The Police 9/27/19

The Police are reissuing a re-mastered heavyweight vinyl of four of their albums. Reggatta de Blanc, which was their second album and first to reach #1. Zenyatta Mondatta, the third Police album, it was #1 in 1980 and produced two huge hits… “Don’t Stand So Close to Me” and “De Do Do Do, De Da Da Da.” Plus, 1981’s Ghost in the Machine and 1983’s Synchronicity. There will also be a 6-CD boxset, as well as a bonus disc of B-sides, which is titled, Flexible Strategies.

Every Move You Make: The Studio Recordings, will all be released separately on November 8 and are now available for pre-order. The Police formed in 1977 and have sold more than 50 million albums.

SIDE NOTES

  • Ghost in the Machine – Originally released in 1981, their fourth studio album was #1 on the U.K. album chart, #2 in the U.S. and is a multi-platinum bestseller. It features three hit singles – “Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic,” “Invisible Sun” and “Spirits in the Material World.” This album was also included in Rolling Stone magazine’s 500 greatest albums of all time.
  • Synchronicity – The fifth and final studio album was released 1983 and was the band’s most commercially successful album. This album made The Police global superstars, reaching #1 on the Billboard 200 chart and generating no less than four classic hit singles – “Every Breath You Take,” “King of Pain,” “Wrapped Around Your Finger,” and “Synchronicity II.” At the 1983 GRAMMY® Awards, the album was nominated for a total of four awards, including Album of the Year, and won for Best Rock Performance By a Duo or Group With Vocal for the title track “Synchronicity” and Best Pop Performance By a Duo or Group With Vocal for “Every Breath You Take.” Synchronicity is considered one of the most important albums of all-time consistently appearing in “Greatest Album Lists” and earning an induction into the GRAMMY® Hall Of Fame in 2009.
  • To order: https://ThePolice.lnk.to/6CDBoxset
    Vinyl reissues: https://ThePolice.lnk.to/VinylReissues

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