Police

On 28 September 1980, The Police scored their third No.1 on the UK singles chart with ‘Don’t Stand So Close To Me’. The song appeared on their album ‘Zenyatta Mondatta’ and went on to become the best-selling single of 1980. https://youtu.be/KNIZofPB8ZM The Police – Don’t Stand So Close To Me Read the full article at […]

The Police made their live debut as a three-piece band when they played at Rebecca’s Birmingham, England on August 18th. The Police became globally popular in the late 1970s and are generally regarded as one of the first New Wave groups to achieve mainstream success, playing a style of rock that was influenced by punk, […]

14 Aug 1978, The Police released their third single ‘Can’t Stand Losing You’ as the follow-up single to ‘Roxanne’ which when released the following year peaked at No.2 on the UK chart. Written by singer and bassist Sting as a song about suicide, the song gained minor controversy for its single cover art, featuring Stewart […]

9 July 1983, The Police started an eight week run at No.1 on the US singles chart with ‘Every Breath You Take’ also No.1 in the UK. Taken from the bands album Synchronicity, Sting won Song of the Year and The Police won Best Pop Performance for the song at the 1984 Grammy Awards. https://youtu.be/OMOGaugKpzs […]

4 June 1983, The Police started a four week run at No.1 in the UK with ‘Every Breath You Take’ the group’s fifth and final No.1 single. Taken from the bands album Synchronicity, Sting won Song of the Year and The Police won Best Pop Performance for the song at the 1984 Grammy Awards. https://youtu.be/OMOGaugKpzs […]

25 April 1979, The Police made their debut on BBC TV’s Top Of The Pops performing ‘Roxanne’. The single which was taken from their album Outlandos d’Amour was written from the point-of-view of a man who falls in love with a prostitute. https://youtu.be/3T1c7GkzRQQ The Police – Roxanne Read the full article at The Day InMusic!: […]

7 April 1978, The Police released ‘Roxanne’ as the first single from their debut album Outlandos d’Amour. The song was written from the point of view of a man who falls in love with a prostitute. The title came from the name of the character in the play Cyrano de Bergerac, which Sting saw on […]

TAYLOR HAWKINS’s Cause Of Death: Colombian Police Issue Statement TAYLOR HAWKINS’s Cause Of Death: Colombian Police Issue Statement Read the full article at Blabbermouth! https://www.facebook.com/233748106643860/posts/5505049599513658

13 Jan 1978, With a budget of only £1,500 borrowed from Stewart Copeland’s brother Miles Copeland III, The Police started recording their debut album at Surrey Sound Studios, Surrey, England with producer Nigel Gray. The album ‘Outlandos d’Amour’ which was released in November of this year featured the hits ‘So Lonely’, ‘Roxanne’ and ‘Can’t Stand […]

Happy 79th birthday to English guitarist Andy Summers, born 31st Dec 1942, The Police who scored the 1983 UK & US No.1 single ‘Every Breath You Take’, plus four other UK No.1 singles. Their second album Reggatta de Blanc became the first of five consecutive UK No. 1 albums and The Police won six Grammy […]


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