Tortured Soul mixes classic R&B and soul influences into the sound of traditional house music. Also, the songs on Introducing Tortured Soul were recorded with live instruments. The instruments used during Introducing Tortured Soul are a real bass and drums, with a very ’70s-sounding electric piano.
The songs are poppy, with solid chorus hooks along with insistent beats. Furthermore, Introducing Tortured Soul might appeal even to those who profess to dislike house music.