The timing and the tone are breathtaking, a mark of a performer in the zone. Smith understands the continuum of traditional music, how each voice hears it anew. Hummingbird subtly asserts his own credentials, as a singer, songwriter and guitarist, while paying homage to the likes of Richard Thompson, Nic Jones and John Renbourn.
Of his three songs, the title track, with its Thompson influence, will enjoy a long life
—The Irish Times. Read on for the full review.