Promotional items (The Police)

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Introduction

This article summarizes promotional items which were used to promote The Police's releases - these can be press kits, other giveaways or posters / displays used in record shops or other places.

Summary of Promotional Items

Fall Out

Image Description Production year Additional info
Illegal Records Fall Out poster Toni Carbo.jpg Illegal Records promotional poster 1977 ---
Illegal Records sales poster Dennis Bleck.jpg Illegal Records sales poster 1977 ---
Eagle logo Illegal Records.jpg Illegal Records button 1977 ---

Eberhard Schoener

Image Description Production year Additional info
1978 05 Eberhard Schoener press kit.jpg 1978 05 Eberhard Schoener press kit 1.jpg 1978 05 Eberhard Schoener press kit 2.jpg 1978 05 Eberhard Schoener press kit 3.jpg 1978 05 Eberhard Schoener press kit 4.jpg 1978 05 Eberhard Schoener press kit 5.jpg 1978 05 Eberhard Schoener press kit 6.jpg 1978 05 Eberhard Schoener press kit 7.jpg 1978 05 Eberhard Schoener press kit 8.jpg 1978 05 Eberhard Schoener press kit 9.jpg 1978 05 Eberhard Schoener press kit 10.jpg 1978 05 Eberhard Schoener press kit 11.jpg 1978 05 Eberhard Schoener press kit 12.jpg Eberhard Schoener press kit 1978 for the May 1978 tour
1979 01 Eberhard Schoener press kit front.jpg 1979 01 Eberhard Schoener press kit.jpg 1979 01 Eberhard Schoener press kit 2.jpg 1979 01 Eberhard Schoener press kit 3.jpg 1979 01 Eberhard Schoener press kit 4.jpg 1979 01 Eberhard Schoener press kit 5.jpg 1979 01 Eberhard Schoener press kit 6.jpg 1979 01 Eberhard Schoener press kit 7.jpg 1979 01 Eberhard Schoener press kit 8.jpg 1979 01 Eberhard Schoener press kit 9.jpg 1979 01 Eberhard Schoener press kit 10.jpg 1979 01 Eberhard Schoener press kit 11.jpg1979 01 Eberhard Schoener press kit 12.jpg 1979 01 Eberhard Schoener press kit back.jpg Eberhard Schoener press kit 1979 for the January 1979 tour

Outlandos d'Amour

Image Description Production year Additional info
1978 11 UK press sheet 1.jpg 1978 11 UK press sheet 2.jpg 1978 11 UK press sheet 3.jpg Outlandos d'Amour press sheets from the UK November 1978 3 pages
1978 US press kit 1.jpg 1978 US press kit 2.jpg Outlandos d'Amour press kit from the USA 1978 2 pages
1979 US press kit 1.jpg 1979 US press kit 2.jpg 1979 US press kit 3.jpg 1979 US press kit 4.jpg 1979 US press kit 5.jpg 1979 US press kit 6.jpg Outlandos d'Amour press kit from the USA 1979 2 info sheets, 1 photo, 2 press clippings
Outlandos d Amour US poster.jpg Outlandos d'Amour promotional poster 1979 from the USA
Outlandos d Amour banner poster.jpg Outlandos d'Amour promotional banner / poster 1979 from Ireland - ca. 90 cm long
1979 03 US press kit 1.jpg 1979 03 US press kit 2.jpg press kit from the USA 1979 2 pages about the March 1979 US concerts
1979 whistle black.jpg A&M promotional whistle from 1979 1979 whistles like this black one were given away at The Police's concert on 1979-03-01
1979 whistle red.jpg A&M promotional whistle from 1979 1979 ---
1979 Outlandos cassette Card Wieger.jpg A&M promo card for Outlandos d'Amour's cassette release 1979 (?) ---
1979 Roxanne Card Wieger.jpg A&M promo card for Roxanne's 1979 re-release 1979 ---
1979 Cant Stand Losing You Card Wieger.jpg A&M promo card for Can't Stand Losing You's 1979 re-release 1979 ---

Propaganda

Image Description Production year Additional info
Propaganda press kit 1.jpg Propaganda press kit 2.jpg Propaganda press kit from the USA 1979 info sheet and photo

