"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 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)