Allison Scola embraces her heritage and American story very personally on A Braver Kind, and it's worth a listen. ... Overall, this is an enjoyable album. It seems familiar in its freshness, because it is pop with something more. That something more is Scola's history, honesty, and originality.”

— MuzikReviews.com

Allison Scola is at her best with slower, quieter songs; her pretty voice is her music's finest asset.”

— Time Out New York

[Scola] easily conveys the emotion behind the words and you, the listener, believe every word.”

— MusesMuse.com

Scola's voice is reminiscent of Tracy Thorn from Everything But the Girl; and it's beautiful.”

— CollectedSounds.com

Her singing is comforting and all-embracing, like being in the presence of your long lost best friend.”

— Music-Reviewer.com

Allison's performance is very alluring and classy and made me think of Tori Amos on stage, with a lot more, but similar sex appeal.”

— Just Plain Folks