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Reggatta de Blanc (album) by The Police 

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Reggatta de Blanc
Reggatta de Blanc by The Police (1979)
Overall rank: 736th   Overall chart history
Average Rating: 
78/100 (from 413 votes)
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Accolades: Top 20 albums of 1979 (16th)
Top albums of the 1970s (176th)
Top 1,000 albums of all time (736th)

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The Police bestography

Reggatta de Blanc is ranked 3rd best out of 12 albums by The Police on BestEverAlbums.com.

The best album by The Police is Synchronicity which is ranked number 283 in the list of all-time albums with a total rank score of 9,379.

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78/100 (from 413 votes)
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75/100
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From planetneutral 01/20/2018 15:20
Very strong.
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From poppmusic 03/06/2017 03:55
The Police suffered from writer's block in completing this album and thus filled in the running time with B-sides, songs invented in live jams, and mock comic songs by drummer Stewart Copeland. Unfortunately, that's just what it sounds like- there's no hidden beauty here. Even the successful singles really are "white reggae" in the sense that they are more appropriation than innovation. The worst record by this band in my opinion. Great playing by all the musicians, though.
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90/100
From discojets1 12/03/2016 20:51
My personal favorite Police album. I wouldn't take any songs off this album.
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50/100
From albumceleste 11/25/2016 02:07
A good album. It works mostly because of their playing -much better than the songwriting-.
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95/100
From lanadeleswift 08/09/2016 22:57
Not as good as their debut but still high quality esp for the 70s. Walking on the Moon is my favorite Police track
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From garycottier 06/01/2016 18:40
The second Police album doesn't quite have th a same consistency as, outlandos d'amour, but is still a very good record. It's a more challenging LP than it's predecessor but it still features some fantastic songs. Walking on the moon, and, message in a bottle, are two classic singles, but there are other highlights especially on, it's alright for you, and, the beds to big without you. A very good album then from a great band.
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From Pekka 03/28/2016 11:42
That rhytym group was maybe one of the bests in all time. Very good album, I gave 91/100 points.
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From KGB 06/04/2015 18:06
My favorite Police album. Some dislike the increased songwriting contribution of Stewart Copeland but I enjoy his songs and here they keep things more punk oriented than if the pop-inclined Sting would have written the entire album. In fact, although "Message in a Bottle" is an undeniably epic song, "Does Everyone Stare" bests it for me; the ultimate mixed-tape song for that certain girl you're pining for.
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From Gionzi 05/12/2015 17:32
Good album, but better the previous. Too many artifices, the firs is more direct.
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From Tamthebam 02/26/2015 07:06
A good Police album but not their best. The best tracks are the singles Walking On The Moon & Message In A Bottle. Bring On The Night & The Bed's Too Big are the best of the rest.
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