‘Soused’ enters UK Album Chart at #30


Recorded early in 2014 by Peter Walsh, the album ‘Soused’ features Sunn O)))’s Stephen O’Malley, Greg Anderson, and Tos Nieuwenhuizen. Produced by Scott Walker and Peter Walsh, the album was released on Oct 22nd 2014.

Press quotes

“Soused is surprisingly melodic, Sunn O))) provide a menacing but rich backdrop to Walker’s distinctive baritone.” The Guardian *****

“A distinctly perverse pleasure.” Q ****

“The most accessible Scott Walker album since Tilt, perhaps even longer.” Uncut (8/10)

“Rich in imagination and surprisingly accessible.” The Observer

“At once jarringly astringent yet melodiously memorable.” The Independent – Album of the Week ****

“A powerful mix of dramatic, slow-moving sounds and Walker’s melodies and narratives” MOJO ****

“An endlessly compelling work, the match between singular solo artist and the pivotal group every bit as thrilling as you’d expect.” FACT ****

“Soused moves from the monumental to the intimate: a retrograde zoom from the apocalyptic desert, the broad river, to the room, the body, the mind. In doing so it’s a compelling and highly listenable work.”
The Quietus

“The greatest experience of your life.” Vice (10/10)

“This is Sunn O))) at their most playful, and Scott at his most enjoyable.” The Line Of Best Fit (10/10)

“An exemplar of contemporary boundary-pushing art to be consumed slowly and patiently.”
Under The Radar (8.5/10)

“An uneasy, intuitive, idiosyncratic masterpiece.” Clash (8/10)

“Cleverly pitched, constantly engaging, and finally, triumphant.” NME (8/10)

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