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Wiry: The Police Live

David Sinclair, Q, 1995

IT’S EASY TO forget what an outstanding live act The Police were. Combining musicianly flair (guitarist Andy Summers) with furious bursts of energy (drummer Stewart Copeland) and an unfailingly populist touch (Sting), they won over audience from the Nashville in London’s Cromwell Road to Shea Stadium.

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