‘Head Canon is unafraid, unashamedly a folk album, blending the new and innovative with the traditional, and I get the feeling that followers of folk music will be talking about it decades from now.’ - Fatea

‘…great songs, and a burst of old-school English folk-rock added in. Excellent!’ - Robin Denselow

‘His early releases always crackled with the promise that Ashworth’s debut album was going to prove something special. The promise is fulfilled.’ -

‘…like a modern day Martin Carthy’ - Folk Radio UK

"Spell-bindingly good" - Greg Russell, BBC Sheffield

'Adventurous, exciting, and highly effective.' - FRoots

'..perhaps Thom Ashworth is in the vanguard of a new generation of protest singers.' - Folk Radio UK

"My favourite EP of the year... it's innovative, it's subtle, it's atmospheric, it merits a much bigger stage." - Mike Brocken, Folkscene BBC Merseyside

'Once you’ve heard him, you won’t forget that superb tenor voice or the unique sound the tracks on this EP have to offer.' - Folk Radio UK

'...exceedingly skilful use of stripped back accompaniments, eliciting maximum musical and atmospheric impact...His interpretation of Tyne of Harrow is moving in its honesty and simplicity, which belies a carefully constructed arrangement with vocals, bass and percussion building atmosphere and pathos into this tale.' - Bright Young Folk

'...ends in striking style with a dark, minimal and spooked version of Sidney Carter’s ominous anti-war protest song ‘Crow On The Cradle’ -