Collection (Tracy Chapman album)

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Collection
Greatest hits album by Tracy Chapman
Released October 30, 2001
Genre Folk Music, Contemporary Folk, Alternative Rock
Label Elektra, WEA International
Tracy Chapman chronology
Telling Stories
(2000)
Collection (Tracy Chapman album)
(2001)
Let It Rain (album)
(2002)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[1]

Collection is a greatest hits album by Tracy Chapman, it features tracks from her first five studio albums. The tracks include her two U.S. Top Tens, "Fast Car" and "Give Me One Reason". Other charted singles on this album include "Talkin' 'bout a Revolution", "Crossroads", "Telling Stories", and "Baby Can I Hold You".

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Fast Car" – (Tracy Chapman, 1988) 4:58
  2. "Subcity" – (Crossroads, 1989) 5:12
  3. "Baby Can I Hold You" – (Tracy Chapman, 1988) 3:14
  4. "The Promise" – (New Beginning, 1995) 5:28
  5. "I'm Ready" – (New Beginning, 1995) 4:56
  6. "Crossroads" – (Crossroads, 1989) 4:13
  7. "Bang Bang Bang" – (Matters of the Heart, 1992) 4:22
  8. "Telling Stories" – (Telling Stories, 2000) 3:58
  9. "Smoke and Ashes" – (New Beginning, 1995) 6:39
  10. "Speak the Word" – (Telling Stories, 2000) 4:13
  11. "Wedding Song" – (Telling Stories, 2000) 4:36
  12. "Open Arms" – (Matters of the Heart, 1992) 4:34
  13. "Give Me One Reason" – (New Beginning, 1995) 4:29
  14. "Talkin' 'bout a Revolution" – (Tracy Chapman, 1988) 2:40
  15. "She's Got Her Ticket" – (Tracy Chapman, 1988) 3:56
  16. "All That You Have Is Your Soul" – (Crossroads, 1989) 5:15

Charts[edit]

Collection reached #3 in the UK Albums Chart in October 2001.[2] The album reached #10 in Australia, and has been certified double platinum.[3][4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Allmusic review
  2. ^ Roberts, David (2006). British Hit Singles & Albums (19th ed.). London: Guinness World Records Limited. p. 100. ISBN 1-904994-10-5. 
  3. ^ "Pandora Archive". Pandora.nla.gov.au. 2006-08-23. Retrieved 2012-02-10. 
  4. ^ "ARIA Charts – Accreditations – 2004 Albums". Aria.com.au. Retrieved 2012-02-10.