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The Collection (Alanis Morissette album)

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Alanis Morissette: The Collection is the greatest hits compilation album by Alanis Morissette, released in the United States on 15 November 2005. It comprises material from 1995 to 2005, with some soundtrack selections and a cover of Seal's "Crazy". A limited edition release, which included a DVD, followed on 6 December 2005.

Alanis Morissette: The Collection
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Greatest hits album by
Released15 November 2005 (U.S.)
Recorded1994–2005
Genre
Length75:45
LabelMaverick, Warner Bros.
ProducerVarious
Alanis Morissette chronology
Jagged Little Pill Acoustic
(2005)
Alanis Morissette: The Collection
(2005)
Flavors of Entanglement
(2008)
Singles from Alanis Morissette: The Collection
  1. "Crazy"
    Released: November 8, 2005
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic4/5 stars[1]
Blender3.5/5 stars[2]

Morissette's singles that are not on the album include "All I Really Want", "Joining You", "Unsent", "So Pure", the live track "King of Pain" (a cover of The Police song), "Precious Illusions", "21 Things I Want In A Lover", "Flinch", the American single "Utopia" and the European single "Out Is Through". Additionally, none of her eight dance-pop single releases under MCA Records' Canada imprint are present.

As of March 2012, the album has sold 401,000 copies in the United States and more than 1,000,000 worldwide.[3]

Track listingEdit

All lyrics written by Alanis Morissette, except "Crazy" by Seal Henry Samuel; "Let's Do It (Let's Fall in Love)" by Cole Porter.

CD
No.TitleMusicLength
1."Thank U" (from Supposed Former Infatuation Junkie, 1998)Morissette, Glen Ballard4:18
2."Head over Feet" (from Jagged Little Pill, 1995)Morissette, Ballard4:24
3."8 Easy Steps" (from So-Called Chaos, 2004)Morissette2:52
4."Everything" (from So-Called Chaos, 2004)Morissette4:34
5."Crazy" (Seal cover)Seal Henry Samuel, Guy Sigsworth3:39
6."Ironic" (from Jagged Little Pill, 1995)Morissette, Ballard3:48
7."Princes Familiar" (from MTV Unplugged, 1999)Morissette, Ballard4:34
8."You Learn" (from Jagged Little Pill, 1995)Morissette, Ballard3:59
9."Simple Together" (from Feast on Scraps, 2002)Morissette4:48
10."You Oughta Know" (from Jagged Little Pill, 1995)Morissette, Ballard4:08
11."That I Would Be Good" (from Supposed Former Infatuation Junkie, 1998)Morissette, Ballard4:17
12."Sister Blister" (from Feast on Scraps, 2002)Morissette4:12
13."Hands Clean" (from Under Rug Swept, 2002)Morissette4:33
14."Mercy" (from The Prayer Cycle, 1999)Jonathan Elias3:44
15."Still" (from Dogma: Music from the Motion Picture, 1999)Morissette6:17
16."Uninvited" (from City of Angels: Music from the Motion Picture, 1998)Morissette4:36
17."Let's Do It (Let's Fall in Love)" (from De-Lovely: Music from the Motion Picture, 2004)Cole Porter3:23
18."Hand in My Pocket" (from Jagged Little Pill, 1995)Morissette, Ballard3:39
Total length:75:45
DVD
No.TitleLength
1."Jagged Little Pill" 
2."Supposed Former Infatuation Junkie" 
3."Dogma" 
4."The Prayer Cycle" 
5."MTV Unplugged" 
6."The One Tour" 
7."Under Rug Swept" 
8."Feast on Scraps" 
9."De-Lovely" 
10."So-Called Chaos" 
11."Service in Other Forms" 
12."The Awards" 
13."Jagged Little Pill Acoustic" 
14."Final Gratitude" 
15."King Of Intimidation (Live from Jagged Little Pill Tour 1996)" 
16."Can't Not (Live from Jagged Little Pill Tour 1996)" 
17."Your House (Live from Jagged Little Pill Acoustic Tour 2005)" 
18."Ironic" 
19."Alanis' Tour Books" 
20."Alanis' Tour Photos" 
21."Alanis' All Access Passes" 

ChartsEdit

AlbumEdit

SingleEdit

Year Title Chart positions
CAN U.S. Bubbling Under Hot 100 U.S. Adult Top 40 U.S. Top 40 AUS UK
2005 "Crazy" 29 4 10 95 65 65

CertificationsEdit

Region Certification Certified units/sales
Germany (BVMI)[20] Gold 100,000^
United Kingdom (BPI)[21] Gold 100,000^

*sales figures based on certification alone
^shipments figures based on certification alone

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Allmusic review
  2. ^ Blender review
  3. ^ Trust, Gary. Ask Billboard: What Are the Billboard 200's Longest-Charting Albums Ever?. Billboard. March 19, 2012.
  4. ^ https://itunes.apple.com/ca/album/alanis-morissette-collection/id89339932
  5. ^ "Austriancharts.at – Alanis Morissette – The Collection" (in German). Hung Medien.
  6. ^ "Ultratop.be – Alanis Morissette – The Collection" (in Dutch). Hung Medien.
  7. ^ "Ultratop.be – Alanis Morissette – The Collection" (in French). Hung Medien.
  8. ^ "Top 40 Albums - 2 / 2006". Tracklisten.
  9. ^ "Dutchcharts.nl – Alanis Morissette – The Collection" (in Dutch). Hung Medien.
  10. ^ "Offiziellecharts.de – Alanis Morissette – The Collection" (in German). GfK Entertainment Charts.
  11. ^ "GFK Chart-Track Albums: Week 46, 2005". Chart-Track. IRMA.
  12. ^ "Italiancharts.com – Alanis Morissette – The Collection". Hung Medien.
  13. ^ "Norwegiancharts.com – Alanis Morissette – The Collection". Hung Medien.
  14. ^ "Portuguesecharts.com – Alanis Morissette – The Collection". Hung Medien.
  15. ^ "Official Scottish Albums Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company.
  16. ^ "Spanishcharts.com – Alanis Morissette – The Collection". Hung Medien.
  17. ^ "Swisscharts.com – Alanis Morissette – The Collection". Hung Medien.
  18. ^ "Alanis Morissette Chart History (Billboard 200)". Billboard.
  19. ^ "Official Albums Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company.
  20. ^ "Gold-/Platin-Datenbank (Alanis Morissette; 'The Collection')" (in German). Bundesverband Musikindustrie. Retrieved 25 January 2015.
  21. ^ "British album certifications – Alanis Morissette – The Collection". British Phonographic Industry. Retrieved 25 January 2015. Select albums in the Format field. Select Gold in the Certification field. Type The Collection in the "Search BPI Awards" field and then press Enter.

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