Three Futures

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Three Futures
Studio album by
ReleasedSeptember 29, 2017 (2017-09-29)
StudioEve Studios (Manchester, United Kingdom), Silkhay (Bridport, United Kingdom)
Genre Folk rock, alternative
Label 4AD
Producer Rob Ellis, Mackenzie Scott
Torres chronology
Three Futures
Silver Tongue
Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
Metacritic 81/100 [1]
Review scores
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The A.V. Club A- [3]
Consequence of Sound B+ [4]
DIY Magazine Star full.svgStar full.svgStar full.svgStar full.svgStar empty.svg [5]
The Line of Best Fit 8/10 [6]
Mojo Star full.svgStar full.svgStar full.svgStar empty.svgStar empty.svg [1]
Pitchfork 8.0/10 [7]
Spin 8/10 [8]
Uncut Star full.svgStar full.svgStar full.svgStar full.svgStar empty.svg [1]
Under the Radar 6.5/10 [9]

Three Futures is the third studio album by Torres (née Mackenzie Scott), released on September 29, 2017, on 4AD Records. The album was recorded in England. As with Torres' last album Sprinter , Three Futures was produced by Rob Eliis. The album was mixed by David Tolomel.



Three Futures was recorded in Stockport and Dorset, England once again with co-producer Rob Ellis, who also produced her last album, Sprinter . David Tolomei was chosen to mix the album. [10]

Track listing

All tracks written by Mackenzie Scott, except where noted [11]

1."Tongue Slap Your Brains Out" 3:20
2."Skim" 5:18
3."Three Futures" 4:04
4."Righteous Woman" 3:50
5."Greener Stretch" 4:45
6."Helen in the Woods" 2:33
7."Bad Baby Pie" 4:39
8."Marble Focus" 5:03
9."Concrete Ganesha" 4:30
10."To Be Given a Body"M. Scott, Cynthia Scott8:04
Total length:46:06


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