Tag Archives: The Police

A Young Person’s Guide To: No Wave

Various Artists: No Wave US PicDisc LP [1978] U.K. Squeeze: Take Me I’m Yours The Police: Roxanne Joe Jackson: Got The Time Klark Kent: Don’t Care The Secret: I’m Alive The Stranglers: Bring On The Nubiles U.K. Squeeze: Strong In Reason … Continue reading

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New Wave Comps: No Wave

Various Artists: No Wave US LP [1978] U.K. Squeeze: Take Me I’m Yours The Police: Roxanne Joe Jackson: Got The Time Klark Kent: Don’t Care The Secret: I’m Alive The Stranglers: Bring On The Nubiles U.K. Squeeze: Strong In Reason … Continue reading

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…But What About The Fixx?

Today at the gym I heard a new song finally enter into the satellite radio 80s CHR playlist; usually a welcome happening. The track was “Saved By Zero” and it got me thinking about The Fixx. That was a band … Continue reading

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Rock GPA: The Police [part 5]

 The Police – Synchronicity | 1983 – 0.5 I remember the hype ads on MTV for this album prior to its release. The Duane Michals photos were zipping across the screen while the song “Synchronicity 1” played on top of … Continue reading

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Rock GPA: The Police [part 4]

The Police – Ghost In The Machine | 1981 – 3 1981 saw The Police issue their first album from a position of superstardom. The listener immediately knew that sweeping changes were in store for the band as they careened … Continue reading

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Rock GPA: The Police [part 3]

The Police – Zenyatta Mondatta | 1980 – 3.5 The third Police album saw the band reaching superstar status in the USA with the album aloft in the charts for a half of a year or so. It’s hard to … Continue reading

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Rock GPA: The Police [part 2]

The Police – Regatta De Blanc | 1979 – 4 The gulf of accomplishment between the first and second Police albums is astounding. Their breakthrough UK #1 with “Message In A Bottle” was a well deserved placement. What really makes … Continue reading

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