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  1. Stewart Copeland of the Police Plays Tyrant's Crush With the Colorado SymphonyRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Denver Westword

    Stewart Copeland , drummer and co-founder of the Police, wants people to know that if they see him and the Colorado Symphony perform Tyrant's Crush , his concerto for trap set and orchestra, this weekend, that "they can make as much noise as they want. Tyrant's Crush, Copeland's first concerto, tells the story of a dictator, based on figures like Mohammar Gaddafi, Idi Amin and Saddam Hussein.

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  2. Fresh Tracks 21 February 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Brookale Public Radio

    ... vigator The Night: Take Me With You (When You Go) by Moreland and Arbuckle FM Flashback: Every Breath You Take by The Police Altrok: Cold Night by Yeasayer

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  3. Sting Brings His Tantric-Sex-Length Song Titles to the FillmoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Miami New Times

    For a man who shortened his stage name to Sting, Gordon Sumner sure does seem to have a thing for wordy song titles. With his great New Wave band the Police, he burdened radio DJs with weighty names such as "Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic," "Don't Stand So Close to Me," and, most brazen, "When the World Is Running Down, You Make the Best of What's Still Around."

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  4. Things To Do In Dallas This Week: Feb. 20-23Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 20 | D Magazine

    You're guaranteed the hits tonight with Sting at the Verizon Theatre. The former Police Man is touring in support of his first rock album in years, which also guarantees you faithful renditions of "Every Breath You Take" and "Roxanne."

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  5. Concert of the Week: Sting at the Fillmore Miami BeachRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 20 | Miami New Times

    He doesn't always get the credit a three-decade-long solo career that started with his departure from the Police in 1984. Despite the fact that Sting and his mates reunited in 2007 for a world tour, there's a bitterness from fans and media that somehow still lingers.

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  6. Sting showcases versatility, depth and enduring rock power at ACL LiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 20 | Austin American Statesman

    Every touring artist panders to the city he's performing in, but Sting seemed genuine when he called Austin "the hippest town in America" at the top of his set at ACL Live on Sunday. "I owe a lot to Austin," he said, explaining that an Austin station "LBJ" was the first radio outlet in America to play the Police's single "Roxanne" in 1979.

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  7. Sting Plays Cupid For Denver's Baby BoomersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | 303 Magazine

    ... never heard the Fillmore so quiet than when Sting led his band through the lovelorn "Shape of My Heart," or The Police's sensual mega-hit "Roxanne." During the second half of his set, covers of Bowie's "Ashes To Ashes" and Bill Wither's "Ain't No ...

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  8. U.S. Government's Seizure of Music Publishing Assets Draws Malaysian Financier's FamilyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 14 | Billboard

    The next time Police's "Every Breath You Take" comes on the radio, consider for a moment that the song is now part of a corruption scandal that may hold some importance for the U.S. Justice Department's perpetually controversial asset forfeiture program. In 2012, Sony led a consortium that put up $2.2 billion to acquire EMI Music Publishing, whose assets include The Temptations ' "My Girl," Queen's "Bohemian Rhapsody," and hundreds of thousands of tunes including the one written by Sting , above.

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  9. Jho Low's relatives want a chance to challenge the Justice Department's biggest kleptocracy case.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 14 | Hollywood Reporter

    The next time Police's "Every Breath You Take" comes on the radio, consider for a moment that the song is now part of a corruption scandal that may hold some importance for the U.S. Justice Department's perpetually controversial asset forfeiture program. In 2012, Sony led a consortium that put up $2.2 billion to acquire EMI Music Publishing, whose assets include The Temptations' "My Girl," Queen's "Bohemian Rhapsody," and hundreds of thousands of tunes including the one written by Sting, above.

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  10. 6 Best Moments From Sting's Spectacular Pre-Grammy Hollywood Palladium ShowRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 10 | Billboard

    ... came onstage along with a guitar (shortly joined by guitarist Dominic Miller) to welcome everyone. He joked about the Police's first trip to Los Angeles in 1979 and how he made the car stop so he could examine a palm tree, which he'd never seen ...

