"Skim" isn't a huge leap musically from any of the songs on Sprinter. It might get a wee bit more experimental and odd at some points, but nothing completely out of left field. "Skim" just feels different. Mackenzie Scott (Torres's non-stage name) seems to be playing and singing with a newfound sense of confidence and is far more self assured. It reminds me a little of early Tori Amos mixed with St. Vincent. "Skim" is quirky without being too precious. I can't wait to hear what else she's been up to.
You can watch the video for "Skim" below. Torres's new album will be released via 4AD. I don't believe there is a release date as of now. For more on Torres, including just announced tour dates, check out her website.