Splitting the Atom

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Splitting the Atom
EP by Massive Attack
Released 4 October 2009[1]
Genre Electronica
Length 22:24
Massive Attack chronology
Collected
(2006)
Splitting the Atom
(2009)
Heligoland
(2010)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Pitchfork Media (4.4/10)[2]

Splitting the Atom is an EP by Massive Attack. It was released as a download on 4 October 2009,[1] and on vinyl (limited to 1,000 copies worldwide) on 19 October 2009.[3] The EP contains four new songs, two of which are remixes and all of which contain guest vocalists.

The title track features guest vocals by Horace Andy and keyboards by Damon Albarn and was premiered on BBC Radio 1 on 25 August 2009. [4] The track is featured on the band's fifth album Heligoland. "Bulletproof Love" however has been changed[clarification needed], and appears on the album as "Flat of the Blade".[citation needed]

The "Splitting the Atom" track appears on the soundtrack of FIFA 11, and was used as the opening theme song of the HBO series Luck.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Length
1. "Splitting the Atom" (featuring Horace Andy) 5:13
2. "Pray for Rain" (featuring Tunde Adebimpe) 6:42
3. "Bulletproof Love (Van Rivers & The Subliminal Kid Remix)" (featuring Guy Garvey) 6:41
4. "Psyche (Flash Treatment)" (remixed by Christoffer Berg, featuring Martina Topley-Bird) 3:48

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