Invisible Man - The Breeders - Last Splash


1993
Label: 4AD - 72438 390332 0,4AD - CAD 3014 CD • Format: CD Album • Country: France • Genre: Rock • Style: Indie Rock
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Invisible Man - The Breeders - Last Splash to good timing and some great singles, the Breeders ' second album, Last Splashturned them into the alternative rock stars that Kim Deal 's former band, the Pixiesalways seemed on the verge of becoming. Joined by Deal 's twin sister Kelley -- with whom Kim started the band while they were still in their teens -- the group expanded on the driving, polished sound of the Safari EP, surrounding its plentiful moments of brilliance with nearly as many unfinished ideas.

When Last Splash is good, it's great: "Cannonball"'s instantly catchy collage of bouncy bass, rhythmic stops and starts, and singsong vocals became one of the definitive alt-pop singles of the '90s.

Likewise, the sweetly sexy "Divine Hammer" and swaggering "Saints" are among the As It Seems - Lily Kershaw - Midnight In The Garden ' finest moments, and deserved all of the airplay they received. Similarly, the charming twang of "Drivin' on 9," "I Just Wanna Get Along"'s spiky punk-pop, and the bittersweet "Invisible Man" added depth that recalled the eclectic turns the band took on Pod while maintaining the slick allure of Last Splash 's hits.

However, underdeveloped snippets such as "Roi" and "No Aloha" drag down the album's momentum, and when the band tries to stretch its range on the rambling, cryptic "Mad Lucas" and "Hag," it tends to fall flat. The addition of playful but slight instrumentals such as "S. Still, its best moments -- and the Deal sisters' megawatt charm -- end up outweighing its inconsistencies to make it one of the alternative rock era's defining albums.

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Tygosho says:
AllMusic Review by Heather Phares [+] Thanks to good timing and some great singles, the Breeders ' second album, Last Splash, turned them into the alternative rock stars that Kim Deal 's former band, the Pixies, always seemed on the verge of becoming. Joined by Deal 's twin sister Kelley -- 8/

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