The Police ‎– Don't Stand So Close To Me

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A&M Records ‎– AM 2301, A&M Records ‎– 2301-S
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Vinyl, 7", 45 RPM, Single, Styrene, Pitman pressing
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A Don't Stand So Close To Me
Written-By – Sting
4:03
B A Sermon
Written-By – S. Copeland*
2:34

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Side A: From the A&M album "Zenyatta Mondatta" SP-4831
Side B: Previously unavailable on any album

A: Virgin Music, Inc. administered in the U.S. by Chappell Music Co. (ASCAP) ℗ 1980 A&M Records, Inc.
B: Roxanne Music Overseas Ltd ℗ 1981 A&M Records, Inc.
© 1981 A&M Records, Inc.
Printed in the U.S.A.

Cat# on sleeve: AM 2301
Cat# on label: 2301-S.

This issue has an etched 'P' in runouts from which identifies the pressing plant.
Similar US issues:
Don't Stand So Close To Me - etched 'T' in runouts and letter 'y' on labels - pressed by Columbia Records Pressing Plant, Terre Haute
Don't Stand So Close To Me - etched 'S' in runouts - pressed by Columbia Records Pressing Plant, Santa Maria

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Label side A): 02301-A
  • Matrix / Runout (Label side B): 02301-B
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side A, Variant 1): AM 2301 A A̶M̶ ̶0̶2̶2̶9̶5̶ ̶A̶ P2
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side B, Variant 1): AM-02301-B P1
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side A, Variant 2): AM 02301 A P4
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side B, Variant 2 ): AM 02301-B P3
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side A, Variant 3): AM 2301 A A̶M̶ ̶0̶2̶2̶9̶5̶ ̶A̶ P1 ᴘ
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side B, Variant 3): AM 02301-B P3
  • Pressing Plant ID (Run-outs): P

Other Versions (5 of 57) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
AMS 7564 The Police Don't Stand So Close To Me(7", Single, Pos) A&M Records AMS 7564 UK 1980 Sell This Version
AMRS 1326, AMS 7564 The Police Don't Stand So Close To Me(7", Single) A&M Records, A&M Records AMRS 1326, AMS 7564 Zimbabwe 1980 Sell This Version
AMS 7564 The Police Don't Stand So Close To Me(7", Single, Promo) A&M Records AMS 7564 UK 1980 Sell This Version
AM-70546 The Police Don't Stand So Close To Me(7", Single) A&M Records AM-70546 Philippines 1980 Sell This Version
AMS 7564 The Police Don't Stand So Close To Me(7", Single, Aer) A&M Records AMS 7564 UK 1980 Sell This Version

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