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Certifiable: Live in Buenos Aires
is a live album
A live album is a recording consisting of material recorded during stage performances using remote recording techniques, commonly contrasted with a studio album...
by The Police
The Police were an English rock band formed in London in 1977. For the vast majority of their history, the band consisted of Sting , Andy Summers and Stewart Copeland...
. It was recorded in December 2007 and was released in November 2008. The album was released in the US exclusively through Best Buy. The album has a number of releases including a four disc version containing two CDs and two DVDs. The two CDs contain the live album from River Plate Stadium
Estadio Monumental Antonio Vespucio Liberti, is a stadium in the Belgrano district of Buenos Aires, Argentina at the intersection of Figueroa Alcorta and Udaondo. It is the home venue of Club Atlético River Plate and is named after former club president Antonio Vespucio Liberti...
in Buenos Aires
Buenos Aires is the capital and largest city of Argentina, and the second-largest metropolitan area in South America, after São Paulo. It is located on the western shore of the estuary of the Río de la Plata, on the southeastern coast of the South American continent...
, Argentina. The first DVD contains the 109-minute wide-screen concert presented in Dolby Surround and Stereo. The concert film was directed and produced by the award-winning team of Jim Gable and Ann Kim, the principles of Graying & Balding, Inc. The second DVD contains the 50-minute bonus feature, "Better Than Therapy," directed by Stewart Copeland's son Jordan Copeland, detailing The Police's reunion with behind-the-scenes interviews from the band and road crew, plus two photo galleries of The Police on tour: one shot by guitarist and photographer Andy Summers, and one by photographer Danny Clinch. The DVDs were also released on Blu-Ray format.A triple vinyl format was also released that contained a digital download of the concert.
Track Listing US (UK deluxe) format
All tracks written by Sting, except for "Reggatta de Blanc" by Stewart Copeland/Andy Summers/Sting.
- "Message in a Bottle
"Message in a Bottle" is a 1979 song by The Police, from their second album, Reggatta de Blanc.The song is ostensibly about a story of a castaway on an island, who sends out a message in a bottle to seek love. A year later, he has not received any sort of response, and despairs, thinking he is...
- "Synchronicity II
"Synchronicity II" is a song by The Police, described by People Weekly as "aggressive" and "steely." It was recorded in 1983 and was included on the album Synchronicity. It was released as a single in the UK and the U.S. by A&M Records. The third single from the album, it reached number 17 in the...
- "Walking on the Moon
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- "Voices Inside My Head" / "When the World is Running Down, You Make the Best of What's Still Around"
- "Don't Stand So Close to Me
"Don't Stand So Close to Me" is a 1980 song and hit single by the British rock band The Police. It concerns a schoolgirl's crush on her young teacher and the teacher's nervousness about the situation. The Police won the 1982 "Grammy Award for Best Rock Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal"...
- "Driven to Tears
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- "Hole in My Life"
- "Truth Hits Everybody"
- "Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic
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- "Wrapped Around Your Finger
"Wrapped Around Your Finger" is the second UK single from The Police's 1983 album Synchronicity. It was released worldwide by A&M Records and featured non-album track "Someone To Talk To" as a b-side....
- "De Do Do Do, De Da Da Da
"De Do Do Do, De Da Da Da" is a song by The Police, released as a single in December 1980. It was the second single from the album Zenyattà Mondatta and a top ten hit in the United Kingdom and the United States, reaching number five on the UK Singles Chart and number ten on the Billboard Hot...
- "Invisible Sun
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- "Walking in Your Footsteps"
- "Can't Stand Losing You
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" / "Reggatta de Blanc
"Reggatta de Blanc" is a 1979 musical composition by The Police, and the title track on their second album. The instrumental evolved from improvisational stage jams during early Police performances of the song "Can't Stand Losing You"...
"Roxanne" is a hit song by the rock band The Police, first released in 1978 as a single and on their album Outlandos d'Amour. It was written from the point-of-view of a man who falls in love with a prostitute.- History :...
- "King of Pain
"King of Pain" is a song by The Police, originally released on their 1983 album Synchronicity.It was released as a worldwide single by A&M Records...
- "So Lonely
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- "Every Breath You Take
"Every Breath You Take" is a song by The Police on the band's 1983 album Synchronicity, written by Sting and Andy Summers . The single was one of the biggest hits of 1983, topping the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart for eight weeks and the UK Singles Chart for four weeks. It also topped the...
- "Next to You"
- Better Than Therapy - 50 min. documentary
- Two photo galleries, one by Andy Summers and one by Danny Clinch
- "Message in a Bottle"
- "Synchronicity II"
- "Walking on the Moon"
- "Don't Stand So Close To Me"
- "Driven to Tears"
- "Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic"
- "De Do Do Do, De Da Da Da"
- "Walking in Your Footsteps"
- "Can't Stand Losing You"/"Regatta de Blanc"
- "King of Pain"
- "So Lonely"
- "Every Breath You Take"
- "Next to You"