"As the band overwhelms audiences with its colossal sound, the players also smother them with love, elation and smiles all around. It turns out all that brazen delight was well-founded. Hearts of Palm was voted the No. 1 band in Colorado, according to the 2008 Denver Post Underground Music Poll."
- Denver Post
"Nathan & Stephen is now Hearts of Palm, write that down. The energy that this group creates is similar to throwing everything they have including the kitchen sink on stage."