Sting and The Police: Walking in Their Footsteps (Tempo: A Rowman & Littlefield Music Series on Rock, Pop, and Culture)

Sting and The Police: Walking in Their Footsteps (Tempo: A Rowman & Littlefield Music Series on Rock, Pop, and Culture)


During the Eighties, whilst pop icons like Madonna, Bruce Springsteen, Michael Jackson, and U2 reigned best, many appeared The Police because the greatest band on the earth. but after in simple terms 5 albums—and on the height in their popularity—The Police disbanded and Sting begun a solo occupation that made him an international pop superstar. this present day, artists from Puff Daddy to Gwen Stefani credits The Police and Sting as significant impacts all alone paintings, reflecting that The Police weren't just a renowned, polished rock act, yet a powerfully influential one as well.

In Sting and The Police: jogging of their Footsteps, Aaron J. West explores the cultural and musical effect of Stewart Copeland, Andy Summers, and Sting. West information the designated hybrid personality of The Police’s musical output, which might additionally symbolize Sting’s post-Police profession. Sting’s long-lived solo profession embodies the facility of the crafty appropriation of musical types, whereas capitalizing at the sleek realities of father song intake. The Police—and Sting in particular—were pioneers in track video, glossy label advertising and marketing, worldwide activism, and the internationalization of father track.

Sting and The Police: strolling of their Footsteps will curiosity greater than simply enthusiasts. through putting the band inside its a variety of musical, cultural, advertisement, and historical contexts, Sting and The Police: strolling of their Footsteps will entice a person drawn to worldwide well known tune culture.

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