June 18, 2007 

"How does 'Truth Hits Everybody' start? asks Stewart Copeland from inside his drum-booth.

"I do the four chuggy bits, and then we're straight into it," Andy Summers answers. "I'm avoiding the D sharp."

"Why," questions Sting.

"I thought we wanted something fuller."

"Don't we need the open string?"

"I've got that twice."

"Alternate it," suggests Sting.

"Yeah, that's what I'm doing: I didn't express myself very well."

Everything seems gentlemanly and grown-up at Sting's Tuscan estate, five hundred feet above sea level, a half-hour's drive from the Italian museum-piece city of Florence. In a storey building converted into a studio, the Police members have been rehearsing for the past three weeks, following an initial stint in Canada, for their forthcoming world tour. The very existence of this in itself is a remarkable turn of events: The first time that the innovative and immensely successful trio of Sting, Andy Summers and Stewart Copeland has played together professionally in 23 years.

I woke up one morning last year and my classical record had just gone into the pop charts, in both England and America," Sting explains the origins of this utterly unexpected reunion. He is referring to


Jun 11, 2007

The Police celebrate their 30th anniversary with the release of ''The Police''... In stores in the UK from today!

The Police, a 30 track double-disc CD, is released by A&M Records in the United Kingdom today, 11 June 2007. The 30 track greatest hits collection will mark 30 years since The Police released their first single 'Fall Out' in 1977. 'The Police' spans the bands prolific career, with five studio albums released over six years...
Jun 05, 2007

The Police celebrate their 30th anniversary with the release of ''The Police''... In stores in the USA today!

The Police will celebrate the 30th anniversary of their recording debut with their first double-disc CD 'Best of' collection entitled, The Police (A&M/UMe), to be released June 5, 2007. The 28 songs bring together the biggest hits from the band's five original studio albums and includes their very first single, 1977's 'Fall Out'...