The Police ‎– Message In A Box (The Complete Recordings)

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EarBooks ‎– 06024 9841216 9, A&M Records ‎– 06024 9841216 9, Universal Music Catalogue ‎– 06024 9841216 9
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EarBooks
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4 × CD, Compilation
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Tracklist

Program 1
1-1 Fallout 2:03
1-2 Nothing Achieving 1:56
1-3 Dead End Job 3:35
1-4 Next To You 2:52
1-5 So Lonely 4:51
1-6 Roxanne 3:14
1-7 Hole In My Life 4:54
1-8 Peanuts 4:01
1-9 Can't Stand Losing You 3:01
1-10 Truth Hits Everybody 2:54
1-11 Born In The 50's 3:44
1-12 Be My Girl Sally 3:23
1-13 Masako Tanga 5:43
1-14 Landlord (Live) 2:36
1-15 Next To You (Live) 3:11
1-16 Landlord 3:09
1-17 Message In A Bottle 4:50
1-18 Regatta De Blanc 3:06
1-19 It's Alright For You 3:13
1-20 Bring On The Night 4:15
1-21 Deathwish 4:11
Program 2
2-1 Walking On The Moon 5:02
2-2 On Any Other Day 2:57
2-3 The Bed's Too Big Without You 4:25
2-4 Contact 2:38
2-5 Does Everyone Stare 3:46
2-6 No Time This Time 3:20
2-7 Visions Of The Night 3:05
2-8 The Bed's Too Big Without You (Mono) 3:29
2-9 Truth Hits Everybody (Live) 2:26
2-10 Friends 3:36
2-11 Don't Stand So Close To Me 4:03
2-12 Driven To Tears 3:20
2-13 When The World Is Running Down, You Make The Best Of What's Still Around 3:36
2-14 Canary In A Coalmine 2:26
2-15 Voices Inside My Head 3:52
2-16 Bombs Away 3:06
2-17 De Do Do Do, De Da Da Da 4:09
2-18 Behind My Camel 2:54
2-19 Man In A Suitcase 2:19
2-20 Shadows In The Rain 5:02
2-21 The Other Way Of Stopping 3:23
Program 3
3-1 A Sermon 2:32
3-2 Driven To Tears (Live) 3:29
3-3 Shambelle 5:00
3-4 Spirits In The Material World 2:59
3-5 Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic 4:20
3-6 Invisible Sun 3:43
3-7 Hungry For You (J'aurais Toujours Faim De Toi) 2:52
3-8 Demolition Man 5:57
3-9 Too Much Information 3:42
3-10 Rehumanize Yourself 3:10
3-11 One World (Not Three) 4:46
3-12 Omegaman 2:47
3-13 Secret Journey 3:33
3-14 Darkness 3:14
3-15 Flexible Strategies 3:43
3-16 Low Life 3:45
3-17 How Stupid Mr. Bates 2:41
3-18 A Kind Of Loving 2:03
Program 4
4-1 Synchronicity I 3:22
4-2 Walking In Your Footsteps 3:36
4-3 O My God 4:02
4-4 Mother 3:05
4-5 Miss Gradenko 2:00
4-6 Synchronicity II 5:03
4-7 Every Breath You Take 4:14
4-8 King On Pain 4:59
4-9 Wrapped Around Your Finger 5:13
4-10 Tea In The Sahara 4:13
4-11 Murder By Numbers 4:36
4-12 Man In A Suitcase (Live) 2:17
4-13 Someone To Talk To 3:08
4-14 Message In A Bottle (Live) 4:51
4-15 I Burn For You 4:49
4-16 Once Upon A Daydream 3:31
4-17 Tea In The Sahara (Live) 5:06
4-18 Don't Stand So Close To Me '86 4:51

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Notes

Hardcover (with jacket), 66-page book with the 4 CD enclosed behind the front cover.

