The Police

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The Police
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The Police performing live on 1 August 2007 at Madison Square Garden, New York.
Background information
Origin London, England
Genres New wave, pop rock
Years active 1977–1986,
2007–2008

(One-off performance: 2003)
Labels A&M, Polydor, Universal Music Group
Associated acts Strontium 90, Oysterhead, Gizmo, Sting
Website Official website

The Police were a rock band from England who played a style of rock that was influenced by jazz, punk and reggae music. As of 2008, The Police are one of the most successful bands in the world having sold over 40,000,000 records worldwide. [1] The Police, along with The Clash, are notable for using reggae as a major part of their musical form.

Rolling Stone ranked The Police number 70 on their list of the 100 Greatest Artists of All Time. [2]

The Police were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame on 10 March 2003. [3]

History

The Police formed with Stewart Copeland in late 1976 as drummer, Sting as the singer- bassist and Henry Padovani as the guitarist. In early 1977 they recorded their first single, "Fall Out"/"Nothing Achieving,".

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