Reggatta de Blanc

Image Description Production year Additional info
1979 Message Card Wieger.jpg A&M promo card for Message In A Bottle's release 1979 ---
1979 Reggatta Card Wieger.jpg A&M promo card for Reggatta de Blanc's release 1979 ---
Reggatta de Blanc UK poster.jpg Reggatta de Blanc promotional poster 1979 from the UK
Reggatta 1979 press kit 1.jpg Reggatta 1979 press kit 4.jpg Reggatta 1979 press kit 3.jpg Reggatta de Blanc press kit from the USA October 1979 with one photo including the "Stuart" misspelling
Reggatta 1979 press kit 1.jpg Reggatta 1979 press kit 2.jpg Reggatta 1979 press kit 3.jpg Reggatta 1979 press kit 4.jpg Reggatta 1979 press kit 5.jpg Reggatta 1979 press kit 6.jpg Reggatta de Blanc press kit from the USA October 1979 with two photos and a special letter regarding the "Stewart" spelling correction
Reggatta Sting interview 1979 1.jpg Reggatta Sting interview 1979 2.jpg Reggatta Sting interview 1979 3.jpg Reggatta Sting interview 1979 4.jpg Reggatta Sting interview 1979 5.jpg Reggatta Sting interview 1979 6.jpg Reggatta Sting interview 1979 7.jpg Reggatta Sting interview 1979 8.jpg Reggatta Sting interview 1979 9.jpg Reggatta 1979 press kit 1.jpg Sting interview promoting Reggatta de Blanc from the USA October 18, 1979 this was probably sent with a tape recording - and maybe within one of the "usual" Reggatta folders (last image)
Reggatta de Blanc US poster.jpg Reggatta de Blanc promotional poster 1979 from the USA
Reggatta de Blanc Australia poster.jpg Reggatta de Blanc promotional poster 1979 from Australia
Reggatta de Blanc French poster.jpg Reggatta de Blanc promotional poster 1979 from France
Reggatta de Blanc poster Belgium.jpg Reggatta de Blanc promotional poster 1979 from Belgium
Reggatta de Blanc cardboard display front.jpg Reggatta de Blanc cardboard display back.jpg Reggatta de Blanc cardboard display 1979 19x26 cm, from the USA
1979 Moon Card Wieger.jpg A&M promo card for Walking On The Moon's release 1979 ---
TAMA Stewart Copeland poster 1979 1980.jpg Stewart Copeland TAMA promotion poster 1979 / 1980 from the USA
1980 US press kit 1.jpg 1980 US press kit 2.jpg 1980 US press kit 3.jpg 1980 US press kit 4.jpg 1980 US press kit 5.jpg 1980 US press kit 6.jpg 1980 US press kit 7.jpg 1980 US press kit 9.jpg 1980 US press kit 8.jpg 1980 US press kit 10.jpg press kit from the USA 1980 an updated version of the 1979 Reggatta de Blanc press kit

Zenyatta Mondatta

Image Description Production year Additional info
1980 Zenyatta US press kit 1.jpg 1980 Zenyatta US press kit 2.jpg 1980 Zenyatta US press kit 3.jpg 1980 Zenyatta US press kit 4.jpg 1980 Zenyatta US press kit 5.jpg 1980 Zenyatta US press kit 6.jpg 1980 Zenyatta US press kit 7.jpg Zenyatta Mondatta press kit from the USA 1980 3 info sheets and 1 photo
1980 Zenyatta yellow Stewart.jpg Zenyatta Mondatta A&M promotional poster 1980 from the UK
1980 Zenyatta yellow Andy.jpg Zenyatta Mondatta A&M promotional poster 1980 from the UK
1980 Zenyatta promo poster horses.jpg Zenyatta Mondatta A&M promotional poster 1980 92x61 cm, from the USA
1980 Zenyatta black and white poster.jpg Zenyatta Mondatta A&M poster 1980 from the USA - maybe intended as a concert poster
1980 Zenyatta promo poster white background.jpg Zenyatta Mondatta A&M promotional poster 1980 ---
1980 Zenyatta promo poster blue.jpg Zenyatta Mondatta A&M promotional poster 1980 origins unknown - 76 x 25 cm
1980 Zenyatta press kit Brazil Wieger de Ruiter 1.jpg 1980 Zenyatta press kit Brazil Wieger de Ruiter 2.jpg 1980 Zenyatta press kit Brazil Wieger de Ruiter 3.jpg 1980 Zenyatta press kit Brazil Wieger de Ruiter 4.jpg 1980 Zenyatta press kit Brazil Wieger de Ruiter 5.jpg 1980 Zenyatta press kit Brazil Wieger de Ruiter 6.jpg 1980 Zenyatta press kit Brazil Wieger de Ruiter 7.jpg 1980 Zenyatta press kit Brazil Wieger de Ruiter 8.jpg Zenyatta Mondatta A&M press kit 1980 from Brazil

URGH!

