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Synchronicity is the fifth and final studio album by The Police, released in 1983. Their most popular release together, Synchronicity includes the number one single, "Every Breath You Take."

The album's title was inspired by Arthur Koestler's The Roots of Coincidence, which mentions Carl Jung's theory of Synchronicity. Sting was an avid reader of Koestler, and also named Ghost in the Machine after one of his works.

Synchronicity topped both the Billboard Pop Albums and Billboard 200 charts (ending… read more



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  • rating 9/10
  • mother is a lot like captain beefheart
  • I love Mother personally...lol kinda unexpected from them for me! This album is very solid, I like all of it!
  • You may find Mother more amusing if you watch Psycho 2, and then relate the lyrics to what happens in that movie.
  • Mother is probably my all-time favourite Police song. The first time I heard it on cassette in my dad's van, I thought it was hilarious. It's probably what made me come back to this album and why I'm listening to it now.
  • Mother is incredible.
  • If someone has a FLAC of the 2003 remastered SACD please inbox me!
  • The second half is classic (one of the best half-albums of the 80s); the first half isn't very good.
  • Every Breath You Take feels so out of place when it kicks in...

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