee Williams - CEO/Owner CMR Nashville/Radio UK International
“Farmers songs were made for coffee and cigarette mornings and Jack Daniels nights where equal parts heartache and hope make life worth living and in this case.....worth listening to.”
- Sherri Lynn - International Tattoo Art New York, NY US