Image Description Production year Additional info
URGH! press kit USA 1.jpg URGH! press kit USA 2.jpg URGH! press kit USA 3.jpg URGH! press kit USA 4.jpg URGH! press folder from the USA 1981 ---
URGH! press folder Germany.jpg URGH! press folder Germany 3.jpg URGH! press folder Germany 4.jpg URGH! press folder Germany 5.jpg URGH! press folder Germany 6.jpg URGH! press folder Germany 7.jpg URGH! press folder Germany 8.jpg URGH! press folder Germany 9.jpg URGH! press folder from Germany 1982 ---
URGH! German poster.jpg URGH! cinema poster from Germany 1982 ---
URGH! US poster.jpg URGH! cinema poster from the USA 1981 ---
1980 08 27 Frejus promotional photo.jpg URGH! press photo 1981 ---

Ghost In The Machine

Image Description Production year Additional info
Ghost press folder US cover.jpg Ghost press folder US old photo.jpg Ghost press folder US Wieger bw.jpg Ghost press folder US 4.jpg Ghost press folder US 5.jpg Ghost press folder US 6.jpg Ghost press folder US 7.jpg Ghost press folder US Wieger 04.jpg Ghost press folder US Wieger 05.jpg Ghost press folder US Wieger 06.jpg Ghost press folder US Wieger 07.jpg Ghost In The Machine press folder from the USA August 1981 includes a band photo from 1980 and promo sheets, a promotional 7", ...
Ghost press folder US envelope.jpg Ghost press folder US cover.jpg Ghost press folder US 01.jpg Ghost press folder US 02.jpg Ghost press folder US 03.jpg Ghost press folder US 04.jpg Ghost press folder US 05.jpg Ghost press folder US 06.jpg Ghost In The Machine press folder from the USA September 1981 includes a band photo from 1980 and information sheets
Ghost press folder US envelope.jpg Ghost press folder US cover.jpg Ghost press folder US 1.jpg Ghost press folder US 2.jpg Ghost press folder US old photo.jpg Ghost press folder US 3.jpg Ghost press folder US 4.jpg Ghost press folder US 5.jpg Ghost press folder US 6.jpg Ghost press folder US 7.jpg Ghost In The Machine press folder from the USA October 1981 includes 2 photos - including a promotional photo from 1981-09-24, information sheets and a promotional 7" single Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic
Ghost press info 1 Germany.jpg Ghost press info 2 Germany.jpg Ghost In The Machine press folder from Germany 1981 2 information sheets
Ghost Lighted Display front.jpg Ghost Lighted Display back.jpg Ghost In The Machine lighted cardboard display 1981 Black cardboard with symbols cut out & covered with clear red plastic. Includes a bulbholder. 125 V. Roxanne Music LTD. USA
Ghost banner poster USA.jpg Ghost In The Material World promotional poster from the USA 1981 91 x 20 cm - printed on both sides
Ghost THE POLICE logo poster.jpg Ghost In The Machine promotional poster 1981 probably from the UK
Ghost Spirits poster Spain.jpg Spirits In The Material World promotional poster from Spain 1981 58 x 40 cm
Ghost USA THE POLICE poster.jpg Ghost In The Machine promotional poster 1981 from the USA
Ghost USA THE POLICE Tour poster.jpg Ghost In The Machine promotional poster 1981 from the USA
Ghost Canadian tour info 1982 07 20 1.jpg Ghost Canadian tour info 1982 07 20 2.jpg Ghost In The Machine concert info from Canada 1982 2 pages from July 20, 1982
Ghost Canadian tour info 1982 07 02.jpg Ghost In The Machine concert info from Canada 1982 1 page from August 2, 1982

Brimstone & Treacle

Image Description Production year Additional info
Brimstone press kit US 1.jpg Brimstone press kit US 2.jpg Brimstone press kit US 3.jpg Brimstone press kit US 4.jpg Brimstone press kit US 5.jpg Brimstone press kit US 6.jpg Brimstone press kit US 7.jpg Brimstone press kit US 8.jpg Brimstone press kit US 9.jpg Brimstone press kit US 10.jpg Brimstone press kit US 11.jpg Brimstone press kit US 12.jpg Brimstone press kit US 13.jpg Brimstone press kit US 14.jpg Brimstone press kit US 15.jpg Brimstone press kit US 16.jpg Brimstone press kit US 17.jpg Brimstone press kit US 18.jpg Brimstone press kit US 19.jpg Brimstone press kit US 20.jpg Brimstone press kit US 21.jpg Brimstone press kit US 22.jpg Brimstone press kit US 23.jpg Brimstone press kit US 24.jpg Brimstone press kit US 25.jpg Brimstone press kit US 26.jpg Brimstone press kit US 27.jpg Brimstone press kit US 28.jpg Brimstone press kit US 29.jpg Brimstone & Treacle press kit from the USA 1982 LOTS of information and photos

