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Torres announces new album, Three Futures, shares video for title track: Watch

Mackenzie Scott returns with her third full-length effort

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    Mackenzie Scott marked the return of her Torres project last month with the release of “Skim”. Now, the Brooklyn artist has announced the album from which that single emanates, Three Futures.

    Due out September 29th via 4AD, Three Futures follows 2015’s remarkable Sprinter. It was recorded in Stockport and Dorset, England with producer Rob Ellis (PJ Harvey) and mixer David Tolomei (Future Islands). According to Scott, the record’s 10 tracks are “entirely about using the body that each of us has been given as a mechanism of joy.”

    The title track exemplifies that ethos in rather melancholy fashion. “Three Futures” is a subtle groove, one that swirls around restrained but restless guitar lines that hint this album could be Scott’s St. Vincent moment. Lyrically, the song looks back on an ended relationship with sad eyes that hope to see the best. “I hope that’s what you’ll remember/ Not how I left, but how I entered,” Scott sings on the chorus. “You didn’t know I saw three futures/ One alone, and one with you/ And one with the love I knew I’d choose.”

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    “Three Futures” arrives via a video with some familiar visuals. The images tie directly into the “Skim” clip as well as the Three Futures album art, all of which come from director/photographer Ashley Connor. Prepare to become very familiar with that couch. Check out the “Three Futures” video below.

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    torres three futures Torres announces new album, Three Futures, shares video for title track: Watch

    Three Futures Tracklist:
    01. Tongue Slap Your Brains Out
    02. Skim
    03. Three Futures
    04. Righteous Woman
    05. Greener Stretch
    06. Helen in the Woods
    07. Bad Baby Pie
    08. Marble Focus
    09. Concrete Ganesha
    10. To Be Given a Body

    Find Torres’ updated tour schedule below.

    Torres 2017 Tour Dates:
    07/23 – Seattle, WA @ Capitol Hill Block Party
    07/26 – New York, NY @ NPR Music’s Turning the Tables Live
    08/19 – Omaha, NE @ Maha Music Festival
    09/28 – Philadelphia, PA @ Boot & Saddle
    09/29 – Washington, D.C. @ Rock & Roll Hotel
    09/30 – Boston, MA @ Sinclair
    10/01 – Montreal, QC @ Petit Campus
    10/03 – Toronto, ON @ Horseshoe Tavern
    10/05 – Chicago, IL @ Subterranean
    10/06 – Minneapolis, MN @ 7th Street Entry
    10/09 – Vancouver, BC @ Fox Cabaret
    10/11 – Portland, OR @ Doug Fir
    10/13 – San Francisco, CA @ Slim’s
    10/14 – Santa Ana, CA @ Constellation Room
    10/16 – Los Angeles, CA @ Teragram Ballroom
    10/17 – San Diego, CA @ The Casbah
    10/20 – Salt Lake City, UT @ Kilby Court
    10/21 – Denver, CO @ Larimer Lounge
    10/23 – St. Louis, MO @ Off Broadway
    10/24 – Nashville, TN @ High Watt
    10/25 – Columbus, OH @ The Basement
    10/27 – Brooklyn, NY @ Music Hall of Williamsburg
    11/04 – Reykjavik, IS @ @ Iceland Airwaves
    11/07 – Manchester, UK @ Soup Kitchen
    11/08 – London, UK @ Tufnell Park Dome
    11/09 – Brighton, UK @ The Haunt
    11/10 – Paris, FR @ Le Point Ephemere
    11/11 – Amsterdam, NL @ Bitterzoet
    11/13 – Cologne, DE @ Gebaude 9
    11/14 – Hamburg, DE @ Waagenbau
    11/15 – Berlin, DE @ Kantine am Berghain
    11/16 – Munich, DE @ Ampere
    11/18 – Brussels, BE @ Botanique Rotonde

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