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The Police. Synchronicity 4LP Limited Edition ( POA For Other Formats )

The Police. Synchronicity 4LP Limited Edition ( POA For Other Formats )

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  • First comprehensive archival album project for The Police
  • Expanded multi-format reissues featuring unreleased bonus material, new liner notes and interviews, rare archive memorabilia & unseen photographs.
  • All tracks are remastered directly from the original source tapes
  • Audio remastered at Abbey Road Studios
  • The flagship 6xCD Super-Deluxe-Edition includes 55 previously unreleased tracks
  • Compiled with full band co-operation
  • The fifth and final studio album by the Police, Synchronicity was released in June 1983, and was the band’s most successful release and made the Police global superstars
  • Generating four classic hit singles. – Every Breath You Take, King of Pain, Wrapped Around Your Finger, and Synchronicity II
  • The album sold over 8 million copies in the USA (8 x platinum), 300,000 in the UK (1 x platinum). Total worldwide sales by the end of 1983 were over 20 million.
  • Synchronicity spent 17 weeks at number 1 in the USA and Every Breath You Take was number one single for 8 weeks. Synchronicity spent 2 weeks at number 1 and Every Breath You Take spent 4 weeks at number 1 in the UK.
  • The album’s title and much of the material for the songs were inspired by Arthur Koestler’s The Roots of Coincidence. At the 1984 Grammy Awards the album was nominated for a total of five awards including Album of the Year.

Product Descriptions

6CD

Disc 1 – The Original Album

  • The original 11-track CD track-listing

 

Disc 2 – B-Sides / Bonus Tracks    

  • Comprehensive collection of all the relevant contemporaneous B-sides and singles bonus tracks.

 

Disc 3 – Unreleased (Part 1)

  • 17 previously unreleased alternate takes, out-takes, instrumentals and demo recordings

 

Disc 4 – Unreleased (Part 2)

  • A further 19 previously unreleased alternate takes, out-takes, instrumentals and demo recordings

 

Disc 5 – Live (Part 1) / Disc 6 – Live (Part 2)                      

  • Features the 19-track live concert recording from the Oakland Coliseum, California, in September 1983

 

The set also features:

  • A 64-page, lavish hardback colour book, featuring:
  • New liner notes & interviews
  • Unseen visual material / archive memorabilia
  • Rare & unseen photos.
  • Printed inner wallets
  • Four art print photographs
  • Housed in a hardback slipcase

 

4LP

Disc 1 – The Original Album

  • The original 10-track LP track-listing

 

Disc 2 – B-Sides / Bonus Tracks    

  • 12-track collection of contemporaneous B-sides and singles bonus tracks.

 

Disc 3 – Unreleased (Part 1)

  • 10 previously unreleased alternate takes, out-takes, and instrumentals

 

Disc 4 – Unreleased (Part 2)

  • A further 11 previously unreleased alternate takes, out-takes and instrumentals
  • 140 black vinyl
  • 64-page, lavish colour book, featuring unseen material / new liner notes & interviews / archive memorabilia & photos.
  • Printed inner sleeves
  • Four art print photographs
  • Housed in a hardback slipcase

 

2CD

  • Remastered and expanded double CD edition
  • Original album + 2nd disc featuring highlights from B-sides & bonus tracks
  • 3-panel ‘digi-pak’
  • 28-page booklet

  

1LP (Picture Disc)

  • 1 LP remaster – ‘Alternate Order’ LP Picture Disc
  • Featuring the original A&M sequence, with same 10 tracks, different running order, compared to the final released version.
  • Bespoke artwork exclusive to picture disc
  • Limited edition

Tracklists

6CD

CD1 (Original Album Remastered)

  1. Synchronicity I
  2. Walking In Your Footsteps
  3. O My God
  4. Mother
  5. Miss Gradenko
  6. Synchronicity II
  7. Every Breath You Take
  8. King Of Pain
  9. Wrapped Around Your Finger
  10. Tea In The Sahara
  11. Murder By Numbers

CD 2 (B-Sides / Bonus Tracks)