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  11. REVIEW: Sting lights the stage at sixth show of 57th & 9th tourRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 9 | Daily Trojan

    ... of excitement filled the room. Chants and hollers were met with the instrumental opening of "Synchronicity II" by The Police (Sting's old band), and the crowd was immediately engrossed by what was happening onstage before them. Though Sting is ...

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  12. Sting and Wayne Shorter win Sweden's 2017 Polar Music Prize08-Feb-1766Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 7 | Daily Times

    ... jihadists massacred 90 people the year before. Sting won international recognition as a member of the rock group The Police, which released its hit song "Roxanne" in 1979 and "Don't Stand So Close To Me" the following year. Shorter, who describes ...

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  13. Sting, Wayne Shorter win 2017 Sweden's Polar Music PrizeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 7 | The Nation

    ... jihadists massacred 90 people the year before. Sting won international recognition as a member of the rock group The Police, which released its hit song "Roxanne" in 1979 and "Don't Stand So Close To Me" the following year. Shorter, who describes ...

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  14. Sting and Wayne Shorter Named Polar Music Prize Laureates for 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 7 | Billboard

    ... the co-writer on many of their early hits. The prize was first presented in 1992. Sting was a charter member of the Police , the U.K. alternative rock band that first gained attention in the U.S. with the single "Roxanne" in 1979. They broke into ...

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  15. Roland and BOSS Present Lifetime Achievement Awards to Jean-Michel Jarre and Andy SummersRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 4 | Live Design Online

    During the 2017 Roland International Press Conference, held Wednesday, January 18, 2017, on the eve of the NAMM Show in Anaheim, California, Roland and BOSS presented their second-annual Lifetime Achievement Awards to two monumental figures in music: French composer and keyboardist Jean-Michel Jarre and British guitarist Andy Summers , best known for his work as guitarist in legendary rock act The Police. The Roland/BOSS Lifetime Achievement Awards recognize individuals for their invaluable contributions to the music industry while using Roland and/or BOSS gear throughout their careers.

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  16. Roland and BOSS Present Lifetime Achievement Awards to Jean-Michel...Read the original story

    Saturday Feb 4 | Pro Sound News

    During the 2017 Roland International Press Conference, held Wednesday, January 18, 2017, on the eve of the NAMM Show in Anaheim, California, Roland and BOSS presented their second-annual Lifetime Achievement Awards to two monumental figures in music: French composer and keyboardist Jean-Michel Jarre and British guitarist Andy Summers , best known for his work as guitarist in legendary rock act The Police. The Roland/BOSS Lifetime Achievement Awards recognize individuals for their invaluable contributions to the music industry while using Roland and/or BOSS gear throughout their careers.

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  17. Sting gives longtime fans the show of a lifetime in VancouverRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 2 | The Globe and Mail

    ... that we could expect a "bit of dirt, bit of grit, a few mistakes." For those of us who had grown up with the Police on repeat during their Police Picnic heyday - eyeballing the crowd I feel confident I was not alone in this demographic - this was an ...

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  18. Concert Review: Sting strips it down at the Commodore BallroomRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 1 | Canada.com

    ... straight-up pop song craft on his latest album, 57th and 9th. As someone who has seen the 65 year-old play with the Police and on numerous solo tours, it was hands-down the loosest, most unfettered performance he's ever given here. I think he was ...

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  19. Sting before the Police: How Gordon Sumner got his startRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 27 | The Oregonian

    ... band. Summers said yes, but only as their sole guitarist. Soon after, Henry Padovani was out, Summers was in, and the Police were ready. It was 1977, the year punk music exploded: by 1979, the Police would have a No. 1 UK album, "Reggatta de Blanc." ...

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  20. Sting hits Vancouver with a welcome return to pop rootsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 25 | Canada.com

    On May 22, 1979, a trio from the U.K. criss-crossing the country on its first North American tour debuted at the Commodore Ballroom as part of Perryscope Production's Cheap Thrills concert series. The Police headlined a brilliant show and left a very positive impression.

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