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Silver Tongue

Torres

Silver Tongue

Fourth album of alt.rock from Georgia-born Mackenzie Scott

ADM rating[?]

7.6

Label
Merge
UK Release date
31/01/2020
US Release date
31/01/2020
  1. 9.0 |   PopMatters

    Her most mature release to date. Its nine songs, all evocative and transporting, strive toward a new vocabulary for connection, confidence, and queer love
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  2. 8.5 |   Earbuddy

    Torres invites you along for another rewarding journey on Silver Tongue
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  3. 8.3 |   Consequence Of Sound

    Mackenzie Scott’s first self-produced album is a cohesive plunge into dark but tender territory
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  4. 8.0 |   All Music

    Like Torres' previous album, Silver Tongue takes some time to unfold, but it's well worth it; by fluently expressing the resilience it takes to bounce back from hard times, she comes into her own
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  5. 8.0 |   Loud And Quiet

    Silver Tongue is tightly-coiled and whip-smart, rendered beefier than its scant 35 minutes by synth washes, esoteric percussion and, best of all, an even more ruthless penchant for melody
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  6. 8.0 |   Exclaim

    At just nine tracks and 36 minutes, Silver Tongue runs the gamut on aural and ethereal moods, leaving Torres with one her most emotionally fulsome and satisfying records
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  7. 8.0 |   DIY

    Her most complete and consistent yet
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  8. 8.0 |   Paste Magazine

    More TORRES is a good thing, especially after a worrisome interlude when it seemed the artist might be done. And Silver Tongue is compelling evidence that she is not.
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  9. 8.0 |   Uncut

    Demonstrates the multifaceted yet coherent place Scott has arrived at as a songwriter. Print edition only

  10. 8.0 |   NME

    Mackenzie Scott's fourth album is a candid, real-time account of her relationship, which is complicated by a knotty affair
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  11. 8.0 |   Spectrum Culture

    The commercial side of music has always been and will always be a dirty business, but great art will find an audience no matter what
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  12. 8.0 |   The Skinny

    Mackenzie Scott returns as TORRES with an album that is uncompromisingly her own
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  13. 8.0 |   Under The Radar

    Silver Tongue is an album that once again demonstrates what an insightful and empathetic artist she is as she explores the highs and lows of relationships and love
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  14. 7.4 |   Pitchfork

    Mackenzie Scott’s fourth album is both her most intimate and eclectic. Its best moments are the sound of someone powering through uncertainty until they find their direction again
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  15. 7.0 |   music OMH

    An album that may not have existed at one point – Scott has talked about how she almost quit music after her experiences with 4AD. It’s a good thing she relented, as Silver Tongue is her most consistent album to date
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  16. 6.5 |   The Line Of Best Fit

    A worthy album with definite highlights, but some unfulfilled potential
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  17. 6.0 |   Mojo

    Letting loose more might have benefited the flow. Print edition only

  18. 6.0 |   Q

    Atmospheric love songs reach fever pitch. Print edition only


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