Entertainment Weekly - 12/1/95, pp.70-71
"...dips the standards into slippery slack key guitars and some mock-Elvis singing..." - Rating: B
Melody Maker - 12/9/95, p.33
"...vaguely spooky Hawaiian/surf arrangements of festive tunes that...transcend convensional kitsch to put one in mind of scoffing hot dogs with Elvis by rockpools, slow black-and-white Fifties films..."
CHRISTMAS ON BIG ISLAND contains surf-guitar renditions of old Christmas favorites.