THE POLICE - Roxanne (Record Store Day 2018)
7" RSD 2018
Reissue of the second Police single ‘Roxanne’, the first for A&M Records. Released in April 1978, it was the first single from debut album Outlandos d'Amour. Controversial in some territories, this seminal favourite was written about a man who falls in love with a prostitute. On re-release in 1979, the song peaked at number 12 on the UK Singles Chart. Bespoke gatefold sleeve with die-cut ‘dialling holes’ – front cover is the original UK red ‘telephone’ image. Blue European sleeve for inner sleeve. Reissue sleeve, with band photo, for inside gatefold. Original A-side and B-side – ‘Peanuts’. Both remastered at Abbey Road.