Church of Scars

Bishop Briggs - Church of Scars
Critic Score
Based on 3 reviews
User Score
Based on 76 ratings
2018 Ratings: #708
April 20, 2018 / Release Date
LP / Format
Teleport, Island / Label
Pop Soul, Electropop / Genres
Suggest a Genre
Add
Abuse of this feature may prevent future contributions from your account.
Tags
Your Review
Sign In to rate and review

CRITIC REVIEWS

90
Exclaim!

Church of Scars is a fine collection that highlights McLaughlin's prowess as a vocalist. Her talent in mixing an array of genres into a cohesive package has become a staple of her style, yielding sounds that are incredibly infectious while still packing a punch.

80
Northern Transmissions

With more hits than misses on this record and an undeniably stirring through line in McLaughlin’s performance, this record really showcases everything she’s bringing to the table.

60
Slant Magazine

Spread across 10 tracks, though, Briggs's formula ultimately reveals itself to be one-note.

distraughtonaut
78
Despite the fact that Church of Scars is really just a collection of radio hit singles that you have heard over the past couple of years, it somehow is one of the best pop experiences you will get this year. You are almost immediately reminded why we fell in love with Bishop for bridging the gap between pop and indie with songs like River, and continue to enjoy the environment created by such songs. When listening, you forget that you have probably heard many songs on the radio already, and ... read more
Tsareena
78
The mix of soul pop and electronic/ edm elements makes this an exciting listen. The lyrics were the weakest element for me (just a lot of repetition) but her vocals easily made up for that.
Fave: Wild Horses
earthrain
100
This album is perfect
iDairo
74
Tiene potencial. Es decir, comete muchos errores, y tiene relleno, pero siento que Bishop tiene mucho más por ofrecer. Las canciones están mal construidas, se nota que no se molestó en pulirlas del todo: ver que pedazo no encajaba, si el puente de la canción quedó muy flojo, etc. Su voz es bastante buena, y se podría decir que es un álbum con fuerza, pero este concepto se vuelve un poco erróneo con esas canciones mal trabajadas y/o flojas ... read more
90
Pontos Positivos do álbum
+ Primeiramente, a produção do álbum é EXCELENTE E IMPECÁVEL, Bishop explora uma sonoridade bem “Dark Pop” agressiva e traz instrumentais fortes e pesados. Com certeza essa característica é algo marcante nesse projeto.

+ Nesse disco, Bishop Briggs sem dúvidas nenhuma provou para todos que é dona de uma VOZ INCRÍVEL e que sabe muito bem usá-la, a cantora nos apresenta vocais ... read more
Purchasing Church of Scars from Amazon helps support Album of the Year. Or consider a donation?
Become a Donor
Donor badge, no ads + more benefits.

Year End Lists

/Alternative Press

Track List

  1. Tempt My Trouble
  2. River
  3. Lyin'
  4. White Flag
  5. Dream
  6. Wild Horses
  7. Hallowed Ground
  8. Water
  9. The Fire
  10. Hi-Lo (Hollow)
Sign in to comment
No one has said anything yet.
In Library (27)
HitPlay
vitormiranda1
boofrnds
shaynee
biddlestones12
ChefOnVinyl
diega
spice
veery
wcreviews


Added on: April 4, 2018