“Even in times of lush arrangement, every sonic touch serves the core premise, and Lutz' powerful, mercurial vocals reach far corners of emotion, from shivering sadness to full-blown roars of triumph.”
“This isn't music you are going to hear in the dressing room at H&M, and thank God. This album is SO good. Singer-guitarist Eliza Lutz has a voice that immediately reminded me of a cross between Kate Bush and Karen Elson.”
"At five songs, Future Scars still provides us more than plenty of full-lengths do, plus it’s jam-packed with explosive and catchy post-punk ballads comprised of melodies that sound almost like what could have been if the mathy emo movement of the mid-to-late ’90s hadn’t gone by the wayside; this is evolution, for the band members and for the Santa Fe scene, and it is excellent. Think of Fear like a brief yet ever-ramping overview of everything Future Scars can do.."
-Alex De'Vore, Santa Fe Reporter (SFR November 2016)
Radio interview with Ira Gordon on KBAC - Eliza Lutz talks about Before, There Was Fear
Listen to the full interview here (KBAC November 2016)