"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)

"For those who relish an opportunity to experience the dark magic of creativity cubed, this is 2014's most irresistible beckoning finger." Metal Hammer (9/10)

"Truly astonishing." Loud & Quiet (9/10)

"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)

"This astonishing collaboration [...] is unnerving but effective." The Sun ****

Scott Walker + Sunn O)))

october 21