Synchronicity (album)

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Synchronicity
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Studio album by The Police
Released: 1983-06-01 (USA)

1983-06-17 (UK)

1983-06-25 (Japan)

Recorded: December 1982 - February 1983
Length: 44:32
Label(s): A&M
Producer(s): The Police, Hugh Padgham
Studio(s): AIR Studios, Montserrat

Le Studio, Morin Heights, QC, Canada

Introduction

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Personnel

Track listing

All songs written by Sting unless otherwise indicated.

  1. "Synchronicity I" – 3:23
  2. "Walking In Your Footsteps" – 3:36
  3. "O My God" – 4:02
  4. "Mother" (Andy Summers) – 3:05
  5. "Miss Gradenko" (Stewart Copeland) – 2:00
  6. "Synchronicity II" – 5:02
  7. "Every Breath You Take" – 4:13
  8. "King Of Pain" – 4:59
  9. "Wrapped Around Your Finger" – 5:13
  10. "Tea In The Sahara" – 4:19
  11. "Murder By Numbers"* (Summers, Sting) – 4:36
    • Not included on original LP release.

Singles released

Variants, special editions and re-releases

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Charts

Album

Year Chart Country Position
1983 The Billboard 200 U.S.A. 1

Singles

Year Song Chart Country Position
1983 "Every Breath You Take" Billboard Adult Contemporary U.S.A. 5

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1983 "Every Breath You Take" Billboard Club Play Singles U.S.A. 26
1983 "Every Breath You Take" Billboard Mainstream Rock U.S.A. 1
1983 "Every Breath You Take" Billboard Hot 100 U.S.A. 1
1983 "King Of Pain" Billboard Adult Contemporary U.S.A. 33
1983 "King Of Pain" Billboard Mainstream Rock U.S.A. 1
1983 "King Of Pain" Billboard Hot 100 U.S.A. 3
1983 "Synchronicity II" Billboard Mainstream Rock U.S.A. 9
1983 "Synchronicity II" Billboard Hot 100 U.S.A. 16
1983 "Wrapped Around Your Finger" Billboard Mainstream Rock U.S.A. 9
1984 "Wrapped Around Your Finger" Billboard Adult Contemporary U.S.A. 13
1984 "Wrapped Around Your Finger" Billboard Hot 100 U.S.A. 8

Awards, nominations, and certifications

Awards

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Year Winner Award Category
1983 "Every Breath You Take" Grammy Awards Best Pop Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal
1983 "Every Breath You Take" Grammy Awards Song of the Year
1983 "Synchronicity II" Grammy Awards Best Rock Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal

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
U.S.A. RIAA Album Gold
U.S.A. RIAA Album Platinum
U.S.A. RIAA Album Double Platinum
U.S.A. RIAA Album Triple Platinum
U.S.A. RIAA Album Quadruple Platinum

Quotations and trivia

US ad:

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UK ads:

1983 06 18 Record Mirror Synchronicity ad.jpg 1983 06 18 NME Synchronicity ad.jpg 1983 06 18 No1 Synchronicity ad.jpg

Italian ad:

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Spanish ad:

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Portuguese ad:

1983 08 Musica Som ad.jpg

German ads:

1983 07 German ad various papers.jpg 1983 07 Musik Szene ad.jpg

Dutch ad:

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Japan ad:

1983 07 Music Life ad.jpg 1983 08 Ongaku Senka ad.jpg 1983 08 Music Life ad.jpg 1983 08 rockin f ad.jpg

Greek ad:

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Australian ad:

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ad from Argentina:

Pelo Synchronicity ad.jpg

See also

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External links and reviews

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References