  1. Truth Hits Everybody (Remix)
  2. Man In A Suitcase (Live At The Variety Theatre, Los Angeles, USA / 16th January 1981)
  3. Someone To Talk To
  4. Message In A Bottle (Live At The Gusman Cultural Center, Miami, USA / 26th October 1979)
  5. I Burn For You
  6. Once Upon A Daydream
  7. Tea In The Sahara (Live At The Omni, Atlanta, USA / 3rd November 1983)
  8. Every Breathe You Take (Backing Track)
  9. Roxanne (Backing Track)
  10. Wrapped Around Your Finger (Live At The Omni, Atlanta, USA / 3rd November 1983)
  11. Every Bomb You Make
  12. Walking On The Moon (Live At The Omni, Atlanta, USA / 3rd November 1983)
  13. Hole In My Life (Live At The Omni, Atlanta, USA / 3rd November 1983)
  14. One World (Not Three) (Live At The Omni, Atlanta, USA / 3rd November 1983)
  15. Invisible Sun (Live At The Omni, Atlanta, USA / 3rd November 1983)
  16. Murder By Numbers (Live At The Omni, Atlanta, USA / 3rd November 1983)
  17. Walking In Your Footsteps (Derangement)
  18. Tea In The Sahara (Derangement)

CD 3 (Unreleased - Part 1)

  1. Synchronicity I (Demo)
  2. Synchronicity I (Alternate Mix)
  3. Synchronicity I (Instrumental)
  4. Walking In Your Footsteps (Alternate Version)
  5. Walking In Your Footsteps (Alternate Mix)
  6. O My God (Demo)
  7. O My God (Out-Take)
  8. O My God (OBX Version)
  9. O My God (Alternate Mix)
  10. Mother (Alternate Version)
  11. Mother (Instrumental)
  12. Miss Gradenko (Alternate Mix)
  13. Synchronicity II (Demo)
  14. Synchronicity II (Out-Take)
  15. Synchronicity II (Extended Version)
  16. Synchronicity II (Alternate Mix)
  17. Synchronicity II (Instrumental)

CD 4 (Unreleased - Part 2)

  1. Every Breathe You Take (Demo)
  2. Every Breathe You Take (Out-Take)
  3. Every Breathe You Take (Alternate Mix)
  4. King Of Pain (Demo)
  5. King Of Pain (Alternate Version)
  6. King Of Pain (Alternate Mix)
  7. Wrapped Around Your Finger (Demo)
  8. Wrapped Around Your Finger (Alternate Mix)
  9. Wrapped Around Your Finger (Instrumental)
  10. Tea In The Sahara (Demo)
  11. Tea In The Sahara (Alternate Mix)
  12. Murder By Numbers (Demo)
  13. I'm Blind (Demo)
  14. Loch
  15. Ragged Man
  16. Goodbye Tomorrow
  17. Truth Hits Everybody (Remix / Out-Take)
  18. Three Steps To Heaven
  19. Rock And Roll Music

CD 5 (Live Pt. 1 - Unreleased)

  1. Synchronicity I (Live At The Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum, California, USA / 10th September 1983)
  2. Synchronicity II (Live At The Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum, California, USA / 10th September 1983)
  3. Walking In Your Footsteps (Live At The Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum, California, USA / 10th September 1983)
  4. Message In A Bottle (Live At The Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum, California, USA / 10th September 1983)
  5. Walking On The Moon (Live At The Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum, California, USA / 10th September 1983)
  6. O My God (Live At The Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum, California, USA / 10th September 1983)

CD 6 (Live Pt. 2 - Unreleased)

  1. Hole In My Life (Live At The Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum, California, USA / 10th September 1983)
  2. Invisible Sun (Live At The Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum, California, USA / 10th September 1983)
  3. One World (Not Three) (Live At The Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum, California, USA / 10th September 1983)
  4. King Of Pain (Live At The Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum, California, USA / 10th September 1983)
  5. Don't Stand So Close To Me (Live At The Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum, California, USA / 10th September 1983)
  6. Murder By Numbers (Live At The Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum, California, USA / 10th September 1983)
  7. Every Breathe You Take (Live At The Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum, California, USA / 10th September 1983)
  8. Roxanne (Live At The Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum, California, USA / 10th September 1983)
  9. Can't Stand Losing You (Live At The Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum, California, USA / 10th September 1983)

4LP

Disc 1

  1. Synchronicity I (Side A)
  2. Walking In Your Footsteps (Side A)
  3. O My God (Side A)
  4. Mother (Side A)
  5. Miss Gradenko (Side A)
  6. Synchronicity II (Side A)
  7. Every Breath You Take (Side B)
  8. King Of Pain (Side B)
  9. Wrapped Around Your Finger (Side B)
  10. Tea In The Sahara (Side B)

