The Black Swans Don’t Blame the Stars was featured on No Depression via Uprooted Music Revue as one of the 40 favorite releases of the year. Joel Oliphint, of the ever-popular Donewaiting music blog, listed it as his #1 Columbus album of the year, alongside Times New Viking, Lydia Loveless, and Psychedelic Horseshit. It was also featured on WOUB‘s lists as well (2).

Don’t Blame the Stars was met with great critical praise upon its release in May. Here is a small smattering:

MOJO — 4/5 Stars
Paste — 8.4
Pitchfork — 7.5
PopMatters – 8/10
Daytrotter
Washington Post
Columbus Alive!
Columbus Dispatch