The Police discography

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The Police discography

The Police performing live on 1 August 2007 at Madison Square Garden, New York City.
Releases
Studio albums5
Live albums2
Compilation albums4
Singles25
Video albums14
Soundtracks4
 
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The Police discography

The Police performing live on 1 August 2007 at Madison Square Garden, New York City.
Releases
Studio albums5
Live albums2
Compilation albums4
Singles25
Video albums14
Soundtracks4

The discography of British rock band The Police.

Contents

Albums[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

YearAlbum detailsPeak chart positionsCertifications
UK
[1]
AUS
[2]
AUT
[3]
CAN
[4]
FRA
[5]
GER
[6]
NL
[7]
NZ
[8]
SWE
[9]
US
[10]
1978Outlandos d'Amour
  • Released: November 1978
  • Label: A&M
6152222623
1979Reggatta de Blanc
  • Released: October 1979
  • Label: A&M Records
113116142125
1980Zenyatta Mondatta
  • Released: October 1980
  • Label: A&M Records
11142152385
1981Ghost in the Machine
  • Released: October 1981
  • Label: A&M Records
11111141562
1983Synchronicity
  • Released: June 1983
  • Label: A&M Records
11111642141

Live albums[edit]

YearAlbum detailsPeak chart positionsCertifications
UK
[1]
FRA
[5]
GER
[6]
NL
[7]
NZ
[8]
US
[10]
1995Live!
  • Released: June 1995
  • Label: A&M Records
25443173686
2008Certifiable: Live in Buenos Aires
  • Released: November 2008
  • Label: A&M Records
2543

Compilation albums[edit]

YearAlbum detailsPeak chart positionsCertifications
UK
[1]
AUS
[2]
AUT
[3]
FRA
[5][!]
GER
[6]
NL
[7]
NZ
[8]
SWE
[9]
SWI
[17]
US
[10]
1986Every Breath You Take: The Singles
  • Released: October 1986
  • Label: A&M Records
142018111217
1990Their Greatest Hits
  • Released: 1990
  • Label: A&M Records
15728
1992Greatest Hits
  • Released: September 1992
  • Label: A&M Records
10161181
1995Every Breath You Take: The Classics
  • Released: 1995
  • Label: A&M Records
2065
1997The Very Best of Sting & The Police
  • Released: November 1997
  • Label: A&M Records
12241181752617
2007The Police
  • Released: June 2007
  • Label: A&M Records
3176527854292011
2009The 50 Greatest Songs
  • Released: 27 April 2009
  • Label: A&M Records / Universal
  • 3CD compilation
38

^ In France compilation albums are not listed on the Top 200 Albums Chart, but instead on a separate chart for compilation albums only. The French chart positions here for the compilation albums are their peak positions on the French Compilation Albums Chart.

Box sets[edit]

YearAlbum detailsCertifications
1980Six Pack
  • Released: June 1980
  • Label: A&M Records
1993Message in a Box:
The Complete Recordings
  • Released: 28 September 1993
  • Label: A&M Records

Extended Plays[edit]

YearAlbum detailsChartsCertifications
UK
[1]
1995Voices Inside My Head (Remixes)
  • Released: May 1995
  • Label: A&M Records
100

Singles[edit]

YearSinglePeak chart positionsCertificationsAlbum
UK
[1]
CAN
[23]
IRE
[24]
GERITAFRANLNZSPA
[25]
US
1977"Fall Out"47Non-album single
1978"Roxanne"123122821832Outlandos d'Amour
"Can't Stand Losing You"277948
"So Lonely"671031
1979"Message in a Bottle"12135485211174Reggatta de Blanc
"Bring on the Night"
"Walking on the Moon"1651291220
1980"The Bed's Too Big Without You"5
[30]
"Don't Stand So Close to Me"1212340732510Zenyatta Mondatta
"De Do Do Do, De Da Da Da"55215499118210
1981"Invisible Sun"254Ghost in the Machine
"Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic"111212551733
"Spirits in the Material World"12136444611
1982"Secret Journey"46
1983"Every Breath You Take"11183103631Synchronicity
"Wrapped Around Your Finger"710132256172228
"Synchronicity II"17211216
1984"King of Pain"171757103
1986"Don't Stand So Close to Me '86"2427112046Every Breath You Take: The Singles
1995"Can't Stand Losing You" (live)27Live!
1997"Roxanne '97"
(featuring Pras)
17143859The Very Best of Sting and the Police
2000"When the World Is Running Down"
(Different Gear vs. The Police)
28Non-album single
"—" denotes single that did not chart or was not released

Videography[edit]

Music Videos[edit]

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

References[edit]

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  23. ^ Peak positions for The Police's singles on Canadian Singles Chart:
  24. ^ RTE -Ireland's official Singles Charts archives website
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