The Police
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1977
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The Police were an English rock band formed in London in 1977. For the majority of their history, the band consisted of Sting (lead singer, bassist and principal songwriter), Andy Summers (guitarist) and Stewart Copeland (drummer). The Police became globally ...

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Every Breath You Take
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Every Breath You Take Every Breath You Take Every Breath You Take Every Breath You Take
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Don't Stand So Close To Me
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Don't Stand So Close To Me Don't Stand So Close To Me Don't Stand So Close To Me Don't Stand So Close To Me
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Wrapped Around Your Finger
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Wrapped Around Your Finger Wrapped Around Your Finger Wrapped Around Your Finger Wrapped Around Your Finger
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Can't Stand Losing You
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Can't Stand Losing You Can't Stand Losing You Can't Stand Losing You Can't Stand Losing You
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Biography

The Police were an English rock band formed in London in 1977. For the majority of their history, the band consisted of Sting (lead singer, bassist and principal songwriter), Andy Summers (guitarist) and Stewart Copeland (drummer). 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, reggae, and jazz. They are also considered one of the leaders of the Second British Invasion of the U.S. They disbanded in 1986, but reunited in early 2007 for a one-off world tour that ended in August 2008.

Their 1978 debut album, Outlandos d'Amour, reached No. 6 in the UK, and their second album Reggatta de Blanc became the first of five consecutive UK No. 1 albums. Synchronicity from 1983 was No. 1 in both the UK and U.S., and sold over 8 million copies in the U.S. alone. The Police have sold over 75 million records, making them one of the world's best-selling artists of all time. They were the world's highest-earning musicians in 2008, thanks to their reunion tour.

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