R.I.P. (Actress album)

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R.I.P.
R.I.P. cover.jpg
Studio album by
Released20 April 2012
Genre
Length56:59
LabelHonest Jon's
Actress chronology
Splazsh
(2010)
R.I.P.
(2012)
Ghettoville
(2014)

R.I.P. is the third studio album by British electronic musician Actress. It was released on 20 April 2012 on Honest Jon's Records.[1]

Critical reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
SourceRating
Metacritic81/100[2]
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic4.5/5 stars[3]
Clash9/10[4]
Fact4.5/5[5]
The Irish Times4/5 stars[6]
Mixmag4/5[7]
NME8/10[8]
Pitchfork8.5/10[9]
Resident Advisor4.5/5[10]
Rolling Stone3.5/5 stars[11]
Spin8/10[12]

R.I.P. holds a score of 81 out of 100 on the review aggregate website Metacritic based on reviews from 21 critics, indicating "universal acclaim".[2] The album placed third in The Wire's annual critics' poll.[13]

Track listing[edit]

No.TitleLength
1."R.I.P."1:16
2."Ascending"3:08
3."Holy Water"1:39
4."Marble Plexus"4:42
5."Uriel's Black Harp"2:27
6."Jardin"6:07
7."Serpent"3:56
8."Shadow From Tartarus"5:26
9."Tree of Knowledge"4:09
10."Raven"5:04
11."Glint"0:37
12."Caves of Paradise"4:15
13."The Lord's Graffiti"3:04
14."N.E.W."5:28
15."Iwaad"5:41
Total length:56:59

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Actress – R.I.P." Honest Jon's Records. Retrieved 9 May 2012.
  2. ^ a b "Reviews for R.I.P. by Actress". Metacritic. Retrieved 28 January 2013.
  3. ^ Kellman, Andy. "R.I.P. – Actress". AllMusic. Retrieved 27 January 2014.
  4. ^ Bennett, Matthew (23 April 2012). "Actress – R.I.P." Clash. Retrieved 27 January 2014.
  5. ^ Shaw, Steve (16 April 2012). "Actress: R.I.P." Fact. Retrieved 27 January 2014.
  6. ^ Carroll, Jim (11 May 2012). "Actress". The Irish Times. Retrieved 29 September 2016.
  7. ^ Muggs, Joe (25 May 2012). "Actress". Mixmag. Archived from the original on 4 July 2012. Retrieved 4 June 2016.
  8. ^ Pattison, Louis (30 April 2012). "Actress – 'RIP'". NME. Archived from the original on 20 January 2016. Retrieved 4 June 2016.
  9. ^ Powell, Mike (26 April 2012). "Actress: R.I.P." Pitchfork. Retrieved 27 January 2014.
  10. ^ Ryce, Andrew (13 April 2012). "Actress – R.I.P." Resident Advisor. Retrieved 27 January 2014.
  11. ^ Hermes, Will (15 June 2012). "R.I.P." Rolling Stone. Retrieved 27 January 2014.
  12. ^ Sherburne, Philip (18 May 2012). "Actress, 'R.I.P.,' (Honest Jon's)". Spin. Retrieved 4 June 2016.
  13. ^ "2012 Rewind: Releases of the Year 1–50". The Wire. No. 347. London. January 2013. p. 32 – via Exact Editions. (subscription required)