Bob Mersereau, CBC New Brunswick

“Thom Swift is exploring important questions we all (hopefully) ask ourselves: How do you live a good life? What are the ways to find real happiness? He looks at humanity and decency, and finds answers in small, but still heroic lives. His deep baritone will also help you find the faith that things are going to work out fine, if we all just take care of each other.”

Times & Transcript

“The Fortunate Few is one of Swift’s most definitive musical statements to date. His songwriting comes from the heart and deals with subject matters that matter to him. Perhaps even more importantly, the general population will have little trouble identifying with Swift’s songs as well.” – Times & Transcript, Moncton

What’s Goin On

“I look forward to a new Thom Swift album like I look forward to a Daniel Lanois offering – with bated breath. If you are a fan of his music, you are going to put this album in heavy rotation. If you are new to his sound, this album will make you buy the back catalogue. I give The Fortunate Few a swift thumbs up!” – What’s Goin On

Cape Breton Post

The Fortunate Few is an excellent CD that would add to any collection. It will allow you to savour a beer or sip a glass of wine and just enjoy the music…and this is good music!” – Cape Breton Post

The Daily Gleaner

“With fresh, rootsy riffs and mature, honest stories of life, love, and family, Thom Swift is an artist taking the time to look deep into himself and recognize what truly matters. This is an artist who can do so many things with a guitar, but considerate listeners will hear elements of swampy blues, heartland folk, and Springsteenian roots-rock pulsing throughout the album. It’s an important step forward for one of the Maritimes’ best artists.” – Adam Bowie, columnist with The Daily Gleaner, juror for the Polaris Music Prize.