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The Police

Formed: 1977 in London, England
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Disbanded: 1985
Genre: Pop/Rock
Group Members: Stewart Copeland, Sting, Andy Summers, Henri Padovani, Henry Padovani
Biography: Nominally, the Police were punk rock, but that's only in the loosest sense of the term. The trio's nervous, reggae-injected pop/rock was punky, but it wasn't necessarily punk. All three members were considerably more technically proficient than the average punk or new wave band. Andy Summers had a precise ...Read full biography

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Zenyatta Mondatta
Released: 1980
Label: Universal Distribution
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The stage was set for the Police to become one of the biggest acts of the '80s, and the band delivered with the 1980 classic Zenyatta Mondatta. The album proved to be the trio's second straight number ...Read full review
Outlandos d'Amour
Released: 1978
Label: Universal Distribution
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While their subsequent chart-topping albums would contain far more ambitious songwriting and musicianship, the Police's 1978 debut, Outlandos d'Amour (translation: Outlaws of Love) is by far their most ...Read full review