Thanks Jim. Glad the video helped.
I forget sometimes that we've all got different levels of experience with WordPress and that some things are more/less obvious depending.
No donations necessary. I could pretty easily add a new shortcode parameter, maybe something like:
[SE_album_player album_id=autoplayer dl=true <strong>tracks_open=true</strong> cover=http://www.metalsucks.net/wp-content/uploads/2013/03/Monkey-Mia-MJK-Australia.jpg]
...to let the album display with tracks open by default.
I'm waiting to hear on a few other support threads to see if I can't also roll out some other fixes at the same time.
It should open all playlists on a page after loading.