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Greatest Massive Attack single

So which is it? Can you pick a favorite? Is it one of the biggies: Protection, Karmacoma, Unfinished Symphony, Teardrop? Or maybe a smaller one you grew to love after countless late-night chill-outs?

by Anonymousreply 2605/18/2013

"Angel," followed by "Teardrop."

by Anonymousreply 106/28/2010

Live with me. Saddest video - really disturbing.

by Anonymousreply 206/28/2010

I tried to do a poll, but it didn't take. Sorry, folks.

by Anonymousreply 306/28/2010

Inertia Creeps. Great song to have sex to...

by Anonymousreply 406/28/2010

Unfinished Sympathy.

by Anonymousreply 506/28/2010

Unfinished Sympathy is one of the ten or twenty best songs in the past fifty years.

by Anonymousreply 606/28/2010

Unfinished Sympathy - I have a cd single release with 4 terrific versions on it ... %0D %0D ground-breaking video as well !

by Anonymousreply 706/29/2010

"Teardrop," though House using it as a theme song has dimmed it somewhat.

by Anonymousreply 806/29/2010

Another vote for Unfinished Sympathy. Gives me goosebumps just thinking about it.

For me, the other would have to be Mezzanine. Just fantastic. So trippy-chill, with amazing beats.

And Live With Me IS a heartbreaking song.

by Anonymousreply 906/29/2010

[quote]Unfinished Symphony

Leave this house.

by Anonymousreply 1006/29/2010

Unfinished Symphony. It's a beautiful song.

by Anonymousreply 1106/29/2010


"Bittersweet Symphony" was by The Verve

"Unfinished Sympathy" is by Massive Attack

by Anonymousreply 1206/29/2010

I'm partial to "Shelter." I had it on heavy rotation when I met the guy who'd become my husband.

by Anonymousreply 1306/29/2010

All hail Shara Nelson. Whet to her? Loved her solo cd too. Down that Road is amzing

by Anonymousreply 1406/29/2010

"Unfinished Sympathy", hands down. I also love "Angel".

by Anonymousreply 1506/29/2010

Shara Nelson is still around.

She suffered from Sophomore Album Syndrome.

But "What Silence Knows" is one of my favorite albums.

by Anonymousreply 1606/29/2010

The first time I ever did Ecstasy, I heard Unfinished Sympathy (also for the first time) as I was coming up. One of my most delicious memories ever. And before y'all wag fingers, I can count on my hands the number of times I've done it, and my first time was after watching people do it for years and saying no.

by Anonymousreply 1706/29/2010

I agree about Shara too...What Silence Knows is magnificent. I also liked the second cd. She was part of that Brit soul movement that put all American soul at the time to shame.

by Anonymousreply 1806/29/2010

I've always liked "Hymn of the Big Wheel" off BLUE LINES.

by Anonymousreply 1906/29/2010

I read somewhere that Massive Attack will be collaborating with Annie Lennox on her new album. I hope so. She really needs to update her 'sound'.

by Anonymousreply 2006/29/2010

Unfinished Sympathy is my all time favourite song and has been since I was about 14. It was actually someone here who turned me on to Inertia Creeps (someone recommended it in one of the 'sexiest songs' threads), and I do love that too.

by Anonymousreply 2106/29/2010

I love their cover of Be thankful for what you've got. The video for it is great, too.

by Anonymousreply 2206/29/2010

The messy video of Live with Me. Been there.

by Anonymousreply 2307/01/2010


by Anonymousreply 2405/18/2013

Their singles boxset is great. Nice heat sensitive touch design and the remixes are fab, some better than the originals or rivalling them.

by Anonymousreply 2505/18/2013

Why don't they play the House theme, "Teardrop," on syndicated eps of House?

by Anonymousreply 2605/18/2013
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