Split (Lush album)

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Split
Studio album by Lush
Released 13 June 1994
(See release history)
Recorded October – December 1993 at Rockfield Studios, Wales; Berry House, Sussex; and Abbey Road Studios, London
Genre Shoegazing, dream pop
Length 52:06
Label 4AD
Producer Mike Hedges and Lush
Lush chronology
Spooky
(1992)
Split
(1994)
Lovelife
(1996)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[1]
Loaded mixed[2]
Rolling Stone 4/5 stars[3]

Split is the second album by British shoegazing act Lush, released on 4AD on June 13, 1994 in the UK and a day later in the US. Two singles were released from the album: "Desire Lines" and "Hypocrite," both released on May 30, 1994. Split was reissued by 4AD on CD in July 2001.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Light from a Dead Star"   Berenyi 3:15
2. "Kiss Chase"   Berenyi 3:17
3. "Blackout"   Anderson 3:06
4. "Hypocrite"   Berenyi 2:53
5. "Lovelife"   Anderson 3:56
6. "Desire Lines"   Anderson 7:37
7. "The Invisible Man"   Anderson 2:14
8. "Undertow"   Berenyi 4:57
9. "Never-Never"   Anderson 8:04
10. "Lit Up"   Anderson 4:00
11. "Starlust"   Anderson, Berenyi 4:32
12. "When I Die"   Anderson 4:17

Release history[edit]

Country Date Label Format Catalogue #
United Kingdom 13 June 1994 4AD CD CAD 4011 CD
LP CAD 4011
Cassette CAD C 4011
United States 14 June 1994 4AD/Reprise CD 9 45578-2
Japan 20 March 1996 Nippon Columbia CD COCY-80093
United Kingdom 2 July 2001 4AD CD (reissue) GAD 4011 CD

Singles[edit]

  • "Hypocrite" (30 May 1994)
    • CD (BAD 4008 CD); 12" vinyl (BAD 4008)
      1. "Hypocrite" – 2:58
      2. "Love at First Sight" – 5:12
      3. "Cat's Chorus" – 3:23
      4. "Undertow" (Spooky Remix) – 9:13
    • 7" vinyl (AD 4008)
      1. "Hypocrite" – 2:58
      2. "Cat's Chorus" – 3:23
  • "Desire Lines" (30 May 1994)
    • CD (BAD 4010 CD); 12" vinyl (BAD 4010)
      1. "Desire Lines" – 7:29
      2. "White Wood" – 4:14
      3. "Girl's World" – 4:56
      4. "Lovelife" (Suga Bullit Remix) – 8:15
    • 7" vinyl (AD 4010)
      1. "Desire Lines" – 7:29
      2. "Girl's World" – 4:56
  • "When I Die" (PROMO ONLY, June 1994)
    • Radio promo CD (PRO-CD-7048)
      1. "When I Die" (Scott Litt Remix) – 4:20
      2. "Light from a Dead Star" (Album Version) – 3:17
      3. "Lovelife" (Album Version) – 3:57

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kellman, Andy. "Review: Split - Lush". Macrovision Corporation. Retrieved 26 August 2009. 
  2. ^ Holden, Michael. "Review: Lush: Split (4AD)". Loaded (IPC Magazines Ltd.) (July, 1994): 96. 
  3. ^ Evans, Paul (September 8, 1994). "Review: Lush, Split". Jann Wenner. Retrieved 26 August 2009.