"Brooklyn-residing indie pop artist COTE is brimming over with a classic, singer-songwriter talent that infuses her 1970s-era-imbued song structures and her elegant, yet expressive vocal phrasings that recall the likes of renowned ‘70s icons Fleetwood MacEmmylou Harris, and Carly Simon." - The Big Takeover

"It's a swoon song suspended in the same galaxy as Beach House or Mazzy Star." - Noisey on "Cruel" 

Indie Shuffle praises "Golden Hour," saying "COTE's delicate vocals give the song strong emotional pull, while the gentle instrumentation - headlined by a soothing guitar lick - lays a solid foundation for the lyrical content."

All Things Go said that the single 'Cruel' has, "an indie rhythm coupled with the historic New York singer-songwriter style as angelic harmonies fill the air."