Plastic Magazine UK

Plastic Magazine UK

REVIEWS for World-Class Faker

Laprade has a knack for crafting engaging, instantly hummable pop confections.” - Mark Suppanz, Music Critic

— The Big Takeover Magazine

Don’t be fooled by the album’s title. “World-Class Faker” is the genuine article. ” - Jonathan Perry, Music Critic/Columnist

— Boston Globe

Laprade shows all the makings of a budding pop craftsman.” - Steve Ferra, Music Critic

— Absolute PowerPop

John Laprade is a new voice on the scene and reminds me of Glen Tilbrook, Tommy Keene and Wilco.” - Aaron Kupferberg, Music Critic


World-Class Faker ranked #21 on Brazil's Powerpop Station's Top 50 Albums of 2011” - Paolo Milea, Music Critic

Power Pop Station Brazil

"Sure to win the hearts of Americana and powerpop fans everywhere" 
                 - David Bash, International Pop Overthrow

Laprade has released one of 2011's best indie albums.” - Jennifer Haase, Music Critic