Synchronicity

Image Description Production year Additional info
1983 Synchronicity US press folder 1.jpg 1983 Synchronicity US press folder 2.jpg 1983 Synchronicity US press folder 3.jpg 1983 Synchronicity US press folder 4.jpg 1983 Synchronicity US press folder 5.jpg 1983 Synchronicity US press folder 6.jpg Synchronicity press folder from the USA 1983 2 info pages and 1 photo --- an additional page about UK promotional activities might have been a late addition
1983 Spanish Synchronicity poster.jpg Synchronicity - Spanish promotional poster 1983 60 x 45 cm
1983 breath-flyer.jpg Every Breath You Take UK promotional flyer 1983 for UK record shops
1983 breath-poster.jpg Every Breath You Take UK promotional poster 1983 as displayed in UK record shops
1983 Synchronicity promo poster Andy.jpg Synchronicity Andy poster 1983 91x23cm, Roxanne Music Ltd.
1983 Synchronicity promo poster Sting.jpg Synchronicity Sting poster 1983 91x23cm, Roxanne Music Ltd.
1983 Synchronicity promo poster Stewart.jpg Synchronicity Stewart poster 1983 91x23cm, Roxanne Music Ltd.
1983 Synchronicity II single poster.jpg Synchronicity II promotional poster 1983 from the USA
1983 12 Guinness tour promo Leo Sarafin.jpg a Guinness poster promoting the December 1983 UK tour 1983 from the UK
1984 Frontier 01.jpg 1984 Frontier 02.jpg 1984 Frontier 03.jpg press folder from Australia 1984 for The Police's final concerts in Australia
1984 TAMA banner Stewart Jeremy Truitt.jpg TAMA banner 1984 from US drum store
1984 Paiste Rude cardboard Stewart Jeremy Truitt.jpg Paiste / Rude cardboard display 1984 (?) from US NAMM show

Synchronicity Concert

Image Description Production year Additional info
1984 Synchroncity Concert Showtime 1.jpg 1984 Synchroncity Concert Showtime 2.jpg 1984 Synchroncity Concert Showtime 3.jpg 1984 Synchroncity Concert Showtime 4.jpg 1984 Synchroncity Concert Showtime 5.jpg 1984 Synchroncity Concert Showtime 6.jpg 1984 Synchroncity Concert Showtime 7.jpg 1984 Synchroncity Concert Showtime 8.jpg 1984 Synchroncity Concert Showtime 9.jpg Synchronicity Concert Showtime folder from the USA 1984 for the pay TV broadcast
1984 Synchroncity Concert Showtime 01.jpg 1984 Synchroncity Concert Showtime 02.jpg 1984 Synchroncity Concert Showtime 03.jpg Synchronicity Concert Showtime folder from the USA 1984 for the pay TV broadcast
1984 Synchroncity Concert reversed sticker original.jpg 1984 Synchroncity Concert reversed sticker.jpg Synchronicity Concert UK reversed sticker 1984 for UK record shop windows

Every Breath You Take: The Singles

Image Description Production year Additional info
1986 Dont Stand So Close To Me 86 poster.jpg Don't Stand So Close To Me '86 promotional poster 1986 from the UK
Every Breath You Take The Singles US poster.jpg Every Breath You Take: The Singles promotional poster 1986 from the USA
1986 Every Breath flyer Spain.jpg Every Breath You Take: The Singles flyer from Spain 1986 with competition rules on the back

Every Breath You Take: The Videos

Image Description Production year Additional info
Every Breath You Take The Videos fact sheet.jpg Every Breath You Take: The Videos A&M fact sheet 1986 from England, UK - probably came with a black & white 1986 photo

Police Confidential

Image Description Production year Additional info
PoliceConfidential UK poster.jpg Police Confidential UK promo poster 1987 ---

The Police Box

Image Description Production year Additional info
The Police Box poster.jpg The Police Box promo poster 1987 from Japan - provided by Osamu Mohri

Their Greatest Hits

Image Description Production year Additional info
Their Greatest Hits poster.jpg Their Greatest Hits promo poster 1990 probably from France

Message In A Box: The Complete Recordings

Image Description Production year Additional info
Message In A Box US press kit 01.jpg Message In A Box US press kit 02.jpg press kit from the USA 1993 info sheet & photo
Message In A Box UK press sheet.jpg press sheet from the UK 1993 ---
Police-album-messageinaboxthecompleterecordings Japanese flyer.jpg Message In A Box: The Complete Recordings flyer from Japan 1993 with release details on the back
1993 Message Box Outlandos flyer.jpg Message In A Box: The Complete Recordings flyer from the Outlandos Fan Club 1993 front only

The Police Live!

