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The Best Police Albums of All Time

Updated October 13, 2018 1.7k votes 616 voters 14.6k views5 items

List RulesThis 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. 

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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
    • Genres (Music): Rock music, New Wave, Jazz, Soft rock, Pop rock
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  • Reggatta de Blanc
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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
    • Length (mins): 00:42:08
    • Genres (Music): Rock music, New Wave, Pop rock, Post-punk, Reggae
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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
    • Length (mins): 00:38:51
    • Genres (Music): Rock music, New Wave, Punk rock, Post-punk, Reggae
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  • Ghost in the Machine
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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
    • Length (mins): 00:41:08
    • Genres (Music): Rock music, New Wave, Pop rock, Jazz fusion, Post-punk
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