Torres - Torres
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  • Summary: The debut album for Nashville's Mackenzie Scott was recorded live to tape over five days.
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 9 out of 11
  2. Negative: 0 out of 11
  1. 91
    Torres is an album that is pulsating with life.
  2. Feb 26, 2013
    90
    For a debut album from a gal who can’t even legally rent a car by herself, this is very impressive. She attracts to a wide audience, displays restraint and obscurity at appropriate times.
  3. 90
    It’s wrought with haunting, high-stakes emotions, but the strength of Scott’s voice means it never feels melodramatic or plainly vulnerable.
  4. Nov 14, 2013
    80
    Torres is a promising, impassioned debut.
  5. Dec 5, 2013
    80
    This sounds like it could be the first flowering of a major talent.
  6. Feb 26, 2013
    75
    It's easy to imagine her getting very famous, because Torres doesn't wash the songs out with its prettiness.
  7. Nov 14, 2013
    60
    anyone fond of latter-day leftfield singer-songwriters such as Sharon Van Etten or Waxahatchee will revel in discovering a more buttoned-up, southern version of their hypnotic relationship exegeses.

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  1. Apr 8, 2013
    10
    Definitely a favorite of mine for this year. Excellent song writing and the vocals just ooze emotion. The instrumentation was also veryDefinitely a favorite of mine for this year. Excellent song writing and the vocals just ooze emotion. The instrumentation was also very impressive for a debut self- release. I certainly look forward to what Torres can do in the future. Expand

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