Limited Edition (2 CD + NTSC/Region 0 DVD) of "best of" album by Massive Attack. First disc contains the album itself, second cd features additional new tracks, unreleased material, rarities, remixes, including the new single and rare live footage, DVD includes all 11 promo videos to date (2006).
The soundtrack was created by Massive Attack. It was released under the name Danny the Dog, in 2004 from EMI. In 2005, Virgin Records re-released the soundtrack under the title Unleashed, with two bonus tracks. Neither version features the song "Aftersun", featuring vocals by Dot Allison, that appears in the end credits of the film. The classical piano solo played in several scenes of the film is Mozart's Piano Sonata No.11 "Andante grazioso".
The Band were Approached Personally by Luc Besson and the Film's Director, Louis Leterrier, to Record the Soundtrack. Working Over an 11-week Period, the Band Set Out to Create an Instrumental Soundtrack which Captures Both the Fast-paced Action and Reflective Sadness of Unleashed (Also Known as Danny the Dog). The Soundtrack is Made Up of 21 Pieces of Music, which Run in Chronological Order Throughout the Film, with Each Piece Depicting a Certain Scene, from the Intensity of Tracks Such as "Atta' Boy", "Simple Rules", "Collar Stays On", "You've Had a Dream" to the Haunting Dub and Ambience of "Sam's Tunes", "Right Way to Hold a Spoon" and "Everybody's Got a Family", the Soundtrack Demonstrates Perfectly the Band's Gift for Capturing the Intricate Mood of Film.
Originally released in April 1991 on the Circa imprint via Virgin Records, Blue Lines was an unprecedented mixture of breakbeats, sampling and live instrumentation with vocal styles ranging from soulful female to gritty rapping. With influences as diverse as soul, punk, reggae, dub, lover s rock, electro and hip hop, Blue Lines was truly groundbreaking, and remains one of the most unique and influential British albums ever made.
Collection includes five studio albums by British trip-hop duo Massive Attack.
Emmy Award-winning, 11 episodes, 5 years in the making, the most expensive nature documentary series ever commissioned by the BBC, and the first to be filmed in high definition.