Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Message in a Bottle
The Police 4.3 4:51
2 Can’t Stand Losing You
The Police 3.4 3:02
3 Englishman in New York
Sting 4.2 4:28
4 Every Breath You Take
The Police 4.1 4:13
5 Seven Days
Sting 4 4:40
6 Walking on the Moon
The Police 3.7 5:03
7 Fields of Gold
Sting 3.7 3:40
8 Fragile
Sting 4.35 3:55
9 Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic
The Police 4.6 4:22
10 De Do Do Do, De Da Da Da
The Police 3.45 4:08
11 If You Love Somebody Set Them Free
Sting 4.65 4:16
12 Let Your Soul Be Your Pilot (edit)
Sting 4:30
13 Russians
Sting 4.15 3:59
14 If I Ever Lose My Faith in You
Sting 3 4:31
15 When We Dance (edit)
Sting 4:18
16 Don’t Stand So Close to Me
The Police 3.8 4:02
17 Roxanne
The Police 4.2 3:14
18 Roxanne ’97 (Puff Daddy remix)
The Police 1 4:33

Credits

CD 1

electric bass guitar:
Sting (singer, songwriter & member of The Police) (tracks 1, 4, 6, 9–10, 17)
drums:
Stewart Copeland (tracks 1–2, 4, 6, 9–10, 17)
Omar Hakim (tracks 11, 13)
guitar:
Andy Summers (track 2)
Sting (singer, songwriter & member of The Police) (tracks 11, 13)
bass:
Darryl Jones (bassist for The Rolling Stones) (tracks 11, 13)
Sting (singer, songwriter & member of The Police) (track 2)
electric guitar:
Andy Summers (tracks 1, 4, 6, 9–10, 17)
keyboard:
Kenny Kirkland (tracks 11, 13)
saxophone:
Branford Marsalis (tracks 11, 13)
piano:
Jean Roussel (track 9)
additional synclavier:
Danny Quatrochi (tracks 11, 13)
arranger:
The Police (British rock band) (tracks 1–2, 6, 17)
Sting (singer, songwriter & member of The Police) (tracks 3, 8, 13, 13)
assistant mixer:
Andrew Bradfield (tracks 7, 14)
Pete Lewis (engineer) (tracks 7, 14)
Mark McKenna (tracks 3, 8)
Simon Osborne (tracks 7, 14)
Bob Vogt (tracks 3, 8)
background vocals:
Full Force (American R&B group, frequent collab w/ Lisa Lisa & Cult Jam) (track 18)
Dolette McDonald (tracks 11, 13)
Janice Pendarvis (tracks 11, 13)
co-producer:
Hugh Padgham (track 9)
composer:
Sting (singer, songwriter & member of The Police) (tracks 1–11, 13–17)
engineer:
Pete Smith (UK producer) (tracks 11, 13)
Chris Gray (Chicago techno producer) (track 2)
Chris Gray (UK Engineer) (tracks 2, 17)
Nigel Gray (tracks 1–2, 6, 10, 16–17)
Simon Osborne (track 12)
Hugh Padgham (tracks 5, 7, 9, 12, 14)
Jim Scott (US recording engineer and producer) (tracks 11, 13)
lyricist:
Sting (singer, songwriter & member of The Police) (tracks 1–4, 6–11, 13–17)
mastering:
Dave Collins (US mastering engineer) (tracks 1–15, 17)
Herb Powers, Jr. (track 18)
mixer:
Pete Smith (UK producer) (tracks 11, 13)
Hugh Padgham (tracks 3, 5, 7–8, 12, 14–15)
Jim Scott (US recording engineer and producer) (tracks 11, 13)
Prince Charles Alexander (Funk artist, member of the the City Beat Band) (track 18)
producer:
Neil Dorfsman (tracks 3, 8)
The Police (British rock band) (tracks 1–2, 4, 6, 9–10, 16–18)
Pete Smith (UK producer) (tracks 11, 13)
Nigel Gray (tracks 1, 6, 10, 16)
Sting (singer, songwriter & member of The Police) (tracks 3, 5, 7–8, 11–15)
Hugh Padgham (tracks 4–5, 7, 12, 14–15)
recording engineer:
Prince Charles Alexander (Funk artist, member of the the City Beat Band) (track 18)
remixer:
Puff Daddy (also known as Puff Daddy & P. Diddy) (track 18)
J‐Dub (production, real name Jeffrey Walker) (track 18)
Stevie J (US hip-hop producer/songwriter Steven Jordan) (track 18)
vocals:
Sting (singer, songwriter & member of The Police) (tracks 1–2, 4, 6, 9–11, 13, 17)
phonographic copyright by:
A&M Records (1978 –) (track 17)
A&M Records (1979 –) (tracks 1, 6)
A&M Records (1980 –) (track 10)
A&M Records (1981 –) (track 9)
A&M Records (1983) (track 4)
A&M Records (2016) (track 4)
publisher:
EMI Blackwood Music Inc. (tracks 4, 10)
EMI Music Publishing Germany (GmbH & Co. KG) (track 7)
Steerpike Ltd. (track 7)
Virgin Music (publisher only, do not use as a label) (tracks 2, 10, 16–17)
Virgin Music, Inc. (The American arm of Virgin's publishing company) (tracks 1, 6)
recorded at:
mash-ups:
Stand By Me by ccc (track 4)
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 16)
Every Breath You Take (5.1 mix) by The Police (track 4)
sampled by:
Prophecy by Cam'ron feat. Kelly Price (track 8)
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 84) (track 4)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 388) (track 17)
is based on:
is the basis for:
Fields of Gold (choral) (track 7)
later parody versions:
Every Step to Take (track 4)
Fields of Dick (track 7)
later translated parody versions:
Friesenjung (track 3)
Humppaleski 45 (track 4)
Sua vartioin (track 4)
later translated versions:
Africain à Paris (track 3)
Do Do Da Da (Cantonese) (track 10)
Fragilidad (track 8)
Frágil (track 8)
Hur sköra vi är (track 8)
Kultaniityt (track 7)
Veel to olt (track 7)
later versions:
recording of:
Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic (song by The Police) (track 9)
Fields of Gold (track 7)
Fragile (track 8)
Message in a Bottle (The Police song) (track 1)
Roxanne (track 17)
Russians (track 13)
Seven Days (track 5)
When We Dance (track 15)
Every Breath You Take (1983) (track 4)
referred to in medleys:
Polkas on 45 (track 4)

Release

manufactured in: Australia
marketed by: PolyGram