500 Greatest Albums of All Time

Rolling Stone's definitive list of the 500 greatest albums of all time.

The Police, 'Ghost in the Machine'

323. The Police, 'Ghost in the Machine'

A&M, 1981

Here, the previously punkish trio added synth strings and politics, and blew up even further. "Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic" is a pop smart bomb, and "Invisible Sun," about the violence in Northern Ireland, is genuinely moving.

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