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TORRES - Out Now : 'Three Futures'
TORRES : Out Now : 'Three Futures'
29th September 2017

Today, TORRES releases Three Futures, her third full-length album and debut with 4AD.  

You can buy the album on limited gold vinyl and CD from the 4AD Store here.
Buy/stream the album on the digital platform of your choice here.  

TORRES is the creative alter-ego of Brooklyn-based Mackenzie Scott.  In describing the album, Scott says it “is entirely about using the body that each of us has been given as a mechanism of joy”.  The 10 original tracks on Three Futures embrace ecstasy, desire and indulgence rather than self-denial, and exude this idea via immersive music.  Mechanized grooves are placed at the forefront, providing a framework for perforated electro-pop static, harsh gothic / industrial textures, and insistent Krautrock motifs.

For Three Futures, Scott reconnected with producer Rob Ellis (PJ Harvey), who worked on TORRES’ last album Sprinter, to record in Stockport and Dorset, England. David Tolomei (Beach House, Future Islands) mixed the album.

“A stunning and important album.” - Q
"The dissonant guitars and whirring synths land on the more accessible side of avant-garde rock… though revelling in never quite resolving its melodies”  - Uncut [8/10]
"She is singing intensely personal, even florid, lyrics to an unnamed loved one: “We lined the Hudson with our tangents/ You trusted me to love your parents.” The effect is a bit mannered, like we’ve walked in on Scott mid-transformation, but her voice cuts through the murk like an approaching stranger, locking eyes.” - Pitchfork
"A gorgeously languid song laced with synths, just barely brimming over with quiet, but subtly menacing guitar work.” - NPR Music 
“Rendered with the repressed, vibrant sadness of a Todd Haynes melodrama.” - The FADER
“Truth-bombing songwriter TORRES makes some of the most darkly powerful indie rock around.” - Rolling Stone

TORRES - Three Futures

1. Tongue Slap Your Brains Out
2. Skim
3. Three Futures
4. Righteous Woman
5. Greener Stretch
6. Helen in the Woods
7. Bad Baby Pie
8. Marble Focus
9. Concrete Ganesha
10. To Be Given a Body

TORRES (guitar, vocals) and band -- Erin Manning (keyboards, vocals), Cameron Kapoor (guitar) and Dominic Cipolla (drums) -- will tour extensively this fall in support of Three Futures. The Dove & The Wolf will support on most dates. 

29th – Rock & Roll Hotel, Washington, DC, US # [TICKETS]
30th – Sinclair, Boston, MA, US # [TICKETS]

1st – Petit Campus, Montreal, QC, Canada # [TICKETS]
3rd – Horseshoe Tavern, Toronto, ON, Canada # [TICKETS]
5th – Subterranean, Chicago, IL, US # [TICKETS]
6th – 7th Street Entry, Minneapolis, MN, US # [TICKETS]
9th – Fox Cabaret, Vancouver, BC, Canada # [TICKETS]
11th – Doug Fir, Portland, OR, US # [TICKETS]
13th - Slims, San Francisco CA, US #
14th - Constellation Room, Santa Ana CA, US #
16th - Teragram Ballroom, Los Angeles CA, US # [TICKETS]
17th – The Casbah, San Diego, CA, US # [TICKETS]
20th – Kilby Court, Salt Lake City, UT, US # [TICKETS]
21st – Larimer Lounge, Denver, CO, US # [TICKETS]
23rd – Off Broadway, St. Louis, MO, US # [TICKETS]
24th – High Watt, Nashville, TN, US # [TICKETS]
25th – The Basement, Columbus, OH, US # [TICKETS]
27th – Music Hall of Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY, US # [TICKETS]

4th - Iceland Airwaves, Reykavik, Iceland [TICKETS]
7th – Soup Kitchen, Manchester, UK # [TICKETS]
8th – Tufnell Park Dome, London, UK # [TICKETS]
9th – The Haunt, Brighton, UK # [TICKETS]
10th – Le Point Ephemere, Paris, France # [TICKETS]
11th – Bitterzoet, Amsterdam, Netherlands # [TICKETS]
13th – Gebaude 9, Cologne, Germany # [TICKETS]
14th – Waagenbau, Hamburg, Germany # [TICKETS]
15th – Kantine Am Berghain, Berlin, Germany # [TICKETS]
16th – Ampere, Munich, Germany # [TICKETS]
18th – Botanique / Rotonde, Brussels, Belgium # [TICKETS]

# = with The Dove & The Wolf

Watch "Skim""Three Futures" and "Helen In The Woods".