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  1. 'American Idol' recap: Jax bounces back, LI's Salt surprisesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Newsday

    ... him a little more power at the end to take the song to the next level. Nevertheless, his country-blues version of The Police classic was a lovely, simple change of pace. "It was beautiful," Urban said. "You brought the melancholy and the pain." ...

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  2. Walk the Moon Brought Positivity and Face Paint Back to Rock 'n' RollRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | City Pages

    ... and [drummer] Sean [Waugaman] locked in I got brought on board. Yeah there's a ton of '80s influence on the band. The Police are always a band that we're looking to, Talking Heads we've talked about that a lot, Prince, and ELO. Personally, my guitar ...

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  3. 'American Idol' 2015 Top 9 Update: Daniel Seavey, Clark Beckham...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | International Business Times

    ... guest mentor Boy George both wanted Clark Beckham to try a lower key for his cover of "Every Breath You Take" by The Police. AI Season 14 judge JLo said the result of Beckham's decision was "mesmerizing." Among the three AI 2015 female hopefuls ...

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  4. 'American Idol' Recap: Double-Elimination Night Honors the 1980sRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | WWWM-FM Toledo

    ... After deciding to switch the key a couple of times in rehearsal, he performed "Every Breath You Take" by The Police and also decided to stay behind the piano. This was one his more emotional performances of the season, but it's still hard to believe ...

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  5. 'American Idol' spoilers: What songs will the top 9 sing?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Examiner.com

    ... the guys' side, Clark Beckham will attempt to breathe new life into the stalker anthem "Every Breath You Take" by The Police, while teenage cutie Daniel Seavey will get sentimental with Hall & Oates "You Make My Dreams Come True." Nick Fradiani will ...

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  6. 'American Idol' Qaasim Middleton Save: Scott Borchetta Says Judges May Regret Using It Last WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | WWWM-FM Toledo

    ... tunes from the 1980s tonight, March 25, with Jax taking on Bon Jovi's "You Give Love a Bad Name," Beckham singing The Police's "Every Breath You Take" and Cook doing Cyndi Lauper's "Girls Just Wanna Have Fun." The mentor also added that the younger ...

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  7. My first gig: Gordon HarcourtRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | The New Zealand Herald

    It was, I think, 1981. The Springboks might well have been in the country, but I was 14 and I had bigger things on my mind - The Police were coming to Wellington.

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  8. Tammy Bruce: How Obama obsesses over controlling everyone's livesRead the original story

    Monday Mar 23 | Washington Times

    In 1983, the No. 1 song of the year was "Every Breath You Take" by the rock band The Police, written by their lead singer Sting.

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  9. Sting is putting something back into his hometown community with Wallsend Boys ClubRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 21 | Chronicle Live

    ... Peter Beardsley, Steve Bruce, and Michael Carrick. Nicknamed Noddy at school, Sumner became Sting and fronted The Police. Hits flowed, No 1s all both with The Police and later as a solo artist. Fast forward to present times and the multi-millionaire ...

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  10. Sting boasts rad hair in this rock-doc clipRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | WWWQ-FM Atlanta

    It's Throwback Thursday - or #TBT as the kids say - so let's flashback to the glorious summer of 1983, which gave us Return of the Jedi, Sally Ride becoming the first woman in space, Tom Cruise running around in his underwear and Synchronicity, the classic album from The Police. In the new rock documentary Can't Stand Losing You: Surviving the Police, guitarist Andy Summers looks back at the heyday of the British trio and their time in the limelight.

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  11. 10 things you didn't know about the PoliceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | New York Post

    The Police are back - at least in theaters showing the new documentary "Can't Stand Losing You: Surviving the Police," which opens Friday. Based on guitarist Andy Summers' autobiography "One Train Later," the film explores the story of the band's origins, as well as their mammoth 2007-2008 reunion tour a quarter of a century after the band's breakup.

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  12. Flashback: The Police Take a Last Bow on Their Reunion TourRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | RollingStone

    The Police played an astounding 151 concerts on their 2007/08 reunion tour and grossed $362 million, and even that doesn't include merchandise, sponsorship deals and the many other ways they found to cash in on the occasion. The three of them might not be best friends, and Sting's idea of a fun year probably doesn't involve singing "Every Little Thing She Does is Magic" 151 times, but leaving all that money on the table would have involved Robert Plant-levels of restraint.

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  13. The Police Show That Left Guitarist Andy Summers 'Devastated' But Blew Fans' MindsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | Switched

    He's a member of one of the biggest bands in the world, with hits like "Roxanne" and "Every Breath You Take," but The Police guitarist Andy Summers isn't immune to mortifying moments, and he shared a memorable one with HuffPost Live's Alyona Minkovski on Wednesday. It was during the band's Reunion Tour performance at Dodger Stadium -- a "huge moment," Summers explained -- when all his electric gear went out, reducing his notoriously soft but evocative electric guitar sound to a faint fizzle.

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  14. Andy Summers: Sting 'not a team player' in The PoliceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 16 | Fox News

    Guitarist Andy Summers is talking about his new documentary, "Can't Stand Losing You: Surviving the Police," out Friday and based on his 2006 memoir, "One Train Later." The film's poster features a picture of Summers and the other two members of the Police, one of the most successful rock bands of all time, and the promotional material says the film "tells of the rise of the Police."

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  15. a Hea s not a team playera : Police guitarist on Stinga s big egoRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 14 | New York Post

    In a new documentary, the Police's former guitarist reveals why working with Sting was a real buzzkill. By 1980, drummer Stewart Copeland , Sting and guitarist Andy Summers were already feuding.

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  16. Craig Allen says: 'Meet Eddy Grant'Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 7 | WKXW-FM Trenton

    ... for the song to reach its highest chart position here (then, it would be stuck at #2 for 5 weeksheld out of #1 by the Police hit "Every Breath You Take"). Why did it take months longer for Eddy Grant to happen here? The difference between New Jersey ...

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  17. Why Audiophiles Are Paying $1,000 for This Man's VinylRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 4 | Wired

    ... Other staples from the heyday of vinyl command equally astronomical prices. Fleetwood Mac's eponymous LP: $500. The Police's Synchronicity : $350. Even kitsch like The B-52s is a sticker shocker at $220. And that's the cheap stuff. Prices for wish ...

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  18. The threesome didn't disappoint! James Blunt, Sting, and John Legend left UAE panting for moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | Al Bawaba

    ... down memory lane with a selection of unforgettable tunes including Message In A Bottle, which helped his band The Police secure a place in The Rock And Roll Hall of Fame in 2003. Famed instrumentalist Lindsey Stirling warmed things up earlier in the ...

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  19. Sting plays intimate gig for 600 people at Harton Technology College in South ShieldsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 1 | Chronicle Live

    Singing superstar Sting was at Harton Technology College as part of former South Shields MP David Miliband annual lecture series From singing to 13,000 people in Dubai to a night playing in a North East school hall - superstar Sting said he was, in fact, more nervous to perform to a home crowd. The multi-Grammy award-winning singer arrived in South Shields on Saturday night from the Middle East to perform songs from his musical The Last Ship, as well as old favourites from his years in The Police.

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  20. Sting returns to Tyneside to be David Miliband's guest at South Shields lectureRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Chronicle Live

    The Police frontman, who will perform songs from his musical The Last Ship in April, speaks tonight at Harton Technology College Sting returns to the North East today to speak at the South Shields lecture as a guest of David Miliband . The star was asked to come back by former the former South Shields MP, who pledged to continue organising the South Shields lecture after he left office.

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