"So yeah, that part about him being a good songwriter? “Cliffs” leaves nothing to chance, a technicolor panorama of a pop-rock song that leaves us wondering why he’d ever wait this long. His vocals sound a little like the Early November’s Ace Enders, a little like Owl City’s Adam Young; he’s earnest, he’s passionate, and he’s got the timbre to swim through the lush soundscapes he’s built himself." - Billboard
Unsurprisingly, given that this is from the man who co-wrote the likes of ‘Misery Business’, ‘That’s What You Get’ and ‘The Only Exception’, the songwriting here is as excellent as it is direct… ‘Walkways’ succeeds both as a reintroduction to Josh and as a document that propels him back into the world in his own impressive right.’ - Kerrang!
It's intimate, it's honest, and it still has that signature guitar-driven hook (which makes sense — he's been playing since he was 13). - Teen Vogue
Carrying the melodies effortlessly, energetic tracks like the title ‘Walkways’ are lifted by his ability to carry a tune as well as some of the most-loved alternative singers. - Punktastic