Category Archives: Police, The

Producer: Hugh Padgham in the 80s

Hugh Padgham was the invisible catalyst behind dozens of best-selling, multi-platinum albums and was among the most successful, and sought after, music producers in contemporary British rock and pop history. We take a stroll though his work throughout the decade … Continue reading

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More Album Cover Outtakes

The Police – Outlandos d’Amour (1978) Janette Beckman shot this photo for the cover of the Police’s first album Outlandos d’Amour in a tunnel on London’s South Bank, near Waterloo Station, in 1978. Sting, Andy Summers and Stewart Copeland unveiled … Continue reading

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The Andy Summers Playlist

This trip through the repertoire of Andy Summers shows just how much more he is than the brilliant guitarist from The Police. This solo selection displays class of the highest order by way of rock, jazz, fusion, pop, art-rock, well…you … Continue reading

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The Police – Top 50 Songs Playlist

This Top 50 Police tracks has just been posted on Spotify. Listen here.

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#11: Sting – …Nothing Like the Sun (1987)

Here at Pierce’s Press I take a look at expansive double albums and trim it back to a single, dreck-free, no filler, concise, listenable record without having to reach for the skip button or needle re-positioning. These albums can potentially … Continue reading

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The Police – Top 50 Songs

For a band who spanned a brief seven or so years and released only five albums, the reverberating impact and lasting influence of The Police is difficult to overstate. Arguably, the only other three-piece to so profoundly shatter the rock … Continue reading

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The Andy Summers Playlist

Andy Summers. The ex-Police wizard guitarist has challenged listeners to a solo-career best of compilation via the less than ideal file sharing platform Spotify to win a signed guitar. In celebration of Andy’s vinyl 2XLP release of Triboluminescence limited release, a special … Continue reading

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