TORRES - Three Futures
Three Futures
73
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hellodecatur
NR
For once St Vincent is copying Torres and not the other way around with the whole "ass on the right side of the album cover" thing.
75
Torres definitely made the better St. Vincent album this year.
61
Sonic exploration and expanding outside of comfort zones is always commendable, but it should be a means to an end, revealing something new and interesting about an artist. "Three Futures" treats its new sound like both the means and the end. No one can accuse Mackenzie Scott of not pushing herself, but it's unclear why exactly she went in this vaguely arty synthpop direction, since it doesn't suit her particularly well. It's an inherently hit-or-miss album, with her humor and bravery ... read more
bitterblossom12
64
Definitely give that Torres props for moving toward a more unique direction, trying new sounds, specifically electronic on this album, but as much as I liked the self-titled and Sprinter, there are a ton of moments on this album where I think the song is just lacking or Mackenzie's voice is annoying and overly reaching and overly dramatic. IDK, just didn't do it for me, there are certainly a lot of interesting ideas here though so it's still a solid effort. But like "Helen in the Woods', ... read more
Atlas
70
One of those albums that slowly draw you into a different dimension as you listen.
JohnLouisHoward
84
I kind of like the new St. Vincent album.
VinylHound83
60
Not my style but definitely not that bad.
LucasLannister
60
Helen in the woods. Nothing else.
WildChameleon
76
Three Futures : interesting thematic, relatively easy to listen
Skim and helen in the woods : sonically more interesting but more difficult to dig into the content.

I have good exceptions for this one !

Edit : Yup I knew it ! I think all of the tracks lack one thing that can make great songs but she has a good direction.
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