There has been no shortage of songs about the Moon, from romantic ballads to conspiracy theory-fuelled considerations and zeitgeist-capturing hits.
The best 80s music videos not only defined the decade, they influenced fashions and elevated the music video to the status of high art.
In an artistic about-turn that no one predicted, Sting confidently explored classical music across three albums that remain some of his most experimental.
'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.
While we wait for better times to return to festivals around the world, it’s worth taking a look at how modern music festivals came to be.
It emerged from just one island in the Caribbean, but reggae music has become a worldwide phenomenon – so pervasive that you might not even know it’s there.
The clip, like the album, captures the excitement of live performances by Sting and his stellar band in Europe in 1985.
When the album was released in June 1983, little did their millions of fans know it would be their last studio LP.
How well do you know The Police’s fifth and final studio album, ‘Synchronicity’? Test your knowledge with our quiz below!
An instant classic from The Police, here's the story behind the song recorded by everybody from Grace Jones to Manfred Mann.
Test your knowledge of The Police’s live performances with our quiz!
Starting with his solo debut, in 1985, Sting embarked on a six-year period with three solo albums that charted a remarkable artistic progression.
‘My Songs’ finds Sting redefining the songs that have defined his life. In his own words, we go track-by-track through his musical autobiography.
The biggest song of 1983, ‘Every Breath You Take’ made Sting and The Police megastars and continues to cast an alluring spell over all who hear it.
With ‘Warm Leatherette,’ Grace Jones dragged the 70s into the 80s and defined the shape of the decade to come with a compelling take on New Wave.