The Police’s ‘Zenyatta Mondatta’

The Police‘s ‘Zenyatta Mondatta’ is their third album, released on October 3, 1980 by A&M.

Track Listing : 1.Don’T Stand So Close To Me (Sting) – 04:04 . 2.Driven To Tears (Sting) – 03:20 . 3.When The World Is Running Down, You Make The Best Of What’S Still Around (Sting) – 03:38 . 4.Canary In A Coalmine (Sting) – 02:26 . 5.Voices Inside My Head (Sting) – 03:53 . 6.Bombs Away (Stewart Copeland) – 03:09 . 7.De Do Do Do, De Da Da Da (Sting) – 04:09 . 8.Behind My Camel(Andy Summers) – 02:54 . 9.Man In A Suitcase (Sting) – 02:19 . 10.Shadows In The Rain (Sting) – 05:02 . 11.The Other Way Of Stopping (Stewart Copeland) – 03:22

Musicians : The Police – Band . Sting – Bass Guitar, Lead And Backing Vocals, Synthesisers . Andy Summers – Guitar, Guitar-Synths, Bass Guitar On Behind My Camel . Stewart Copeland – Drums, Synthesizers

Production : Produced By The Police, Nigel Gray . Nigel Gray – Engineer

Package : Watalu Asanuma – Photography . Adrian Boot – Photography . Miles Copeland – Photography . Anton Corbijn – Photography . Danny Quatrochi – Photography . Janette Beckman – Cover Photo, Photography . Simon Ryan – Design . Michael Ross – Art Direction, Design, Photography

Recorded 7 July – 7 August 1980 At Wisseloord Studios, Hilversum, Netherlands.

Released On October 3, 1980 By A&M.

(Source The Police‘s ‘Zenyatta Mondatta’ | Official Site)

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PunkNews.org
After this album, the band would fall deeper and deeper into the `80s synthesizer trap and before long they wound up with singles on adult contemporary charts. But, Zenyata Mondatta, the last Police album to have a truly organic feel, seems to come out just as the Police intended. […]

BBC
Zenyatta Mondatta showed the Police at the end of their first run of luck and straining to fir the pop mould while running to keep up with global success. Not until Synchronicity would they return to classic status. […]

Sputnikmusic.com
So their you have it.I would definitely suggest buying this album.The Police were beginning to experiment with more styles of music and Zenyatta Mondatta (which,according to the band,has no real meaning) was sort of a middle ground of sorts. […]

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