Image Description Production year Additional info
1995 Cant live promo poster.jpg Can't Stand Losing You cd-single promotional poster 1995 77x51 cm
1995 Live! promo poster Spain.jpg The Police Live! promotional poster 1995 68x48 cm - from record shop in Barcelona
1995 Live! promo cardboard signs.jpg The Police Live! promotional cardboard signs 1995 ca. 31x31 cm, from record shop in Germany
1995 Live! promo paper sign.jpg The Police Live! promotional paper sign 1995 ca. 31x31 cm, from record shop in Germany
1995 Live! promo pass front.jpg 1995 Live! promo pass back.jpg The Police Live! promotional "backstage pass" with release dates 1995 from the UK
1995 Live! French flyer front.jpg 1995 Live! French flyer back.jpg

1995 Live! French ticket front.jpg 1995 Live! French ticket back.jpg

1995 Live! French backstage pass front.jpg 1995 Live! French backstage pass back.jpg

The Police Live! promotional items from France 1995 with your receipt and part of the promotional "ticket" you could choose between two gifts: a sweat shirt and a "backstage pass"
1995 Live! French promo folder front.jpg 1995 Live! French promo folder inside.jpg 1995 Live! French promo folder back.jpg The Police Live! press folder from France 1995 with tracklisting and release dates + information about press coverage
1995 Live! German press info.jpg 1995 Live! German press info 2.jpg 1995 Live! German press info 3.jpg 1995 Live! German press info 4.jpg The Police Live! press info sheets from Germany 1995 with tracklisting and release dates for CD and VHS + information about press coverage
1995 Live! US press info 1.jpg 1995 Live! US press info 2.jpg The Police Live! press info sheet from the USA 1995 ---
1995 Live! Japanese poster.jpg Japanese poster for The Police Live! and Outlandos To Synchronicities: A History Of The Police Live! 1995 ---

2003 25th Anniversary Remastered Series

Image Description Production year Additional info
25th Anniversary Remastered Series cardboard display.jpg cardboard display 2003 from the USA
25th Anniversary Remastered Series US press kit 1.jpg 25th Anniversary Remastered Series US press kit 2.jpg 25th Anniversary Remastered Series US press kit 3.jpg 25th Anniversary Remastered Series US press kit 4.jpg US press kit 2003 unfolds to 4 pages
25th Anniversary Remastered Series press kit 1.jpg 25th Anniversary Remastered Series press kit 2.jpg 25th Anniversary Remastered Series press kit 3.jpg 25th Anniversary Remastered Series press kit 4.jpg 25th Anniversary Remastered Series press kit 5.jpg 25th Anniversary Remastered Series press kit 6.jpg 25th Anniversary Remastered Series press kit 7.jpg 25th Anniversary Remastered Series press kit 8.jpg 25th Anniversary Remastered Series press kit 9.jpg 25th Anniversary Remastered Series press kit 10.jpg 25th Anniversary Remastered Series press kit 11.jpg press kit 2003 info sheets & glossy photos

Everyone Stares: The Police Inside Out

Image Description Production year Additional info
Everyone Stares FNAC poster.jpg Everyone Stares: The Police Inside Out poster 2006 50x40 cm, from FNAC store in Barcelona
Everyone Stares Japanese poster.jpg Everyone Stares: The Police Inside Out poster 2007 ---

2007 Best Of

Image Description Production year Additional info
2007 Best Of cardboard display Olivier Culli.jpg The Police Best Of cardboard display 2007 from French record shop

2007 / 2008 Reunion Tour

Image Description Production year Additional info
2008 NAMM TAMA cardboard display.jpg Stewart Copeland TAMA display 2008 from NAMM 2008 convention
2008 Tokyo French Poster.jpg huge poster from France 2008 ---
2010 08 07 board Paul Satchfield.jpg cardboard display 2008 from inside Madison Square Garden on 2008-08-07

Certifiable

Image Description Production year Additional info
2009 Certifiable cardboard display Olivier Culli.jpg Certifiable cardboard display 2008 from French record shop

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