too bad for heaven, too good for hell…

Celtic quartet Craicmore’s latest CD is a rich, absorbing listening experience from the get-go, anchored by John MacAdams’ driving guitar and Nancy Johnstons’ lovely, deep alto voice. The band’s beautiful arrangements and sensitive interplay, and MacAdams’ innovative production combine to create an album that’s as contemporary as it is timeless. — SING OUT! Magazine – vol. 46 #2

“Craicmore [has] an ear for tight arrangements. Wonderfully harmonious Gaelic vocals, both Scots and Irish versions, and crisp instrumentals sets. Lead singer Nancy Johnston has a velvety voice used to great effect on the propulsive Scottish waulking song ‘Seallaibh Curaigh Eoghainn,’ ‘Si Do Mhameo I,’ and on a new setting of Robert Burns’ ‘The De’ils Awa’ wi’ th’ Exciseman.’…” — Dirty Linen

“Craicmore returns with the intriguingly titled Too Bad for Heaven, Too Good for Hell with Nancy Johnston’s impressively calm vocals leading the pack, Craicmore mixes Irish and Scots traditional songs and tunes with American contemporary folk elements. [This CD] finds a band creating their own identity – the results are impressive.” — c.John O’Regan “Radio Limerick”