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Studio album by Living Colour
Released October 7, 2003
Genre Heavy metal, alternative metal
Length 60:20
Label Sanctuary
Producer Living Colour
Andy Stackpole
Living Colour chronology
Play It Loud!
Live from CBGB's
Singles from Collideøscope
  1. "Song Without Sin"
    Released: 2003
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]
Robert Christgau (1-star Honorable Mention)[2]
Kerrang 4/5 stars
Rolling Stone 4/5 stars[3]

Collideøscope is the fourth album by Living Colour. Released in 2003, it is the first studio album by the band in more than a decade. After they split in 1995, Living Colour returned in the middle of 2001 and began recording Collideøscope in late 2002. Similar to the previous effort, Stain, much of the album features aggressive lyrics, as many of the songs are about the September 11 attacks. It also contains cover versions of AC/DC's "Back in Black" and The Beatles' "Tomorrow Never Knows." While critically praised, Collideøscope is the band's first album that failed to chart.

A version of "Sacred Ground" previously appeared on the 1995 Pride compilation.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Length
1. "Song Without Sin" 4:07
2. "A ? of When" 3:48
3. "Operation: Mind Control" 3:09
4. "Flying" 4:23
5. "In Your Name" 4:22
6. "Back in Black" 4:24
7. "Nightmare City" 4:05
8. "Lost Halo" 4:19
9. "Holy Roller" 4:25
10. "Great Expectation" 3:37
11. "Choices Mash Up" 5:06
12. "Pocket of Tears" 4:41
13. "Sacred Ground" 4:10
14. "Tomorrow Never Knows" 4:10
15. "Nova" 1:35


Living Colour
Additional personnel