Splendor & Misery

Splendor & Misery
Clipping. - Splendor & Misery.jpg
Studio album by Clipping
Released September 9, 2016
Genre Experimental hip hop
Length 37:02
Label Sub Pop, Deathbomb Arc
Producer William Hutson, Jonathan Snipes
Clipping chronology
Wriggle
(2016)
Splendor & Misery
(2016)
Singles from Splendor & Misery
  1. "Baby Don't Sleep"
    Released: July 26, 2016
  2. "Air 'Em Out"
    Released: August 23, 2016
Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
Source Rating
Metacritic (76/100)[1]
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 4.5/5 stars[2]
Pitchfork (5.3/10)[3]

Splendor & Misery is the second studio album by experimental hip hop group Clipping, released on September 9, 2016. The music video for "Baby Don't Sleep" was released on July 26, 2016.[4] The second single and music video "Air 'Em Out" was released on August 24, 2016.[5]

The album, with a mix of futuristic and classical instrumentation, tells the story of an enslaved person, referred to as Cargo #2331, in the future in outer space. Some of the songs also feature guest vocals from gospel group Take 6.

Track listingEdit

No. Title Length
1. "Long Way Away (Intro)" 1:05
2. "The Breach" 0:56
3. "All Black" 6:15
4. "Interlude 01 (Freestyle)" 1:35
5. "Wake Up" 2:05
6. "Long Way Away" 1:30
7. "Interlude 02 (Numbers)" 1:04
8. "True Believer" 3:44
9. "Long Way Away (Instrumental)" 0:51
10. "Air 'Em Out" 3:50
11. "Interlude 03 (Freestyle)" 1:09
12. "Break the Glass" 2:21
13. "Story 5" 3:04
14. "Baby Don't Sleep" 3:07
15. "A Better Place" 4:26
Total length: 37:02

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Reviews for Splendor & Misery by Clipping". Metacritic. Retrieved 2016-09-09. 
  2. ^ Paul Simpson. "Splendor & Misery – clipping.". Retrieved 2016-09-09. 
  3. ^ Mehan Jayasuriya. "clipping.: Splendor & Misery Album Review". Retrieved 2016-09-08. 
  4. ^ Sheldon Pearce, "clipping. Announce New Album, Share 'Baby Don't Sleep' Video: Watch", Pitchfork, July 26, 2016. Retrieved 2016-07-27.
  5. ^ Sub Pop Records, "Clipping. – Air 'Em Out [OFFICIAL VIDEO"], YouTube, August 23, 2016. Retrieved 2016-08-24.

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