Annotation

Also remastered and released as ''Greatest Hits."

Annotation last modified on 2016-08-13 02:27 UTC.

Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Roxanne
4.2 3:13
2 Can't Stand Losing You
3.4 3:01
3 Message in a Bottle
4.3 4:51
4 Walking on the Moon
3.7 5:02
5 Don't Stand So Close to Me
3.8 4:01
6 De Do Do Do, De Da Da Da
3.45 4:07
7 Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic
4.6 4:21
8 Invisible Sun
3.6 3:45
9 Spirits in the Material World
3.25 3:01
10 Every Breath You Take
4.1 4:15
11 King of Pain
3.8 5:00
12 Wrapped Around Your Finger
3.7 5:15
13 Don't Stand So Close to Me '86
2.5 4:54
14 Message in a Bottle (new classic rock mix)
4:56

Credits

CD 1

electric bass guitar:
Sting (singer, songwriter & member of The Police) (tracks 1, 3–4, 6–13)
drums:
Stewart Copeland (tracks 1–4, 6–13)
guitar:
Andy Summers (track 2)
bass:
Sting (singer, songwriter & member of The Police) (track 2)
electric guitar:
Andy Summers (tracks 1, 3–4, 6–13)
piano:
Jean Roussel (track 7)
arranger:
The Police (British rock band) (tracks 1–4)
co-producer:
Hugh Padgham (tracks 7–9)
composer:
Sting (singer, songwriter & member of The Police) (tracks 1–14)
engineer:
Hugh Padgham (tracks 7–9)
Chris Gray (UK Engineer) (tracks 1–2)
Chris Gray (Chicago techno producer) (track 2)
Nigel Gray (tracks 1–6)
lyricist:
Sting (singer, songwriter & member of The Police) (tracks 1–14)
mastering:
Dave Collins (US mastering engineer) (tracks 1–4, 6–7, 10)
producer:
Laurie Latham (track 13)
Hugh Padgham (tracks 10–12)
The Police (British rock band) (tracks 1–13)
Nigel Gray (tracks 3–6)
vocals:
Sting (singer, songwriter & member of The Police) (tracks 1–4, 6–13)
phonographic copyright by:
A&M Records (1978 –) (track 1)
A&M Records (1979 –) (tracks 3–4)
A&M Records (1980 –) (track 6)
A&M Records (1981 –) (tracks 7–9)
A&M Records (1983) (tracks 10–12)
A&M Records (1986 –) (track 13)
A&M Records (2016) (tracks 10–12)
publisher:
EMI Blackwood Music Inc. (tracks 6, 10)
Virgin Music (publisher only, do not use as a label) (tracks 1–2, 5–6, 13)
Virgin Music, Inc. (The American arm of Virgin's publishing company) (tracks 3–4, 14)
recorded at:
mash-ups:
Stand By Me by ccc (track 10)
remixes:
Can't Stand Losing You (5.1 mix) by The Police (track 2)
Don't Stand So Close to Me (5.1 mix) by The Police (track 5)
Every Breath You Take (5.1 mix) by The Police (track 10)
King of Pain (5.1 mix) by The Police (track 11)
Wrapped Around Your Finger (5.1 mix) by The Police (track 12)
sampled by:
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 84) (track 10)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 388) (track 1)
later parody versions:
Every Step to Take (track 10)
King of Suede (track 11)
Message in the Bible (tracks 3, 14)
later translated parody versions:
Humppaleski 45 (track 10)
Sua vartioin (track 10)
later translated versions:
Do Do Da Da (Cantonese) (track 6)
El mensaje en la botella (tracks 3, 14)
Sol invisible (track 8)
recording of:
Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic (song by The Police) (track 7)
Invisible Sun (track 8)
King of Pain (track 11)
Message in a Bottle (The Police song) (tracks 3, 14)
Roxanne (track 1)
Every Breath You Take (1983) (track 10)
referred to in medleys:
Polkas on 45 (track 10)