After an uncertain start, Sting, Andy Summers and Stewart Copeland were getting to be UK chart regulars by the time of 'Walking On The Moon.'
The album topped the charts in the UK, France and Australia and became their first platinum disc in the US.
The collection features the band's entire recorded output, with a bonus disc, 'Flexible Strategies', containing exclusive bonus material of non-album recordings and B-sides.
'Every Breath You Take' was the band's only No. 1 on the Hot 100, but it became America’s biggest song of the entire year.
When the album was released on 17 June 1983, little did their millions of fans know it would be their last studio LP.
Copeland's film offers a unique, insider’s view on touring with fellow band members Sting and Andy Summers.
Sting says: “‘My Songs’ is my life in songs. Some of them reconstructed, some of them refitted, some of them reframed, but all of them with a contemporary focus.”
From being “reviled” by punks to filling stadiums around the world, Stewart Copeland reveals why The Police are “a Prada suit made out of barbed wire”.
The six-disc set brings together the band’s entire recorded studio albums, as well as 'Flexible Strategies': a bonus disc of rarities.
Jon Anderson was guest of honour at last night's (1 September) Progressive Music Awards 2016, where he was named Prog God.
Nigel Gray, the man who recorded and engineered the first three albums by The Police, passed away last Saturday (30 July).
This was the date, all of 28 years ago, that the Police's last new recording was released, ‘Don’t Stand So Close To Me ‘86.’
While there have been numerous apostles there's a select band who have been elevated to status of Guitar God – who are they and what makes them so special?