Editors’ Notes Splazsh is one of those albums that plays better as an album than as individual songs, giving it a gestalt quality; it's a painting more than a series of brushstrokes. Where Actress' first album, Hazyville, used much of the same vocabulary—an echo of deteriorated rave and ambient influence—Splazsh is a more perfected evolution of that sound. Starting with the near-nine-minute "Hubble" (a song that should by all rights grow tiresome with a persistent four-to-the-floor), there's never a sense of lost energy in the gentle ebb and flow of the track programming. In fact, perhaps part of why this works so well as a cohesive piece is the fact that Actress never seems to make anything longer (or shorter) than it needs to be. There aren't any intentionally DJ-friendly intros or outros, and some perfectly dance floor–friendly selections like "Senorita" are more like tone poems, clocking in at just a few minutes. Whether by virtue of excellent editing, production, or something more ephemeral and indefinable, Splazsh is an immediate classic; it's an expression carving out its own moment in time.

SONG
Hubble
1
8:48
 
Lost
2
6:08
 
Futureproofing
3
1:15
 
Bubble Butts and Equations
4
5:33
 
Always Human
5
2:57
 
Get Ohn (Fairlight Mix)
6
6:44
 
Maze
7
5:21
 
Purrple Splazsh
8
3:27
 
Senorita
9
2:10
 
Let's Fly
10
6:10
 
Wrong Potion
11
3:12
 
Supreme Cunnilingus
12
2:36
 
The Kettle Men
13
5:01
 
Casanova
14
2:29
 

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