Ghost In The Machine (album) by The Police

Ghost In The Machine
Ghost In The Machine by The Police (1981)
Overall rank: 868th   Overall chart historyOverall chart history
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Award Top 10 albums of 1981 (10th)
Award Top albums of the 1980s (131st)
Award Top 1,000 albums of all time (868th)

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The Police bestography

Ghost In The Machine is ranked 4th best out of 12 albums by The Police on BestEverAlbums.com.

The best album by The Police is Synchronicity which is ranked number 301 in the list of all-time albums with a total rank score of 9,683.

The Police album bestography « Higher ranked (699th) This album (868th) Lower ranked (988th) »
Reggatta De BlancGhost In The MachineZenyatta Mondatta

Members who like this album also like: Synchronicity by The Police, Rumours by Fleetwood Mac and The Wall by Pink Floyd.

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From leniad 08/01/2019 22:07
80/100

This band has 2-3 good songs per album, the rest is garbage
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From VictorVale 07/25/2019 20:01
Uma bela pegada pop esconde a complexidade de suas músicas. Muito bom!
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From Sandrof1969 02/17/2018 14:39
"Ghost in the machine" è un disco riuscito, dinamico, con ottime canzoni, che magari non indica nuove vie per i Police ma almeno non sembra non andare da nessuna parte, come invece era accaduto per "Zenyatta mondatta"
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From nitomano 11/21/2016 21:47
Favoritas: Demolition Man, Every Little Thing She Does Is MAgic, Spirits In The Material World, Invisible Sun
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From Leonard 06/18/2016 10:23
my favorite police-album,
invisible Sun is their best song ever
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From garycottier 06/05/2016 14:57
A darker record from The Police. As always, the singles from the album are fantastic. Every little thing she does is magic, spirits in the material world, and, invisible sun, are all excellent. The rest of the album is fine, another good Police record.
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From travelful 08/06/2015 01:17
The first two tracks are really good. That's about it though.
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From Gionzi 07/30/2015 18:23
To me the lowest point of The Police's discography, too many trumpet, too many pop, too few rock. I feel it to have little energy.
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From KGB 06/07/2015 01:51
Darker and more absorbing than Synchronicity, Ghost In The Machine was also a radical departure from its predecessor, Zenyatta Mondatta. The former featured shimmering guitar lines from Andy, but Ghost In The Machine incorporated external instruments such as keyboards, steel drums and brass to great effect. The reggae influences are still here but they're dressed up with industrial flavors.

The hits are, as usual, excellent, but the album doesn't let up once they're out of the way. "Hungry For You" features a hypnotically looping melody. "Omegaman" has one of Andy Summers's more brilliant solos, and the closing track, "Darkness" is another winner from the pen of Copeland.
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From junodog4 02/25/2015 03:13
Seems more uplifting, less dark than their other work.
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Best Albums of 1981
1. Moving Pictures by Rush
2. Discipline by King Crimson
3. Computerwelt [Computer World] by Kraftwerk
4. My Life In The Bush Of Ghosts by Brian Eno & David Byrne
5. Damaged by Black Flag
6. Juju by Siouxsie And The Banshees
7. Time by Electric Light Orchestra
8. Faith by The Cure
9. Dare by The Human League
10. Ghost In The Machine by The Police
11. Fire Of Love by The Gun Club
12. Heaven Up Here by Echo & The Bunnymen
13. Deceit by This Heat
14. Killers by Iron Maiden
15. Greatest Hits by Queen
16. Diary Of A Madman by Ozzy Osbourne
17. Escape by Journey
18. The Ascension by Glenn Branca
19. Youth Of America by Wipers
20. Fair Warning by Van Halen


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