"With Back Into it, Disaster Relief delivers sprawling, juicy soundscapes of soul and jazz, reflecting superior musicianship and bewitching arrangements."
"The eclecticism and funky charisma continues... making the entire album a delicious listen."
"It is soul music at its heart – beautiful, earnest, gorgeously performed and poetically balanced.... It’s joyful, promising of days ahead full of fun and freedom and each other. It’s a pre-party, flooding your senses with the kind of music that can only make you smile and laugh and dance."- Samantha Simmonds-Ronceros
"Anyone who enjoys funky fusion tunes should just sit back and absorb it… because it’s truly hard not to enjoy this one."
"Throughout, the playing and arrangements are almost immaculate and the album in many ways plays like a perfect playlist for a day out, running in the park, or just simply driving around. Rainy day? Yes, you could still certainly dance to this one. Anyway, it is still on repeat." - Luibinko Zivkovic
"Davis demonstrates why she was the perfect choice to compliment the superb musicians in the line-up. Disaster Relief demonstrates why they are perfect to accompany her voice, and the arrangement is richly textured. Davis’ voice is commanding, powerful and smooth. She tells stories with truth and honesty." - Sammy Stein (BBC Radio)
“How I Feel” rolls out on blues-flavored funky guitars topped by braying brass as Thornetta’s rich, soulful tones imbue the lyrics with wicked flavors. A dazzling guitar solo injects the tune with electrifying wah-wah licks, while Thornetta’s rasping timbres galvanize. “Not So Scared of You” opens on a cool drum shuffle flowing into a down-and-dirty funk rhythm, oozing coloration from a drawling organ. Percolating horns offer delicious accents, showcasing Thornetta’s smoldering vocals. Chock-full of beaucoup luscious, slick washes of color, “Not So Scared of You” sizzles with atmosphere.
"This song duo brings that ’60s soul sound back to life and modern times with punch, aplomb, and, you guessed it, soul. Along the way, the lyrics tackle some real serious subjects like politics of hate and division and fight for female rights." - Luibinko Zivkovic
"Greasy...open, yet poignant funk jams. ..the band’s feel good ethos produces perfect party music.” - Paul Naser
“Delicious soul-funk, innovative and brisk…played with fervent passion and oodles of sonic heat.” – Randall Radik
"Overpowered by funk, Disaster Relief lift you up by getting down." - Christopher Porter