The Police

by Carl Wiser

The Police were over and out after just five albums, but they left a mark as one of the most innovative bands of the era, fusing punk rock and reggae into something completely different. You probably know by now that "Every Breath You Take" is not a love song, but the tale of a stalker. But can you tell which of these 10 stories are true?
The Police Songfacts
Our interview with Stewart Copeland
Our interview with Andy Summers
More Fact or Fiction

Comments: 6

  • Jl from Venezuelagreetings (saludos) and good website
  • Jimbo from GlasgowA major part of Andy Summers' 80s sound was generated by his Roland guitar synthesisers. So your answer to number 3 is, well, fiction!
  • Luciano from Portugalregata with only one g and one t is meaning in portuguese language a boat race.
  • Alex from TorontoThe Police are awesome.
  • Jon from VenturaI agree with the author... "Reggatta" (from the album title) is not a word. "Regatta" however is an English word.
  • Slavin Balen from ZagrebRegata meaning in Croatian language the race of sailing boats
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