Mastered at A&M Mastering Studios, August 1993

Tracks 1-14 & 1-15 produced in conjunction with WNEW-FM New York

Tracks 1-1 & 1-2 published by Island Music Ltd.
Track 1-3 published by Magnetic Publishing Ltd. | Island Music Ltd. | Virgin Music (Publishers) Ltd.
Track 1-12 published by Rondor Music (London) Ltd. | Magnetic Publishing Ltd.
Tracks 1-14 & 1-16 published by Magnetic Publishing Ltd. | Island Music Ltd.
Tracks 1-4 to 1-11, 1-13, 1-15, 1-17 to 4-18 published by Magnetic Publishing Ltd.

Tracks 1-1 and 1-2 ℗ 1977 Illegal Records
Tracks 1-3 to 1-13 ℗ 1978 A&M Records Ltd., London.
Tracks 1-14 to 2-7 and 2-9 ℗ 1979 A&M Records Ltd., London.
Tracks 2-8 and 2-10 to 3-1 ℗ 1980 A&M Records Ltd., London.
Tracks 3-2 to 3-16 ℗ 1981 A&M Records Ltd., London.
Tracks 3-17 and 3-18 ℗ 1982 A&M Records Ltd., London.
Tracks 4-1 to 4-13 ℗ 1983 A&M Records Ltd., London.
Tracks 4-14 and 4-15 ℗ 1982 A&M Records Ltd., London.
Track 4-17 ℗ 1984 A&M Records Ltd., London.
Track 4-18 ℗ 1986 A&M Records Ltd., London.

This Compilation: ℗ 1993 A&M Records Ltd., London. © 1993 A&M Records Ltd. The copyright in this sound recording is owned by A&M Records Ltd.
Made in Germany by Optimal Media Production.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode (scanned): 602498412169
  • Barcode (text): 6 02498 41216 9
  • Barcode (Earbooks, scanned): 9783937406862
  • Barcode (Earbooks, text): 9 783937 406862
  • Rights Society: GEMA/BIEM
  • Other (Earbooks ISBN-10): 3-937406-86-7
  • Other (Earbooks ISBN-13): 978-3-937406-86-2
  • Label Code: LC 0081
  • Other (CD1): 06024 9841217 6
  • Other (CD2): 06024 9841218 3
  • Other (CD3): 06024 9841219 0
  • Other (CD4): 06024 9841220 6
  • Matrix / Runout (CD1): 61134 manufactured by optimal media production A660548-01
  • Matrix / Runout (CD2): 61135 manufactured by optimal media production A660548-02
  • Matrix / Runout (CD3): 61136 manufactured by optimal media production A660548-03
  • Matrix / Runout (CD4): 61137 manufactured by optimal media production A660548-04
  • Mastering SID Code (CD1, CD3 & CD4): IFPI L622
  • Mastering SID Code (CD2): IFPI L623
  • Mould SID Code (CD1): IFPI 1G44
  • Mould SID Code (CD2): IFPI 1G43
  • Mould SID Code (CD3): IFPI 1G45
  • Mould SID Code (CD4): IFPI 1G55
  • Other (SPARS Code): DDD

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Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
31454 0150 2 The Police Message In A Box (The Complete Recordings)(Box + 4xCD, Comp, RM) A&M Records 31454 0150 2 US 1993 Sell This Version
540 150-2 The Police Message In A Box (The Complete Recordings)(4xCD, Comp, RE, RM + Box, Ltd, Num) A&M Records 540 150-2 Europe Unknown Sell This Version
540 150-2 The Police Message In A Box (The Complete Recordings)(4xCD, Comp, RM + Box, Ltd, Num) A&M Records 540 150-2 Europe 1993 Sell This Version
540 150-2 The Police Message In A Box (The Complete Recordings)(4xCD, Comp, RM + Box, Ltd, Num, RE) A&M Records 540 150-2 Europe Unknown Sell This Version
31454 0150 2 The Police Message In A Box (The Complete Recordings)(Box + 4xCD, Comp, RM, RP) A&M Records 31454 0150 2 US Unknown Sell This Version

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bevington

bevington

September 24, 2015

I prefer the packaging for this version rather than the original 90's release. The 00's version is LP size which makes the booklet easier and better to read.
bibijeebies

bibijeebies

October 4, 2013
still available for € 19.95 so why the high asking prices over here?????
please see here:
http://www.earbooks.net/titel/#earbook%289783937406862-11%29