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GoldmineMag.com Review: “Charmed to Death” CD Release

February 8, 2021 | “Indie Spotlight on Sam Morrow, Stephen Jacques, Johnny Ironsights and more!”

“Stephen Jacques is, by every definition, a genuine pop perfectionist. His talents appear to come naturally, given the fact that every track on his latest album Charmed to Death emits a purity and passion that ensures its grasp from first hearing on.”

International Reviews

shewolf.eu review (Austria): “When I Fell in Love With You”

November 5, 2020 | “Stephen Jacques – Mit Ballade‚ ‘When I Fell In Love With You’ spielt der Singer & Songwriter sich in die Herzen! [Soft Rock / Unplugged]”

americana-uk.com review: “Bounty from the Seas”

July 11, 2019 | “Box of Moxie ‘Bounty From The Seas’ – Listen”

“With the interplay of strings and guitars the song takes on a hypnotic quality somewhere between ‘Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds’ and the dream-pop of Mercury Rev.”

National Reviews - Music Journalists

GoldmineMag.com Review: “Charmed to Death” CD Release

February 8, 2021 | “Indie Spotlight on Sam Morrow, Stephen Jacques, Johnny Ironsights and more!”

“Stephen Jacques is, by every definition, a genuine pop perfectionist. His talents appear to come naturally, given the fact that every track on his latest album Charmed to Death emits a purity and passion that ensures its grasp from first hearing on.”

Vents Magazine INTERVIEW: “Charmed to Death” CD Release

November 23, 2020 | “INTERVIEW: Stephen Jacques”

Indie Band Guru Review: “When I Fell in Love With You”

November 10, 2020 | “Stephen Jacques introducing brand new single: ‘When I Fell In Love With You’”

“Making the most of a new romance, its lyrics are steeped in youthful nostalgia but informed by Jacques’s maturity as an artist.”

The Warlock Asylum International News Review: “When I Fell in Love With You”

November 5, 2020 | “Amazingly Good: ‘When I Fell In Love With You’ by Stephen Jacques”

“‘When I Fell In Love With You’ descends upon the listener like a gift from heaven. Add an extra star if you are in love.”

SKOPEMAG.COM REVIEW: “When I Fell in Love With You”

November 4, 2020 | “Stephen Jacques New Single ‘When I Fell In Love With You’”

“The way Jacques retells his love recollections like a novelist sets this song apart from so many other lesser love songs”

Dancing About Architecture Review: “When I Fell in Love With You”

November 4, 2020 | “‘When I Fell In Love With You’—Stephen Jacques (reviewed by Dave Franklin)”

“Raw, honest, and heartwarming … just like life should be”

Beachsloth Review: “When I Fell in Love With You”

November 2, 2020 | “Stephen Jacques — ‘When I Fell In Love With You’”

“Never rushing anything there is a compassion, a devoted loveliness that feels pitch perfect and ever so real.”

Bandcamp Diaries Review: “When I Fell in Love With You”

November 2020 | “Stephen Jacques introducing brand new single: ‘When I Fell In Love With You’”

“A crisp production with dreamy vocals, brightly strummed acoustic guitars, and some stunning slide guitar licks adding a lush spaciousness …”

SKOPEMAG.COM REVIEW: “Submission Admission”

January 30, 2019 | “Box of Moxie's release ‘Submission Admission’”

“A supreme addition to an already sterling discography under the moniker bearing the band’s name, Submission Admission is an excellent, engaging LP through and through.

NODEPRESSION.COM REVIEW: “Irish Sea Lovers”

October 6, 2018 | “Box of Moxie - ‘Irish Sea Lovers’ Premier”

“‘Irish Sea Lovers’ is one of their finest moments yet and a complete musical experience that promises ample riches and delivers without fail. Box of Moxie has a fine discography rich in musical wealth, but there's little question that this represents a new peak for the band.”

TheIndieSource.com review: “Bounty from the Seas”

June 24, 2019 | “Box of Moxie – Bounty from the Seas”

“This is far from a novice recording nor the product of precocious youth. ‘Bounty from the Seas’ is a mature and thoughtful work of performance art and eludes easy classification.”

indiepulsemusic.com review: “Bounty from the Seas”

June 24, 2019 | “Box of Moxie – Bounty from the Seas (PREMIERE)”

“This is top shelf musical art and an undoubted standout on an already exemplary effort.”

too much love review: “Spirit Rainbow”

May 20, 2019 | “Box of Moxie Releases Single”

“He definitely hits this one out of the park beyond anything that I was anticipating … there’s not a doubt in my mind that the underground that spawned him will soon be too limiting an environment to contain his star-power.”

MobAngeles.com review: “Bounty from the Seas”

June 24, 2019 | “Box of Moxie releases Bounty from the Seas”

“This is the magic of art rather than disposable pop music that says nothing substantive … Jacques brings an elevated sensibility to ‘Bounty from the Seas’”

COME HERE FLOYD REVIEW: “In The Palm Of My Hand”

November 27, 2018 | “PREMIERE: BOX OF MOXIE Shares ‘In The Palm Of My Hand’”

“Commitment, sincerity, honesty, and energy are supplied by such ambitions. Stephen just thinks we can get there.”

ventsmagazine.com review: “Salt Water Magic”

July 19, 2019 | “PREMIER: Box of Moxie Streams New LP, ‘Salt Water Magic’”

“‘Salt Water Magic,’ an extraordinaire new compilation, takes on all things ocean, sea, tributary … . Not to mention Love”

WRIR-FM: “Submission Admission” Voted #7 of top 30 New albums of the year

March 2019 | “Top 30 new albums for week ending Mar 1”

NEW NOISE MAGAZINE REVIEW: “Submission Admission”

January 29, 2019 | “Album Premiere: Box of Moxie - ‘Submission Admission’”

“An eclectic adoration of love songs. Stephen Jacques jumps off with the grace and beauty of this record and really dives in.”

VENTS MAGAZINE REVIEW: “Hatteras Surf Buzz”

December 18, 2018 | “PREMIERE: Box Of Moxie Release New Single ‘Hatteras Surf Buzz’”

“Slicing into ‘Hatteras Surf Buzz,’ Box of Moxie has again released a rather elegantly appointed vibe in exploring the life and mind of an east coast surfer.”

EARBUDDY.COM REVIEW: “Train Car Romance”

October 26, 2018 | “PREMIERE: Box of Moxie – ‘Train Car Romance’”

“‘Train Car Romance’ showcases both of their talents: Jacques’ emotion-heavy vocals and Weatherhead’s sharp instrumentation … recalls the college-rock of the mid-90s, which I especially enjoy.”

Last day deaf Review: “Irish Sea Lovers”

October 23, 2018 | “Young Folks – {10 folk / acoustic / indie folk / alt-country / singer-songwriter jams, (mhuɣcâ)”
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“An exceptional, prolific & insightful musician with an extensive list of credits in the Music industry.”

American Pancake Review: “Irish Sea Lovers”

October 20, 2018 | “A song for lovers to fall in love with - ‘Irish Sea Lovers’ by Box of Moxie”

“Front man singer songwriter Stephen Jacques has an affable but dreamy voice and his tone coupled with the cadence and melodies made me think of The Kinks, Lou Reed and Donovan all at once. Enchanting indeed.”

Beehive Candy review: “Bounty from the Seas”

June 28, 2019 | “Box of Moxie – Bounty from the Seas”

“With the new song 'Bounty From The Seas' the genre wanderer continues to release more fabulous material.”