Reggatta de Blanc (album)

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Reggatta de Blanc
CD cover
Safety Master Tape for side 1 (different tracklist)
Studio album by The Police
Released: 1979-10-02 or 1979-10-05 (UK)

1979-10-25 (Japan)

Recorded: on and off between 1979-02-13 - 1979-08-03
Length: 41:52
Label(s): A&M
Producer(s): Stewart Copeland, Sting, Andy Summers, Nigel Gray
Studio(s): Surrey Sound Studios, Leatherhead, Surrey, UK

Introduction

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Personnel

Track listing

All songs written by Sting unless otherwise indicated.

  1. "Message In A Bottle" – 4:51
  2. "Reggatta de Blanc" (Andy Summers, Sting, Stewart Copeland) – 3:06
  3. "It's Alright For You" (Sting, Stewart Copeland) – 3:13
  4. "Bring On The Night" – 4:15
  5. "Deathwish" (Andy Summers, Sting, Stewart Copeland) – 4:13
  6. "Walking On The Moon" – 5:02
  7. "On Any Other Day" (Stewart Copeland) – 2:57
  8. "The Bed's Too Big Without You" – 4:26
  9. "Contact" (Stewart Copeland) – 2:38
  10. "Does Everyone Stare" (Stewart Copeland) – 3:52
  11. "No Time This Time" – 3:17

Singles released

Variants, special editions and re-releases

As a safety master tape shows the originally intended running order of side 1 would have been:

Another master tape includes slightly different versions:

  • Bring On The Night (complete start) --- this version features a longer intro where one can Sting clearing his throat and his fingers on the bass getting ready - this version lacks the middle part
  • Message In A Bottle (old start) --- this version features louder drums

Charts

Album

Year Chart Country Position
1979 Billboard Pop Albums U.S.A. 25
1983 The Billboard 200 U.S.A. 153

Singles

Year Song Chart Country Position
1979 "Message In A Bottle" Billboard Pop Singles U.S.A. 74

Awards, nominations, and certifications

Awards

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Year Winner Award Category
1981 "Reggatta de Blanc" Grammy Awards Best Rock Instrumental Performance

Nominations

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Year Nominee Award Category
YYYY NOMINEE (album, song, producer, etc.) AWARD (Grammy, People's Choice, etc.) CATEGORY

Certifications

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Country Certifier Classification Certification
COUNTRY CERTIFIER (RIAA, IFPI...) CLASSIFICATION (Album, singles, foreign artist...) CERTIFICATION (Gold, Platinum, Diamond...)

Quotations and trivia

ads from Argentina:

Pelo Reggatta 1 ad.jpg Pelo Reggatta 2 ad.jpg

ad from Japan:

1980 02 Reggatta plus tour ad.jpg

See also

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External links and reviews

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References