On October 2, 1981.

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On October 2, 1981, “A&M” label released “Ghost in the Machine” the fourth Police (The) studio album. It was recorded January – September 1981, at “AIR Studios” in Montserrat and “Le Studio” in Quebec, and was produced by Sting, Andy Summers, Stewart Copeland and Hugh Padgham. “Rolling Stone” magazine ranked “Ghost in the Machine” at number 323 on its list of the “500 Greatest Albums of All Time”. The album’s cover was ranked at No. 45 in “VH1’s” list of the “50 Greatest Album Covers”.

Personnel:

  • Sting– lead and backing vocals, bass guitar, double bass, keyboards, saxophone
  • Andy Summers– guitars, guitar synth, keyboards, backing vocals
  • Stewart Copeland– drums, percussion, keyboards, backing vocals
  • Jean Roussel– piano
  • Hugh Padgham– engineer
  • Ted Jensen– mastering
  • Dave Collins, Bob Ludwig– remastering
  • Jeffrey Kent Ayeroff, Mick Haggerty, Vartan – art direction
  • Jeffrey Kent Ayeroff, Mick Haggerty – design
  • Duane Michals– photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Sting, except where noted

  1. Spirits in the Material World
  2. Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic
  3. Invisible Sun
  4. Hungry for You (J’aurais toujours faim de toi)
  5. Demolition Man
  6. Too Much Information
  7. Rehumanize Yourself – Sting, Stewart Copeland
  8. One World (Not Three)
  9. Ωmegaman – Andy Summers
  10. Secret Journey
  11. Darkness – Stewart Copeland

 

 

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