New York Press, 1/20/09
“You really do feel as if you’re being sucked into the drama. That’s a testament to Blake doing his job…It’s a journalistic take on the band, and its reads like a history book. It’s respectful and revealing, but not in a scandalous way.”
Blurt Magazine, 2/09
“Mark Blake has clearly done his share of research…Blake is at his best [when] providing those details that leap off the page while placing Pink Floyd squarely in the context of the times.”
"Comfortably Numb is a hell of a read."—Skyscraper Magazine
"Arguably the best book that has ever been written about 'the Floyd.'"
—Oak Park Press
"Comfortably Numb is both an enjoyable read for rock historians and a Pink Floyd trivia geek."
"Chances are you probably won't see another Pink Floyd book on the shelves anytime soon because this one gets it right."—Kirkus
"Mark Blake peels back the layers of mystery around the band's history with a supple, readable biography, replacing much hearsay and apocrypha with details and facts conveyed with the skepticism of a journalist and the passion of a fan...the definitive read on Pink Floyd."—PopMatters
"Impeccable...The most complete, insightful, and current account of Pink Floyd to date, Comfortably Numb is nearly as essential as the music itself."—Austin Chronicle