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The Police

A British trio composed of Stewart Copeland (drums), Andy Summers (guitar), and Sting (vocals, bass), the Police mixed elements of Punk, New Waveand Reggae to create quite an original sound. Founded by Stewart Copeland in 1977, the Police originally consisted of Copeland, Sting, and HenryPadovani on guitar. Later that year Andy Summers played with the band, at that point a 4-piece. However, during a recording session with ex-VelvetUnderground member/producer John Cale, Padovani left due to his inadequate guitar skills. The three piece lineup of Sting-Summers-Copeland wouldremain for the rest o ...read more

A British trio composed of Stewart Copeland (drums), Andy Summers (guitar), and Sting (vocals, bass), the Police mixed elements of Punk, New Waveand Reggae to create quite an original sound. Founded by Stewart Copeland in 1977, the Police originally consisted of Copeland, Sting, and HenryPadovani on guitar. Later that year Andy Summers played with the band, at that point a 4-piece. However, during a recording session with ex-VelvetUnderground member/producer John Cale, Padovani left due to his inadequate guitar skills. The three piece lineup of Sting-Summers-Copeland wouldremain for the rest of their existence. The Police recording many albums over the span of their career, however, their final album released in 1983,Synchronicity is commonly referred to as a classic as well as the greatest of their works. « hide

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LPs
Synchronicity
1983

4
306 Votes
Ghost in the Machine
1981

3.5
170 Votes
Zenyatta Mondatta
1980

3.9
204 Votes
Reggatta de Blanc
1979

3.7
240 Votes
Outlandos d'Amour
1978

3.9
236 Votes
Live Albums
Certifiable: Live In Buenos Aires (CD/DVD)
2008

3.9
9 Votes
Live!
1995

3.8
10 Votes
Compilations
The Police
2007

4.1
27 Votes
Every Breath You Take: The Classics
2003

3.8
64 Votes
The Very Best of Sting & The Police
1997

3.8
36 Votes
Message in a Box: The Complete Recordings
1993

4.2
14 Votes
Greatest Hits
1992

3.7
31 Votes

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