Splazsh

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Splazsh
Splazsh cover.jpg
Studio album by Actress
Released 8 June 2010
Genre
Length 61:52
Label Honest Jon's
Actress chronology
Hazyville
(2008)Hazyville2008
Splazsh
(2010)
R.I.P.
(2012)R.I.P.2012

Splazsh is the second studio album by British electronic musician Actress. It was released on 8 June 2010 by Honest Jon's Records.[1]

Critical reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
Source Rating
Metacritic 71/100[2]
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 5/5 stars[3]
Fact 5/5[4]
MusicOMH 4/5 stars[5]
Pitchfork 8.3/10[6]
Resident Advisor 4.5/5[7]
Spin 8/10[8]
Uncut 3/5 stars[9]
URB 4/5 stars[10]

Accolades[edit]

Splazsh was ranked on numerous music critics' and publications' end-of-year albums lists, topping The Wire's "2010 Rewind", as well as being in the top five of Fact,[11] Los Angeles Times critic Jeff Weiss[12] and Resident Advisor.[13] It was also put as an honorable mention on the lists of XLR8R[14] and Pitchfork,[15] which in 2014 listed the album number 91 on their "100 Best Albums of the Decade So Far".[16]

Publication/Author Country Accolade Year Rank
Fact United Kingdom The 40 Best Albums of 2010[11] 2010 3
Los Angeles Times (Jeff Weiss) United States Favorite Albums of 2010[12] 5
Resident Advisor Top 20 Albums of 2010[13] 4
Slate The Best Albums of 2010[17] *
Uncut United Kingdom The Wild Mercury Sound 100 Of 2010[18] 98
The Wire 2010 Rewind[19] 2011 1
Pitchfork United States The 100 Best Albums of the Decade So Far (2010–14)[16] 2014 91
* denotes an unordered list.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Length
1. "Hubble" 8:48
2. "Lost" 6:08
3. "Futureproofing" 1:15
4. "Bubbles Butts and Equations" 5:33
5. "Always Human" 2:57
6. "Get Ohn" 6:44
7. "Maze" 5:21
8. "Purrple Splazsh" 3:28
9. "Senorita" 2:10
10. "Let's Fly" 6:10
11. "Wrong Potion" 3:12
12. "Supreme Cunnilingus" 2:36
13. "The Kettle Men" 5:01
14. "Casanova" 2:29
Total length: 61:52

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Actress – Splazsh". Honest Jon's Records. Retrieved 9 May 2012. 
  2. ^ "Reviews for Splazsh by Actress". Metacritic. Retrieved 27 January 2014. 
  3. ^ Kellman, Andy. "Splazsh – Actress". AllMusic. Retrieved 27 March 2018. 
  4. ^ Lea, Tom (21 May 2010). "Actress: Splazsh". Fact. Retrieved 27 March 2018. 
  5. ^ Paton, Daniel (17 May 2010). "Actress – Splazsh". MusicOMH. Retrieved 2 April 2018. 
  6. ^ Battaglia, Andy (22 June 2012). "Actress: Splazsh". Pitchfork. Retrieved 27 January 2014. 
  7. ^ Burns, Todd L. (27 July 2010). "Actress – Splazsh". Resident Advisor. Retrieved 27 January 2014. 
  8. ^ Sherburne, Philip (9 June 2010). "Actress, 'Splazsh' (Honest Jon's)". Spin. Archived from the original on 7 January 2011. Retrieved 26 January 2016. 
  9. ^ "Actress: Splazsh". Uncut (158): 101. July 2010. 
  10. ^ Mistry, Anupa (29 June 2010). "Actress – Splazsh". URB. Archived from the original on 1 July 2010. Retrieved 2 April 2018. 
  11. ^ a b "The 40 Best Albums of 2010". Fact. The Vinyl Factory. 30 November 2010. Retrieved 25 October 2014. 
  12. ^ a b "Times music writers pick their favorite albums of 2010". Los Angeles Times. Tribune Publishing. 21 December 2010. Retrieved 25 October 2014. 
  13. ^ a b "RA Poll: Top 20 albums of 2010". Resident Advisor. 15 December 2010. Retrieved 25 October 2014. 
  14. ^ Fallon, Patric (12 December 2010). "XLR8R's Favorite Releases of 2010, Part One". XLR8R. Retrieved 25 October 2014. 
  15. ^ "Albums of the Year 2010: Honorable Mention". Pitchfork. 15 December 2010. Retrieved 25 October 2014. 
  16. ^ a b Cohen, Ian (August 19, 2014). "The 100 Best Albums of the Decade So Far (2010–14)". Pitchfork. Retrieved 25 October 2014.
  17. ^ Weiner, Jonah (29 December 2010). "The Best Music of 2010". Slate. Graham Holdings Company. Retrieved 25 October 2014. 
  18. ^ Mulvey, John (21 December 2010). "The Wild Mercury Sound 100 Of 2010". Uncut. Time Inc. UK. Retrieved 25 October 2014. 
  19. ^ "2010 Rewind". The Wire. January 2011. Retrieved 25 October 2014.