"With startling, clearly early MTV-era music video style, “Long Haul Heartbreak” captures the essence of the late ’80s and early ’90s rock scene. Within the context of 'a long haul,' and longing to 'see the Mississippi before she dies' Melissa Ruth has isolated a specific feeling of nostalgia and ennui that draws from West Coast living, the lure of the Mississippi, and a pure struggle with longing." -Americana Highways