"We can't get enough of the song's nostalgic feel, especially as Shallow reminisces on the past and how we seem to look behind us with rose-colored glasses. As he leads us to the song's end, we're left nodding in a state of reflection with help from Shallow's dense lyrical content."
"There’s something to be said about lyrics that seem to uplift you while simultaneously punching you in the gut (in the best way), and to be entirely saturated in sincere confessions and hopeful assurances. For Travis Shallow, it conveys nothing but a natural gift" -Music Mecca
"Take one listen to his work and it is no wonder that he has landed himself some national opening spots with Gregg Allman, Tedeschi Trucks Band, Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real, The Marcus King Band, Jerry Joseph, Todd Snider, and fellow native North Carolina band, American Aquarium." -Breedlove Guitars
"Emerging from NC- Travis Shallow & The Deep End dive into The Great Divide with their eyes wide open. Their debut release seamlessly weaves genres, adding a touch of surprise, yet staying hauntingly familiar. Shallow is a musician’s musician, and his new release, The Great Divide, is your in." -Relix Magazine
They (Breedlove Guitars) also made him their Featured Artist in November. Just the month before, in October, the featured artist was no one other than Jeff Bridges. “I mean, The Dude, really?” Shallow said, flattered to be in such company. “Bridges has some great songs and a killer band, [the Abiders]."
"Far too often we sink our hearts into something that’s not meant to be. Travis Shallow sings from a personal depth here that’s easy to hear. As someone who feels like the “days are slippin’ by” a bit too quickly, this song is a timely reminder. It’s a yes from me!" -Ear to the Ground
"A whole host of memories of my time in the south-land (mostly in Huntsville, Alabama & lower Tennessee) are stirred up by Travis’s superbly crafted songs and guitar work… he has a voice that (somehow) reminds me of another of my Americana heroes, Kris Kristofferson…"