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The Police, Ghost in the Machine

Audio CD

Disk ID: 984089

Disk length: 41m 8s (11 Tracks)

Original Release Date: 1981

Label: Unknown

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“Ghost in the Machine” Tracks & Durations

1. Spirits In The Material World 2:59
2. Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic 4:21
3. Invisible Sun 3:43
4. Hungry For You (J'aurais Toujours Faim De Toi) 2:52
5. Demolition Man 5:55
6. Too Much Information 3:42
7. Rehumanize Yourself 3:10
8. One World (Not Three) 4:46
9. Omegaman 2:47
10. Secret Journey 3:33
11. Darkness 3:12

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Review

Dark, somber, and thematically unified as no previous album by the Police, Ghost in the Machine deals almost exclusively with the negative effects of modern political and technological culture. The only departure from this focus is "Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic," a perfect pop song and radio hit. Elsewhere, the album treats such issues as the hope underlying resistance to oppression, the dismissal of most of the nonindustrialized world, the daily bombardment of words and images that overload the senses, and the frequent recourse to violence for personal or political expression. The songs are presented in what are, for the Police, unusually dense, layered arrangements. Andy Summers's guitar lines are even more ethereal than usual, with Sting's bass parts bobbing in a mix seasoned with keyboards and sax and propelled by Stewart Copeland's unmistakable, idiosyncratic drumming. While Synchronicity gave the Police their greatest success with hits and videos, Ghost in the Machine is the band's best recording. --Albert Massa

Other Versions

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The Police - Ghost in the Machine

Tracks: 11, Disk length: 41m 8s

The Police - Ghost in the Machine

Tracks: 11, Disk length: 41m 8s

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Tracks: 11, Disk length: 41m 7s (-1m 59s)

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Tracks: 11, Disk length: 41m 11s (+0m 3s)

The Police - Ghost in the Machine

Tracks: 11, Disk length: 41m 11s (+0m 3s)

The Police - Ghost in the Machine

Tracks: 11, Disk length: 41m 11s (+0m 3s)

The Police - Ghost in the Machine

Tracks: 11, Disk length: 41m 11s (+0m 3s)

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Tracks: 11, Disk length: 40m 37s (-1m 29s)

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Tracks: 11, Disk length: 40m 31s (-1m 23s)

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Tracks: 11, Disk length: 41m 53s (+0m 45s)

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Tracks: 11, Disk length: 40m 1s (-2m 53s)

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Tracks: 10 (-1 tracks), Disk length: 37m 55s (-4m 47s)

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Tracks: 12 (+1 tracks), Disk length: 51m 15s (+10m 7s)