Disc 2 (Bonus)

  1. Murder By Numbers (Side C)
  2. Truth Hits Everybody (Remix) (Side C)
  3. Man In A Suitcase (Live At The Variety Theatre, Los Angeles, USA / 16th January 1981) (Side C)
  4. Someone To Talk To (Side C)
  5. Message In A Bottle (Live At The Gusman Cultural Center, Miami, USA / 26th October 1979) (Side C)
  6. I Burn For You (Side C)
  7. Once Upon A Daydream (Side D)
  8. Tea In The Sahara (Live At The Omni, Atlanta, USA / 3rd November 1983) (Side D)
  9. Every Breathe You Take (Backing Track) (Side D)
  10. Roxanne (Backing Track) (Side D)
  11. Wrapped Around Your Finger (Live At The Omni, Atlanta, USA / 3rd November 1983) (Side D)
  12. Every Bomb You Make (Side D)

Disc 3 (Unreleased)

  1. Synchronicity I (Alternate Mix) (Side E)
  2. Synchronicity I (Instrumental) (Side E)
  3. Walking In Your Footsteps (Alternate Mix)(Side E)
  4. O My God (Alternate Mix) (Side E)
  5. Mother (Instrumental) (Side E)
  6. Miss Gradenko (Alternate Mix) (Side E)
  7. Synchronicity II (Out-Take) (Side F)
  8. Synchronicity II (Extended Version) (Side F)
  9. Synchronicity II (Instrumental)(Side F)
  10. Every Breath You Take (Alternate Mix) (Side F)

Disc 4 (Unreleased)

  1. King Of Pain (Alternate Version) (Side G)
  2. King Of Pain (Alternate Mix) (Side G)
  3. Wrapped Around Your Finger (Alternate Mix) (Side G)
  4. Wrapped Around Your Finger (Instrumental) (Side G)
  5. Tea In The Sahara (Alternate Mix) (Side G)
  6. Loch (Side H)
  7. Ragged Man (Side H)
  8. Goodbye Tomorrow (Side H)
  9. Truth Hits Everybody (Remix / Out-Take) (Side H)
  10. Three Steps To Heaven (Side H)
  11. Rock And Roll Music (Side H)

2CD

CD 1

  1. Synchronicity I
  2. Walking In Your Footsteps
  3. O My God
  4. Mother
  5. Miss Gradenko
  6. Synchronicity II
  7. Every Breath You Take
  8. King Of Pain
  9. Wrapped Around Your Finger
  10. Tea In The Sahara
  11. Murder By Numbers

CD 2

  1. Truth Hits Everybody (Remix)
  2. Man In A Suitcase (Live At The Variety Theatre, Los Angeles, USA / 16th January 1981)
  3. Someone To Talk To
  4. Message In A Bottle (Live At The Gusman Cultural Center, Miami, USA / 26th October 1979)
  5. I Burn For You
  6. Once Upon A Daydream
  7. Tea In The Sahara (Live At The Omni, Atlanta, USA / 3rd November 1983)
  8. Every Breathe You Take (Backing Track)
  9. Roxanne (Backing Track)
  10. Wrapped Around Your Finger (Live At The Omni, Atlanta, USA / 3rd November 1983)
  11. Every Bomb You Make
  12. Walking On The Moon (Live At The Omni, Atlanta, USA / 3rd November 1983)
  13. Hole In My Life (Live At The Omni, Atlanta, USA / 3rd November 1983)
  14. One World (Not Three) (Live At The Omni, Atlanta, USA / 3rd November 1983)
  15. Invisible Sun (Live At The Omni, Atlanta, USA / 3rd November 1983)
  16. Murder By Numbers (Live At The Omni, Atlanta, USA / 3rd November 1983)
  17. Walking In Your Footsteps (Derangement)
  18. Tea In The Sahara (Derangement)

 

1LP (Picture Disc)

Disc 1

  1. Synchronicity I (Side A)
  2. Every Breath You Take (Side A)
  3. Wrapped Around Your Finger (Side A)
  4. Miss Gradenko (Side A)
  5. Synchronicity II (Side A)
  6. King Of Pain (Side B)
  7. Walking In Your Footsteps (Side B)
  8. Mother (Side B)
  9. O My God (Side B)
  10. Tea In The Sahara (Side B)

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