“Jochen Gutsch has crafted fictional lives and moments, all woven into his new song cycle to shed light on the human experience.” – in-depth interview in Tasmanian classical music mag CutCommon.
“The dark humour of the seven tales is superbly captured by the musicians and arrangements. At times the strident strings punctuate and attack, other times they weep with melancholy, but invariably, they seize the mood.” – album review in The Progressive Aspect
“An amazing, beautifully diverse and vividly eloquent album. The seven compositions move you though diverse scenes—vast landscapes or crammed rooms—with brilliant compositions and flawless execution” – album review in Can This Even Be Called Music
“Mit einem kammermusikalischen Ensemble aus zwei Violinen, Cello sowie Gitarre beziehungsweise Trompete spielen Hinterlandt (neo-)klassische Weisen” – album review in Betreutes Proggen (German language)