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collected adj
1 brought together in one place; "the collected works of Milton"; "the gathered folds of the skirt" [syn: gathered] [ant: uncollected, uncollected]
2 brought together into a group or crowd; "the accumulated letters in my office" [syn: accumulated, amassed, assembled, congregate, massed]
3 in full control of your faculties; "the witness remained collected throughout the cross-examination"; "perfectly poised and sure of himself"; "more self-contained and more dependable than many of the early frontiersmen"; "strong and self-possessed in the face of trouble" [syn: equanimous, poised, self-collected, self-contained, self-possessed]

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  1. Cool-headed, emotionally stable, in focus.
    he stayed collected throughout the ordeal.



Cool-headed, emotionally stable, in focus

Extensive Definition

For other meanings, see Collection, Collect
Collected is a "best of" album by British trip-hop collective Massive Attack, released on March 27 2006. The album was preceded by the release of the single "Live With Me" on March 13.

Track listing

CD one

  1. "Safe from Harm" (featuring Shara Nelson) (Cobham/Del Naja/Marshall/Nelson/Vowles) – 5:19
  2. "Karmacoma" (featuring Tricky) (Del Naja/Locke/Marshall/Norfolk/Thaws/Vowles) – 5:14
  3. "Angel" (featuring Horace Andy) (Del Naja/Hinds/Marshall/Vowles) – 6:14
  4. "Teardrop" (featuring Elizabeth Fraser) (Del Naja/Fraser/Marshall/Vowles) – 5:28
  5. "Inertia Creeps" (Del Naja/Marshall/Vowles) – 5:54
  6. "Protection" (featuring Tracey Thorn) (Del Naja/Marshall/Thorn/Vowles) – 7:45
  7. "Butterfly Caught" (Davidge/Del Naja) – 5:08
  8. "Unfinished Sympathy" (featuring Shara Nelson) (Del Naja/Marshall/Nelson/Sharp/Vowles) – 5:12
  9. "Risingson" (Del Naja/Marshall/Reed/Seeger/Vowles) This song contains excerpts from The Velvet underground song I Found a Reason off their fourth album Loaded – 4:57
  10. "What Your Soul Sings" (featuring Sinéad O'Connor) (Davidge/Del Naja/O'Connor) – 6:37
  11. "Future Proof" (Davidge/Del Naja) – 5:42
  12. "Five Man Army" (featuring Horace Andy) (Del Naja/Marshall/Thaws/Vowles/Williams) – 5:21
  13. "Sly" (featuring Nicolette) (Del Naja/Goldman/Hooper/Marshall/Suwoton/Vowles) – 4:56
  14. "Live With Me" (featuring Terry Callier) (Callier/Davidge/Del Naja) – 4:51
Strings arranged by Craig Pruess (track 7), Wil Malone (track 8), Neil Davidge (track 10), Craig Armstrong (track 13), and Michael Jennings (track 14).
  • Tracks 1, 8 and 12 are from Blue Lines
  • Tracks 2, 6 and 13 are from Protection
  • Tracks 3, 4, 5 and 9 are from Mezzanine
  • Tracks 7, 10, 11 are from 100th Window
  • Track 14 is a single promoting this compilation
  • Tracks 7, 12, 13 are differently remixed or edited versions exclusive to this compilation.

CD two

Some editions of the album come with a bonus Dual Disc. The CD layer features rare material, while the DVD layer comprises all the band's music videos to date.

CD layer

  1. "False Flags"(Davidge/Del Naja) – 5:40
  2. "Incantations" (featuring Horace Andy) (Davidge/Del Naja/Marshall) – 3:19
  3. "Silent Spring" (featuring Elizabeth Fraser) (Davidge/Del Naja/Fraser) – 3:07
  4. "Bullet Boy" (Davidge/Del Naja) – 4:04
  5. "Black Melt" (featuring Elizabeth Fraser) (Del Naja/Fraser/Marshall/Vowles) – 5:12
  6. "Joy Luck Club" (featuring Debbie Clare) (Clare/Davidge/Del Naja) – 4:58
  7. "Small Time Shoot 'Em Up" (featuring 2D) (Davidge/Del Naja/Marshall) – 6:44
  8. "I Against I" (featuring Mos Def) (Davidge/Del Naja/Marshall/Smith) – 5:42 (This is not a cover of the Bad Brains song of the same name.)
  9. "I Want You" (featuring Madonna) (Ross/Ware) – 6:21
  10. "Danny the Dog" (featuring Lorna Marshall) (Davidge/Del Naja) – 6:02
  • Robert Del Naja sings on tracks 1, 4, and 7, plays keyboards on tracks 3, 5, and 7, and scratches on track 1.
  • Neil Davidge plays keyboards on tracks 1, 3, 4, 5, 7, and 10, guitar on tracks 1, 4, and 6, bass on track 7, and provides backing vocals on track 4.
  • Angelo Bruschini plays guitar on tracks 2, 5, and 7.
  • Alex Swift plays guitar on track 5 and keyboards on track 7.
  • Damon Reece plays drums on tracks 1 and 7.
  • Louise Jeffery plays violin on track 6.
  • On track 10 collaborated in addition: Craig Pruess (conductor [strings], strings [scored by]), John Baggot (keyboards), Gavyn Wright (orchestra leader), Isobel Griffiths (orchestra [fixer]), Louise Jeffery (piano, strings [additional scoring]), and Stuart Gordon (violin).
  • Track 1 features a sample of Radiohead's "The Bends" towards the end.

DVD layer

  1. "Daydreaming" (featuring Shara Nelson) (Badarou/Del Naja/Marshall/Thaws/Vowles)
  2. "Unfinished Sympathy" (featuring Shara Nelson) (Del Naja/Marshall/Nelson/ Sharp/Vowles)
    • Directed by Baillie Walsh
  3. "Safe From Harm" (featuring Shara Nelson) (Cobham/Del Naja/Marshall/Nelson/Vowles)
    • Directed by Baillie Walsh
  4. "Be Thankful for What You've Got" (featuring Tony Bryan) (DeVaughn)
    • Directed by Baillie Walsh
  5. "Sly" (featuring Nicolette) (Del Naja/Goldman/Hooper/Marshall/Suwoton/Vowles)
  6. "Protection" (featuring Tracey Thorn) (Del Naja/Marshall/Thorn/Vowles)
  7. "Karmacoma" (featuring Tricky) (Del Naja/Locke[1]/Marshall/Norfolk[2]/Thaws)/Vowles)
  8. "Risingson" (Del Naja/Marshall/Reed/Seeger/Vowles)
  9. "Teardrop" (featuring Elizabeth Fraser) (Del Naja/Fraser/Marshall/Vowles)
    • Directed by Walter Stern
  10. "Angel" (featuring Horace Andy) (Del Naja/Hinds/Marshall/Vowles)
    • Directed by Walter Stern
  11. "Inertia Creeps" (Del Naja/Marshall/Vowles)
    • Directed by Wiz
  12. "Special Cases" (featuring Sinéad O'Connor) (Davidge/Del Naja/O'Connor)
    • Directed by H5
  13. "Butterfly Caught" (Davidge/Del Naja)
  14. "Live With Me" (featuring Terry Callier) (Callier/Davidge/Del Naja)
    • Directed by Jonathan Glazer
  15. "Live With Me (alternative version)" (featuring Terry Callier) (Callier/Davidge/Del Naja)
    • Directed by Jonathan Glazer
  16. "False Flags"(Davidge/Del Naja)


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