06.11.07 The Police celebrate their 30th anniversary with the release of ''The Police''... In stores in the UK from today!


The band's first double disc Greatest Hits, The Police is a collection of hits and fan favourites, including their first single 'Fall Out'.

The Police (Sting, Stewart Copeland and Andy Summers) topped both charts and radio airwaves in the late seventies and early eighties. With five #1 albums and a succession of top 10 singles, The Police became one of the world's most famous bands and received six Grammy Awards and two Brits.

Earlier this year The Police announced plans to reform for a tour of the US and Europe. The Police Tour is due to open in Vancouver on May 28th and arrives in the UK with a sold out show at Birmingham's NIA on September 4th.

The full tracklisting for The Police album is as follows:

Disc One (15 tracks / 56 minutes)

1 Fall Out 2.03 first single (1977)
2 Can't Stand Losing You 2.58 from Outlandos d'Amour (1978)
3 Next To You 2.50 from Outlandos d'Amour (1978)
4 Roxanne 3.12 from Outlandos d'Amour (1978)
5 Truth Hits Everybody 2.55 from Outlandos d'Amour (1978)
6 Hole In My Life 4.49 from Outlandos d'Amour (1978)
7 So Lonely 4.49 from Outlandos d'Amour (1978)
8 Message In a Bottle 4.49 from Reggatta de Blanc (1979)
9 Reggatta De Blanc 3.14 from Reggatta de Blanc (1979)
10 Bring On The Night 4.16 from Reggatta de Blanc (1979)
11 Walking On The Moon 4.59 from Reggatta de Blanc (1979)
12 The Bed's Too Big Without You 4.24 from Reggatta de Blanc (1979) (UK only)
13 Don't Stand So Close To Me 4.03 from Zenyatta Mondatta (1980)
14 Driven To Tears 3.21 from Zenyatta Mondatta (1980)
15 Canary In A Coalmine 2.27 from Zenyatta Mondatta (1980)

Disc Two (15 tracks / 64 minutes)

1 Do Do Do Do De Da Da Da 4.10 from Zenyatta Mondatta (1980)
2 Voices Inside My Head 3.53 from Zenyatta Mondatta (1980)
3 Invisible Sun 3.44 from Ghosts in the Machine (1981)
4 Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic 4.20 from Ghost in the Machine (1981)
5 Spirits In The Material World 2.58 from Ghost in the Machine (1981)
6 Demolition Man 5.55 from Ghost in the Machine (1981)
7 Rehumanize Yourself 3.10 from Ghost in the Machine (1981) (UK only)
8 Every Breath You Take 4.14 from Synchronicity (1983)
9 Synchronicity I 3.22 from Synchronicity (1983)
10 Wrapped Around Your Finger 5.13 from Synchronicity (1983)
11 Walking In Your Footsteps 3.36 from Synchronicity (1983)
12 Synchronicity II 5.05 from Synchronicity (1983)
13 King Of Pain 4.59 from Synchronicity (1983)
14 Murder By Numbers 4.33 from Synchronicity CD (1983)
15 Tea In The Sahara 4.19 from Synchronicity (1983)
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