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They're back again to open the Grammy's for sure. A subsequent tour is being heavily rumored.

 

From wiki:

According to a post of the well informed Side-Line Music magazine website. Still according to the magazine, the band's first public performance since their induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame will lead to around 80 live dates to follow.

 

In early 2007 already, reports surfaced in England that the trio would reunite for a tour to mark their 30th anniversary based on reports from internet communities. The concerts would coincide with Universal Music (current owners of the A&M label) re-releasing some material from the band's back catalog. The following statement was released on behalf of the band by a spokesperson at Interscope Geffen A&M Records and posted on Sting's official website: "As the 30th anniversary of the first Police single approaches, discussions have been underway as to how this will be commemorated. While we can confirm that there will indeed be something special done to mark the occasion, the depth of the band's involvement still remains undetermined."

 

Billboard magazine reported on the reunion rumours, quoting Andy Summers who had discussed earlier in 2006 how the band could have continued post-Synchronicity: "The more rational approach would have been, 'OK, Sting, go make a solo record, and let's get back together in two or three years,' " he said. "I'm certain we could have done that. Of course we could have. We were definitely not in a creative dry space. We could have easily carried on, and we could probably still be there. That wasn't to be our fate. It went in another way. I regret we never paid it off with a last tour."

 

Inside sources have admitted that the group has in fact began tour rehearsals in Vancouver, British Columbia, and that further details on the reunion tour would be announced in February, including a performance at the upcoming Grammy Awards on February 11, 2007. A local radio station reported this information to the general public on January 24, 2007. There have been numerous sightings of the group and their entourage in the Vancouver area as expectation builds of a pending reunion tour.

 

Finally, on 30 January 2007 it was announced that the Police would be the opening act for the 49th Annual Grammy Awards on 11 February 2007 in Los Angeles, California.

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Very exciting news.

 

I would definitely choke up some cash to see this. Ive never seen them live and I recently purchased a track of theirs on ITunes which kinda got me back into them.

 

The Police have always been one of my faves for a couple of reasons: One of the best drummer's ever, one of my favorite guitar players (style wise) and great pop hooks that will live on well past our lifetime.

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Roxanne

Every Breath You Take

Every Little Thing She Does is Magic

King of Pain

Synchronicity I

Synchronicity II

Don't Stand So Close to Me

Message in a Bottle

Can't Stand Losing You

So Lonely

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These are the only kind of Police I like. Can someone recommend some songs of theirs to download? Besides "Roxanne" of course. Thanks.

 

 

 

 

Not to hijack this thread but just think for one moment what this country would be like without police officers responding to and investigating crimes.

 

Think.

 

 

 

Back on topic

 

Spirits In The Material World

 

When The World Is Running Down, You Take The Best Of What's Still Around

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These are the only kind of Police I like. Can someone recommend some songs of theirs to download? Besides "Roxanne" of course. Thanks.

 

 

 

 

Not to hijack this thread but just think for one moment what this country would be like without police officers responding to and investigating crimes.

 

Think.

 

 

 

Back on topic

 

Spirits In The Material World

 

When The World Is Running Down, You Take The Best Of What's Still Around

 

Oh Jesus, take it easy there Danny Tanner. It was a joke.

 

Thanks for the song suggestions people. :thumbup

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These are the only kind of Police I like. Can someone recommend some songs of theirs to download? Besides "Roxanne" of course. Thanks.

 

 

 

 

Not to hijack this thread but just think for one moment what this country would be like without police officers responding to and investigating crimes.

 

Think.

 

 

 

Back on topic

 

Spirits In The Material World

 

When The World Is Running Down, You Take The Best Of What's Still Around

 

Oh Jesus, take it easy there Danny Tanner. It was a joke.

 

Thanks for the song suggestions people. :thumbup

 

 

:lol

 

 

Back peddling after you get called out on a stupid statement.

 

I guess that's one way to get out of a jam.

 

 

Well done.

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Stewart Copeland is a self important turd. Only an insecure person would constantly need to trumpet how they are one of the best drummers ever. You didn't hear Keith Moon or John Bonham constantly trying to convince people. They did it with the sticks.

 

Sting, however, is a really cool person and very down to earth. His solo stuff may not be my fare, but check out his backstage rider on the smoking gun -- a true stand-up guy.

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These are the only kind of Police I like. Can someone recommend some songs of theirs to download? Besides "Roxanne" of course. Thanks.

 

 

 

 

Not to hijack this thread but just think for one moment what this country would be like without police officers responding to and investigating crimes.

 

Think.

 

 

 

Back on topic

 

Spirits In The Material World

 

When The World Is Running Down, You Take The Best Of What's Still Around

 

Oh Jesus, take it easy there Danny Tanner. It was a joke.

 

Thanks for the song suggestions people. :thumbup

 

 

:lol

 

 

Back peddling after you get called out on a stupid statement.

 

I guess that's one way to get out of a jam.

 

 

Well done.

 

 

Yes...that's exactly what I'm doing. You caught me. I really do hate police. Thanks for exposing me.

 

 

Well done :rolleyes:

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Stewart Copeland is a self important turd. Only an insecure person would constantly need to trumpet how they are one of the best drummers ever. You didn't hear Keith Moon or John Bonham constantly trying to convince people. They did it with the sticks.

 

Sting, however, is a really cool person and very down to earth. His solo stuff may not be my fare, but check out his backstage rider on the smoking gun -- a true stand-up guy.

 

 

 

No arguments from me on Copeland being self important and quite annoying (from what I have seen in many interviews).

 

 

But that doesnt make him any less of a drummer.

 

It just makes him an as*.

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You'll get your chance:

Police reunion tour starts in Van.

