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Collective Soul

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Collective Soul is an American rock band originally from Stockbridge, Georgia. Now based in Atlanta, the group consists of lead vocalist Ed Roland, rhythm guitarist Dean Roland, bassist Will Turpin, drummer Johnny Rabb, and lead guitarist Jesse Triplett. Formed in 1992, Collective Soul released their Hints, Allegations, and Things Left Unsaid album on the independent label Rising Storm Records in 1993. The band went from obscurity to popularity that year after the song "Shine" became an underground hit based on radio play. The album was re-released in 1994 under major label Atlantic Records.

Collective Soul released a self-titled album in March 1995. Considered by Ed Roland to be the band's true debut album, Collective Soul spent 76 weeks on the Billboard 200 charts and went triple-platinum, becoming the band's highest-selling album. The singles "December", "The World I Know", and "Where the River Flows" each reached No. 1 on the Mainstream Rock charts. About two years later, Collective Soul released Disciplined Breakdown. Although not as successful in sales as their previous two albums, Disciplined Breakdown contained two No. 1 Mainstream Rock chart hits with "Precious Declaration" and "Listen". The band released a fourth studio album, Dosage, in 1999. The album's first single, "Heavy", spent a then record-breaking 15 weeks on the top spot of the Mainstream Rock charts.

The band released Blender in 2000, their fifth and final album with the original starting lineup, as lead guitarist Ross Childress left the band in 2001. About two weeks after Childress' departure, Collective Soul released Seven Year Itch, a compilation of their greatest hits between 1994 and 2001. Collective Soul established their own label, El Music Group, prior to releasing Youth in 2004. The band recorded a live album with the Atlanta Symphony Youth Orchestra in 2005, titled Home, and released it in 2006. Original drummer Shane Evans departed from the band at the end of 2005. Collective Soul has since released four more albums: Afterwords (2007), a second self-titled album (2009), See What You Started by Continuing (2015), and Blood (2019).

Articles

January 24, 2022

‘Yellowjackets’ Music Supervisors Break Down Season 1’s ‘90s-Heavy Highlights – And How They Won Over Enya

Music supervisors Jen Malone and Whitney Pilzer discuss pivotal scenes featuring classics from Jane's Addiction, Tracy Bonham, Collective Soul and music from 'Cats.'

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Discs

Disciplined Breakdown (Expanded Edition)

June 17, 2022

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Disciplined Breakdown (Live At Park West / 1997)

May 17, 2022

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Precious Declaration (Salvation Mix)

April 20, 2022

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Half & Half

October 9, 2020

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Blood

June 21, 2019

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Them Blues

June 7, 2019

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Good Place to Start

May 17, 2019

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Right as Rain

April 25, 2019

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Live

December 8, 2017

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Shine (Live)

October 27, 2017

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This

January 1, 2015

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Hurricane

January 1, 2015

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Contagious

January 1, 2015

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AYTA (Are You The Answer)

January 1, 2015

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See What You Started By Continuing

January 1, 2015

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Tremble for My Beloved (Reissue)

December 6, 2010

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Collective Soul (Bonus Track Version)

August 25, 2009

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Afterwords

January 1, 2007

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Home

February 7, 2006

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From the Ground Up

May 24, 2005

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Youth

November 16, 2004

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Why Pt. 2

October 31, 2000

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Blender

October 10, 2000

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Dosage

February 9, 1999

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Disciplined Breakdown

March 11, 1997

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Collective Soul (Expanded Edition)

March 14, 1995

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Collective Soul

March 14, 1995

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Hints, Allegations & Things Left Unsaid

March 22, 1994

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