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Junger than Stingtime: The Police's Synchronicity

Richard Cook, New Musical Express, June 1983

THE POLICE are much like Gods to their pop universe, not only in their worship rating but in their omnipotent attitude to their work. They operate without any lead to earth or deference to schedules. It somehow has no relevance that Synchronicity appears two years after Ghost In The Machine and after one year of public absence: its assumptions are such that they might never have been away. Like Bowie, Sting has the ability to orientate this world to his own pace.

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