By JANE STEVENSON -- Sun Media

 

The Police, (L-R: Sting, Stewart Copeland and Andy Summers), much older, much wiser and ready to take on the world. (AP photo)

 

LOS ANGELES -- The Police 30th Anniversary reunion world tour will kick off May 28 at Vancouver's GM Place and travel through North America until early August, Sun Media has exclusively learned.

 

The official tour announcement will be made this morning at legendary Sunset Strip club Whiskey A Go Go by singer-bassist Sting, 55, drummer Stewart Copeland, 54, and guitarist Andy Summers, 64.

 

Other Canadian dates are Edmonton on June 2 (venue TBA), Toronto's Air Canada Centre on July 22 and Montreal's Bell Centre on July 25.

 

Ticket prices are expected to be in three ranges -- approximately $225, $90 and $50 -- with Vancouver, Toronto and Montreal on sale Saturday (Feb. 17) and Edmonton's on-sale date still TBA.

 

'REHEARSALS'

 

There is also a chance there will be multiple shows in some markets that sell out fast.

 

Last week, the three members of the '80s British New Wave band invited select media and a small group of fans to the Whiskey A Go Go today for late-morning "rehearsals, where a special announcement will be made."

 

Last night, The Police kicked off the Grammy Awards at the Staples Centre in L.A. with their uber-hit Roxanne and have been spotted around Vancouver over the past two weeks where they were rehearsing at Lions Gate Studios on the city's North Shore.

 

The trio is expected to rehearse elsewhere before returning to the West Coast for more fine-tuning leading up to their tour launch.

 

BREAK IN AUGUST

 

The trek, The Police's first since 1984's Synchronity tour, will make its way through North American arenas and stadiums, although there are some specialized events on the schedule, until the first week of August before a break.

 

From late-August until mid-October, the trio will play the U.K. and Europe, before returning to North America in late October and then travelling beyond to Mexico, South America, Japan, Australia and New Zealand.

 

The Police 30th Anniversary tour is being produced by onetime Torontonian Arthur Fogel, currently Live Nation's L.A-based chairman of global music. Fogel's most recent tours have included those by Madonna and U2.

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The Police Announce Worldwide Concert Tour

Monday February 12, 2:00 pm ET

 

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Following an electrifying rehearsal performance at The Whiskey on Los Angeles' Sunset Strip, The Police today confirmed their highly-anticipated concert tour will begin on May 28th in Vancouver, playing arenas, some stadiums & making some special appearances throughout North America. Some of the North American tour highlights announced include a headline performance at this year's June 16th Bonnaroo Festival, an appearance at Boston's historic Fenway Park on July 28th and two Madison Square Garden performances in New York City on August 1 and 3. Concert dates were also confirmed in Seattle, Denver, Las Vegas, Phoenix, Dallas, New Orleans, St. Louis, Toronto and Montreal.

 

Arthur Fogel, Live Nation Chairman of Global Music, also announced that the tour will continue this fall with dates in the UK and Europe, including appearances in Holland, Germany, Italy and France with additional countries to be announced. Additional dates in Mexico, South America, Japan, Australia and New Zealand are anticipated. "The anticipation and excitement to see The Police is overwhelming and I am absolutely thrilled to be a part of bringing the band to their fans worldwide," said Mr. Fogel.

 

In 1977, The Police stormed the music scene by blending reggae, punk, jazz and rock. Sting, Stewart Copeland and Andy Summers created an unmistakably nuanced sound filled with evocative melodies, infectious lyrics and rock & roll swagger. The Police dominated the top of the charts and radio airwaves worldwide with five #1 albums and a succession of top 10 hit singles. In the six years they were together, The Police became one of the world's most famous bands, earning six Grammy Awards and countless fans around the globe.

 

The North American tour is presented by Best Buy, the leading consumer electronics retailer with nearly 1,000 retail locations in the United States and Canada. "The Police Live in Concert is one of the most anticipated musical events of this decade," said Gary Arnold, senior vice president of entertainment for Best Buy. "We are proud to be able to help bring this event to music fans and to be able to offer our best customers a chance to experience this incredible tour."

 

In the United States, members of Best Buy's Reward Zone program will have the opportunity to access tickets prior to the general public. To qualify for the presale, participants need to be 18 years old or older and must have a current Reward Zone program membership that was activated by February 1, 2007. Presale tickets will be sold through Ticketmaster on a first come first served basis. Complete details of the Reward Zone program presale can be found at www.bestbuy.com/thepolice. Information about the Canadian concert dates can be found at www.bestbuy.ca/thepolice.

 

Special guest Fiction Plane will join The Police for the North American portion of the tour. Known for their high-energy live shows, this dynamic rock trio will be releasing their 2nd full length album in May. Fiction Plane are: Joe Sumner (Bass); Seton Daunt (Guitar); Pete Wilhoit (Drums). Additional support artists will be announced in the coming weeks.

 

A portion of the proceeds from this tour will be donated to WaterAid, an international NGO founded in 1981 and dedicated to reducing poverty by improving access to safe water, sanitation, and hygiene education. Working in 17 of the world's poorest countries, WaterAid and its partners have already helped over 10 million people gain access to water and sanitation and is committed to helping to reduce by half the proportion of people living without these basic necessities of life by 2015.

 

Tickets for the North American leg of The Police tour will be scaled at $225.00, $90.00 and $50.00 in most markets (plus applicable service fees) and will go on sale beginning this Saturday, February 17th in Vancouver, Toronto and Montreal. Tickets in Boston and New York City will go on sale Tuesday, February 20th. Additional on sale dates to be announced. There will be a 4 ticket limit per person for all arena shows and a 6 ticket limit per person for the stadium events.

 

The Police World Tour is produced by The Next Adventure, A Live Nation Company in association with RZO Entertainment, Inc.

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According to the site through BestBuy, Miami will be hit but at a date to be decided.

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