Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Message in a Bottle
The Police 4.3 4:51
2 Can’t Stand Losing You
The Police 3.5 3:02
3 Englishman in New York
Sting 4.2 4:29
4 Every Breath You Take
The Police 4.1 4:13
5 Walking on the Moon
The Police 3.7 5:03
6 Fields of Gold
Sting 3.7 3:40
7 Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic
The Police 4.6 4:22
8 If You Love Somebody Set Them Free
Sting 4.2 4:16
9 Let Your Soul Be Your Pilot (edit)
Sting 4:30
10 Russians
Sting 4.35 3:59
11 If I Ever Lose My Faith in You
Sting 3.5 4:31
12 When We Dance (edit)
Sting 4:18
13 Don’t Stand So Close to Me
The Police 3.8 4:02
14 Roxanne
The Police 4.2 3:14
15 Roxanne ’97 (Puff Daddy remix)
The Police 1 4:33

Credits

CD 1

electric bass guitar:
Sting (singer, songwriter & member of The Police) (tracks 1, 4–5, 7, 14)
drums (drum set):
Stewart Copeland (track 4)
Omar Hakim (tracks 8, 10)
bass guitar [bass]:
Darryl Jones (bassist for The Rolling Stones) (tracks 8, 10)
membranophone:
Stewart Copeland (tracks 1–2, 5, 7, 14)
guitar:
Andy Summers (track 2)
Sting (singer, songwriter & member of The Police) (tracks 8, 10)
bass:
Sting (singer, songwriter & member of The Police) (track 2)
electric guitar:
Andy Summers (tracks 1, 4–5, 7, 14)
keyboard:
Kenny Kirkland (tracks 8, 10)
saxophone:
Branford Marsalis (tracks 8, 10)
piano:
Jean Roussel (track 7)
additional synclavier:
Danny Quatrochi (tracks 8, 10)
arranger:
The Police (British rock band) (tracks 1–2, 5, 14)
Sting (singer, songwriter & member of The Police) (tracks 3, 10, 10)
assistant mixer:
Andrew Bradfield (tracks 6, 11)
Pete Lewis (engineer) (tracks 6, 11)
Mark McKenna (track 3)
Simon Osborne (tracks 6, 11)
Bob Vogt (track 3)
background vocals:
Full Force (American R&B group, frequent collab w/ Lisa Lisa & Cult Jam) (track 15)
Dolette McDonald (tracks 8, 10)
Janice Pendarvis (tracks 8, 10)
co-producer:
Hugh Padgham (track 7)
composer:
Sting (singer, songwriter & member of The Police) (tracks 1–8, 10–14)
engineer:
Pete Smith (UK producer) (tracks 8, 10)
Chris Gray (UK Engineer) (tracks 2, 14)
Chris Gray (Chicago techno producer) (track 2)
Nigel Gray (tracks 1–2, 5, 13–14)
Simon Osborne (track 9)
Hugh Padgham (tracks 4, 6–7, 9, 11)
Jim Scott (US recording engineer and producer) (tracks 8, 10)
lyricist:
Sting (singer, songwriter & member of The Police) (tracks 1–8, 10–14)
mastering:
Dave Collins (US mastering engineer) (tracks 2–4, 6–12, 14)
Herb Powers, Jr. (track 15)
mixer:
Neil Dorfsman (track 3)
Pete Smith (UK producer) (tracks 8, 10)
Hugh Padgham (tracks 3, 6, 9, 11–12)
Jim Scott (US recording engineer and producer) (tracks 8, 10)
Prince Charles Alexander (Funk artist, member of the the City Beat Band) (track 15)
producer:
Neil Dorfsman (track 3)
The Police (British rock band) (tracks 1–2, 4–5, 7, 13–15)
Pete Smith (UK producer) (tracks 8, 10)
Nigel Gray (tracks 1, 5, 13)
Sting (singer, songwriter & member of The Police) (tracks 3, 6, 8–12)
Hugh Padgham (tracks 4, 6, 9, 11–12)
recording engineer:
Prince Charles Alexander (Funk artist, member of the the City Beat Band) (track 15)
remixer:
Puff Daddy (also known as Puff Daddy & P. Diddy) (track 15)
J‐Dub (production, real name Jeffrey Walker) (track 15)
Stevie J (US hip-hop producer/songwriter Steven Jordan) (track 15)
vocals:
Sting (singer, songwriter & member of The Police) (tracks 1–2, 4–5, 7–8, 10, 14)
phonographic copyright by:
A&M Records (1978 –) (track 14)
A&M Records (1979 –) (tracks 1, 5)
A&M Records (1981 –) (track 7)
A&M Records (1983) (track 4)
A&M Records (2016) (track 4)
publisher:
EMI Music Publishing Germany (GmbH & Co. KG) (track 6)
GM Sumner (track 4)
Steerpike Ltd. (track 6)
Virgin Music (publisher only, do not use as a label) (tracks 2, 13–14)
Virgin Music, Inc. (The American arm of Virgin's publishing company) (tracks 1, 5)
recorded at:
AIR Studios (located at Oxford Street 1970–1991, Lyndhurst Hall 1991–present) in Hampstead, Camden, London, England, United Kingdom (track 4)
has remixes:
Can't Stand Losing You (5.1 mix) by The Police (track 2)
Don't Stand So Close to Me (5.1 mix) by The Police (track 13)
Every Breath You Take (5.1 mix) by The Police (track 4)
mash-ups:
Stand By Me by ccc (track 4)
sampled by:
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 84) (track 4)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 388) (track 14)
has revision:
is based on:
is the basis for:
Fields of Gold (choral) (track 6)
later parody versions:
Every Step to Take (track 4)
Fields of Dick (track 6)
later translated parody versions:
Friesenjung (track 3)
Humppaleski 45 (track 4)
Sua vartioin (track 4)
later translated versions:
Africain à Paris (track 3)
Kultaniityt (track 6)
Stinken uit de bak (track 4)
Veel to olt (track 6)
later versions:
recording of:
Fields of Gold (track 6)
Message in a Bottle (The Police song) (track 1)
Roxanne (track 14)
Russians (track 10)
When We Dance (track 12)
Every Breath You Take (1983) (track 4)
referred to in medleys:
Polkas on 45 (track 4)