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What An Enormous Room


What An Enormous Room

Sixth album of indie rock from Orlando-born Mackenzie Scott produced with Sarah Jaffe

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  1. 8.0 |   Slant Magazine

    The singer ruminates on the joyous upheavals that come with marriage
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  2. 8.0 |   musicOMH

    Mackenzie Ruth Scott has been responsible for some extraordinary music over the last decade, and her latest swaggers with confidence
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  3. 8.0 |   The Line Of Best Fit

    The visceral texture at the heart of What An Enormous Room, is a blending of strange-sounding synthetic instruments and off-kilter beats while the scope of Scott’s lyrics and musical adventuring is alive with possibility and renewed faith
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  4. 8.0 |   All Music

    Thirstier's anthems of devotion might be more immediately gratifying, but the eloquent expressions of love's uncomfortable and uncertain parts that fill What an Enormous Room are a testament to Torres' insatiable need to seek out emotional truths
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  5. 8.0 |   PopMatters

    Although Torres’ new LP cements her position as an iconic musician and signifies a final breakthrough into the stratosphere of musical history
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  6. 8.0 |   Spectrum Culture

    A crooked, complicated and characteristically chameleonic album from a songwriter unafraid to acknowledge the darkness while basking in the light
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  7. 7.8 |   Beats Per Minute

    Even within the sound of settling, Torres has plenty of charming things to say
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  8. 7.4 |   Northern Transmissions

    It’s a bit of a hit or miss album, one that succeeds in its melodies and lyrics, but not always in its full song delivery
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  9. 7.1 |   Paste Magazine

    Mackenzie Scott’s sixth album delivers proficient synth-rock but lacks the commanding power of her previous work
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  10. 7.0 |   No Ripcord

    Artificial Limits is a call to let go of any preconceptions on what you can or can’t achieve and push for your dreams during our limited time on this Earth
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  11. 7.0 |   Pitchfork

    Having found unexpected happiness in her personal life, Mackenzie Scott approaches self-reflection with cautious optimism on her latest album, tentatively teasing the edges of her playful sound
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  12. 7.0 |   Exclaim

    Mackenzie Scott’s sixth full-length album revels in the sonic space it can occupy. It’s about that more than any actual room; how big she can make it all sound
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  13. 7.0 |   Uncut

    What An Enormous Room takes her eclecticism to fresh heights, each of these songs exploring different emotional moods while influences range from The Breeders to Goldfrapp. Print edition only

  14. 6.0 |   Mojo

    There's no doubt Mackenzie Scott never stops moving here, switching between gothic sway, grungy stomp and electro-pop gyration, but it can make it hard to catch her eye in a meaningful way. Print edition only

  15. 6.0 |   The Guardian

    The indie musician flexes the noirish power of her commanding voice on her sixth album, and embraces grand new sonic theatrics
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