The Police Tickets
Three-Piece Rock sensation, The Police, originates from London, England. The band was originally formed in 1977, by Stewart Copeland, who would go on to be the drummer of the band. Copeland formed the Police after he left another rock band called Curved Air, so the formation of The Police was his come back into the British Punk Rock scene. Copeland along with Stinger, who was bassist and singer of the band, and Henry Padovani, who was the guitarist of the band; formed the band Police and recorded its first single "Fall Out/Nothing Achieving" in February of 1977. As a band, The Police took on its first tour as a support act for Cherry Vanilla and Wayne County & the Electric Chairs. In the May of same year, Sting, Copeland and Padovani joined hands with Andy Summers to form a project band, Strontium 90 to perform as the Gong reunion.
After the addition of guitarist Andy Summers, Police turned into a four piece band, which was later turned back into a trio as soon after the aborted recording on August 10, Padovani said goodbye to The Police and since then Police's line up always comprised of Sting, Copeland and Summers.
The band released its debut album, "Outlandos d'Amour" in November, 1978 while having no record deal and no manager at all. However later when Copeland's brother, heard a song from their album, got them a record deal with A&M records. After the release the band attained enough exposure in UK and in some other countries as well. Their second album, Reggatta de Blanc, was released in October 1979 and came out to be a major success not only in UK but in several other countries as well and also contained their hit single "Message in a Bottle". "Zenyatta Mondatta" was their third studio album that was released in the fall of 1980 and like their previous album came out to be a success story as well.
Meanwhile, Sting received major stardom through The Police which is why he also began his acting career. The Police's third successful studio album came out in 1981, titled Ghost in the Machine. Later in 1983 The Police released its last album as a band titled Synchronicity, which also gave out number of hit singles. The band went on a Tour to promote their recently released album in March 1984, and after that the band had an unofficial breakup as all of the band members parted ways to pursue their solo careers.
However the band once again reunited on 11 February, 2007 on Grammy Awards, as they announced that they're back and performed their hit single, "Roxanne". The band also announced of its reunion tour. The reunion tour started on May 28, 2007 and recently ended on August 7, 2008 at Madison Square Garden. By the end of it, tour is officially regarded as the third highest grossing tour of all time, as it earned total revenue of over $340 million after giving sold out performances one after the other.
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