Posts Tagged ‘Portishead’

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Torres has shared a new cover of Portishead track– hear her bewitching version of ‘Wandering Star’ .

The artist – real name Mackenzie Scott – is the latest musician to share a new cover while millions across the world self-isolate due to coronavirus.

The cover was recorded in London in 2017, with Scott calling the Bristol trio “one of my favourite bands in the world”. It was originally available only on Bandcamp (the website gave 100 percent of revenue to artists last Friday as a gesture of support), but is now available on YouTube too

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Released March 20th, 2020

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Mackenzie Scott, the singer-songwriter who performs under the pseudonym of Torres, has released a new cover of Portishead song ‘Wandering Star’. The Brooklyn-based musician, who is in the middle of a tour which has her scheduled to perform in Zurich, France, Italy and more, recently encountered a major financial struggle in order to get emergency flights back to America.

Now, while self-isolating like millions of people around the world, Scott has released a cover of the Portishead classic to help ease the struggle in quarantine. Given the recent success of Bandcamp’s campaign to help struggling artists at the time of the coronavirus campaign, Torres has made her ‘Wandering Star’ cover available to buy through her account on the streaming platform. It follows her January album Silver Tongue.

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This gorgeous track from the forthcoming album “FLOATING” Sleep Party People is a musical project from Brian Batz a multi instrumentalist musician from Copenhagen his work is heavily influenced by the Coctaeu Twins, Portishead and My Bloody Valentine. The album is to be released on June 2nd.