With repeated comparissons to Bob Dylan, Tom Waits, Bruce Springsteen, Woody Guthrie, Townes Van Zandt, Van Morrison, Grateful Dead, The Rolling Stones, Humphrey Bogart, Ry Cooder, Los Lobos, Calexico, John Hiatt, Nick Cave, The Hold Steady + Elvis Costello, it’s no wonder Bocephus King is regarded as the esteemed songwriter and performer that he is. Read the original press on Bochepus King:
Disco Club Il Giornale Di Vicenza No Depression: The Roots Music Authority L'Arena
Outsiders Musica Come Un Killer Sotto Il Sole Angoli Mescalina Roots Highway Viveur Rockol Radio Punto Storia Della Musica Ilsussidiario Delta Optimist Americana UK
"Bocephus King makes it seem possible that music can be the connective tissue between cultures".
- Americana UK
Translated from Italian:
“One of the most interesting songwriters to come out of North America in the last two decades.”
- Disco Club
““Amarcord" , meaning " I remember " , is an Italian expression. Bocephus King’s Amarcordis designed to recreate personal memories and memories of an entire generation. […] Bocephus King always maintains a recognizable persona marked by a feverish and creative approach where roots/ country meets melancholy folk-rock power ballads, the breath of metropolitan jazz and a soul of passion.”
- Roots Highway
“Bocephus King plays with genres and mixes sound like colours in a kaleidoscope.”
“Amarcord is made up of cathartic songs that first burn and then heal the pains of everyday life."
“Bocephus King is a true preacher who takes care of his soul.”
- Outsiders Musica