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The Police

Spirits In The Material World

  • Reggae
  • Rock
  • Punk
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  • 1982
  • 1981
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“Spirits in the Material World” is a song by new wave trio The Police, written by Sting. It is the opening track for their 1981 album Ghost in the Machine. The song features bass, guitar, synthesizer, drums, saxophone, and vocals. It has a Jamaican Ska beat which changes to a swaggering rock beat in the chorus. It was released as a single in 1982 and reached #12 in the United Kingdom. Read on...

Song lines: ♪ Are spirits in the material world ... We are spirits in the material world

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