“Obsession-Worthy” - Popdust
“The same Southern Gothic blood that runs through the work of Faulkner, Carson McCullers and McCarthy also courses through Novak’s veins…” - Mike Davies, Folk Radio
“Novak is an emerging talent, delivering honest, emotionally ridden songs that have lasting power.” - Glide Magazine [Read the full review here]
Sylvia Rose Novak is what happens if you take Warren Zevon out of Los Angeles, put him in the Deep South, and give him a violin. - A. Roberson
“Three parts Amanda Shires and one part Brandi Carlile; there are times on Sylvia Rose Novak’s third album, Someone Else’s War, that complement that vocal sound with the driving rock of The War on Drugs, but other gentler moments that feel more like a coffeehouse. All of those times, the record is a soundtrack; windows-down driving music into a western sunset.” - Blake Ells, Author Of "The Muscle Shoals Legacy of FAME"
“Novak’s voice brings a sound of hope and optimism to an album that is very gritty and real in its subject matter.” - Morgan Bryce, The Opelika Observer [on Someone Else’s War]
“Someone Else’s War is Sylvia Rose Novak’s Call to Action” - Flagpole [Read the full feature here]
“Sylvia Rose Novak Talks Touring On A $45 Food Budget And Singing Flogging Molly Covers” - Twangville [Read the full interview]