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The Best Police Albums of All Time 

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Updated October 13, 2018 1.6k votes 591 voters 13.9k views 5 items

List Rules This list includes studio albums only, so if you add an album make sure it's a proper studio release.

The Police are considered one of the biggest rock bands of all time. With just three primary members, it's a wonder how the band made such incredible music. Nonetheless, they released some great tunes throughout their career, as you'll find on this list of the best Police albums. This Police discography is ranked from best to worst, so the top Police albums can be found at the top of the list. To make it easy for you, we haven't included The Police singles, EPs, or compilations, so everything you see here should only be studio albums.

If you think the greatest Police album isn't high enough on the list, then be sure to vote for it so it receives the credit it deserves. Make sure you don't just vote for critically acclaimed albums; if you have a favorite Police album, then vote it up, even if it's not necessarily the most popular. If you want to know, "What is the best Police album of all time?" or "What are the top Police albums?" then this list will answer your questions.

List ranges from Synchronicity to Ghost in the Machine and more.This list of popular Police CDs has been voted on by music fans around the world, so the order of this list isn't just one person's opinion. 

Synchronicity is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Police Albums of All Time
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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

Release Date: 1983

Artist: The Police

Tracks: Every Breath You Take, Miss Gradenko, King of Pain, + more

Genres (Music): Rock music, New Wave, Jazz, Soft rock, Pop rock, + more

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Ghost in the Machine is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Police Albums of All Time
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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
8. One World (Not Three)
9. Ωmegaman
10. Secret Journey
11. Darkness

Release Date: 1981

Artist: The Police

Producer: Hugh Padgham, The Police

Tracks: Hungry for You (j’aurais toujours faim de toi), Demolition Man, Omegaman, + more

Length (mins): 00:41:08

Genres (Music): Rock music, New Wave, Pop rock, Jazz fusion, Post-punk, + more

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Reggatta de Blanc is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Police Albums of All Time
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1. Message in a Bottle
2. Reggatta de Blanc
3. It's Alright for You
4. Bring on the Night
5. Deathwish
6. Walking on the Moon
7. On Any Other Day
8. The Bed's Too Big Without You
9. Contact
10. Does Everyone Stare
11. No Time This Time

Release Date: 1979

Artist: The Police

Producer: Andy Summers, Nigel Gray

Tracks: Reggatta de Blanc, On Any Other Day, Contact, + more

Length (mins): 00:42:08

Genres (Music): Rock music, New Wave, Pop rock, Post-punk, Reggae, + more

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Outlandos d'Amour is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Police Albums of All Time
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1. Next to You
2. So Lonely
3. Roxanne
4. Hole in My Life
5. Peanuts
6. Can't Stand Losing You
7. Truth Hits Everybody
8. Born in the '50s
9. Be My Girl – Sally
10. Masoko Tanga

Release Date: 1978

Artist: The Police

Producer: Andy Summers

Tracks: Hole in My Life, Can't Stand Losing You, Born in the 50's, + more

Length (mins): 00:38:51

Genres (Music): Rock music, New Wave, Punk rock, Post-punk, Reggae, + more

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