The Police To Release Deluxe ‘Synchronicity’ Box Set


The Police have announced they will release a deluxe box set of their fifth and final studio album, Synchronicity, on July 24th.

The box set, which will be released in celebration of the album’s 40th anniversary, albeit belated, will feature as many as 55 previously unreleased tracks, including Sting‘s original and never-heard demos for the album.

The set will also contain some new interviews and liner notes, rare archive memorabilia and unseen band photographs from the era.

Synchronicity Gold Albums

The Police deluxe CD box set will also contain a live recording of a concert in Oakland, California, on September 10th, 1983. Sting, Andy Summers, and Stewart Copeland, assisted in assembling the package.

Besides the 6-disc Limited Edition Deluxe Boxset, the reissue will also be available as a four-LP vinyl set, a two-CD set, as a double album colored vinyl reissue, a single vinyl picture disc and as a digital box set, available on all digital service providers.

The band originally released Synchronicity on June 17th, 1983. The record spent 17 weeks atop the Billboard 200, and its lead single, “Every Breath You Take,” topped the Hot 100 for eight weeks. Consequence ranked it as one of the 100 greatest albums of all time in 2022.

Synchronicity 40th Anniversary Edition Tracklist:

Disc 1
01 “Synchronicity I”
02 “Walking In Your Footsteps”
03 “O My God”
04 “Mother”
05 “Miss Gradenko”
06 “Synchronicity II”
07 “Every Breath You Take”
08 “King Of Pain”
09 “Wrapped Around Your Finger”
10 “Tea In The Sahara”

Disc 2 (Bonus)
01 “Murder By Numbers”
02 “Truth Hits Everybody (Remix)”
03 “Man In A Suitcase (Live At The Variety Theatre, Los Angeles, USA / 16th January 1981)”
04 “Someone To Talk To”
05 “Message In A Bottle (Live At The Gusman Cultural Center, Miami, USA / 26th October 1979)”
06 “I Burn For You”
07 “Once Upon A Daydream”
08 “Tea In The Sahara (Live At The Omni, Atlanta, USA / 3rd November 1983)”
09 “Every Breathe You Take (Backing Track)”
10 “Roxanne (Backing Track)”
11 ” Wrapped Around Your Finger (Live At The Omni, Atlanta, USA / 3rd November 1983)”
12 “Every Bomb You Make”

Disc 3 (Unreleased)
01 “Synchronicity I (Alternate Mix)”
02 “Synchronicity I (Instrumental)”
03 “Walking In Your Footsteps (Alternate Mix)”
04 “O My God (Alternate Mix)”
05 “Mother (Instrumental)”
06 “Miss Gradenko (Alternate Mix)”
07 “Synchronicity II (Out-Take)”
08 “Synchronicity II (Extended Version)”
09 “Synchronicity II (Instrumental)”
10 “Every Breath You Take (Alternate Mix)”

Disc 4 (Unreleased)
01 “King Of Pain (Alternate Version)”
02 “King Of Pain (Alternate Mix)”
03 “Wrapped Around Your Finger (Alternate Mix)”
04 “Wrapped Around Your Finger (Instrumental)”
05 “Tea In The Sahara (Alternate Mix)”
06 “Loch (Side H)”
07 “Ragged Man (Side H)”
08 “Goodbye Tomorrow (Side H)”
09 “Truth Hits Everybody (Remix / Out-Take) (Side H)”
10 “Three Steps To Heaven (Side H)”
10 ” Rock And Roll Music (Side H)”

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