"Soul music, when done right, transmits strength to the listener. It may be the rally cry to prepare for battle, or the power to pick yourself up one more time. It could even be the strength needed to soften your heart to let love in again. Irene Torres knows this, and when she takes the stage she delivers that strength through her music."
"...one of the fastest rising young stars on the Canadian music scene."
“- "If you appreciate top notch musical mastery, you'll want to check this band out!"”
“-“A swinging outfit that has the best of retro with a contemporary hold. Irene has the pipes to impress and deals the cards like her life is at stake, and the band holds the winning hand. Last show I was at rocked all night.””
“-“… 21st Century music, dance floor ready and made with real instruments – they've spent a lot of time on the details.” ,”
“-“ Just how does a band, barely two years in business, convince such world-class talent to come all the way up to Toronto to record? Simple! They book some shows, jump in a van, drive to the southern states and show their heroes what a young Canadian band has to offer.””
"Top 46 Acts to catch in 2013"
"Irene Torres and the Sugar Devil make sweet, sweet music. Their album leaves the listener wanting more."
“Irene Torres & The Sugar Devils Top 8 - Best Albums of 2012”
"Ms. Torres takes us on a melodious tour brushed by sensual breezes, romantic notions and rhythmic push-ups."
" Irene Torres & The Sugar Devils did everything right, versatile, sexy, intelligent and captivating."
"Irene Torres is a singer with a "natural" voice, nothing sounds forced or contrived, she was clearly born to sing."
“-“The Devils make a joyful noise, a mix of jazz, blues and soul, touched by reggae …4.5/5"”
“Irene Torres & The Sugar Devils transport you to Canal Street, Havana, the French Caribbean and beyond.”
“If you are up for something a little different ... this is a great cd to try. I would file it under "listen to this music"”