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  • The Police's "Every Breath You Take" topped the poll in ITV's recent "The Nation's Favourite 80s Number One" show. The 90-minute countdown which aired on Saturday, 25 July celebrated 20 of the greatest musical moments from an era when British pop stars once again ruled the world. "Every Breath You Take" came out on top of a pile of memorable tracks that included songs by artists such as Spandau Ballet, Soft Cell, The Human League, Wham, Michael Jackson, Duran Duran, Frankie Goes To Hollywood, Culture Club, The Communards, Dexys Midnight Runners, Madness and the Pet Shop Boys. There is also an accompanying release available from iTunes.

  • Metal Dog is Summers’ new instrumental collection - a unique soundscape of cinematic jazz fusion. The 10-track release includes instrumentals composed, produced and performed entirely by Summers at his studio, Mother Divine, in Venice, California. Metal Dog features his iconic guitar sound layered with multiple instruments including bass, drums, keyboards, electronics and a Paloma (an Indian stringed instrument that depresses notes along the neck with accordion like buttons). “My original inspiration for this was music for contemporary dance, which still holds,” Summers said. “But as I got further into the music, it became a thing unto itself til it presented as a collection for a release, but definitely it scores by experimental music.” (Guitar World)

  • Stewart Copeland, former drummer for the rock band The Police, will be in Woodstock Oct. 2 to participate in the Woodstock Film Festival. Copeland will take part in a question-and-answer session following the film, “1 GIANT LEAP II: WHAT ABOUT ME?” The film is co-directed by Duncan Bridgeman and Jamie Catto. Copeland and Bridgeman will take part in the q-and-a session after a screening of the film at the Woodstock Playhouse. Copeland will also participate in the BMI Music for Film panel discussion Oct. 3. Duncan and vocalist Krishna Das will also participate in the panel discussion, which will be moderated by Doreen Ringer Ross, BMI’s vice president of film and television. Visit http://woodstockfilmfestival.com/events/2015giantleap.php for information on tickets.

  • On Monday, December 14, Sting will bring his highly acclaimed Symphonicities to Stern Auditorium/Perelman Stage for a one-night-only gala benefit concert with the Orchestra of St. Luke’s conducted by Rob Mathes. All proceeds from the performance will benefit Carnegie Hall’s artistic and music education programs. Performing many of his most celebrated hits reimagined for symphonic arrangement, this concert marks Sting’s first time headlining a full performance at Carnegie Hall. He will also be joined by a quintet featuring Dominic Miller (guitar), Jo Lawry (vocals), Ira Coleman (bass), Joe Bonadio (percussion), and Mike Ricchiuti (keyboards). For more information visit http://www.sting.com/news/title/carnegie-hall-presents-an-evening-with-s...

  • “Wonderful” – Thom Powers, DOC NYC

    “Revealing” – Rolling Stone

    “Entertaining and insightful” – VintageRock.com

    Can’t Stand Losing You: Surviving The Police is coming to DVD and Blu-Ray for all the super-fans who can’t stand losing the 80’s rock legends. Even better, the discs are region free, which means that they can play in any country around the world! Available July 14th, we are taking pre-orders on both the DVD and Blu-Ray now.

    Included on the discs are tons of special features that you won’t find anywhere else:

    Can’t Stand Losing You DVD - $24.99

                

    DVD BONUS FEATURES
    • Andy Summers on Egos & Brotherhood
    • Andy Summers on Reuniting The Police
    • Audio Commentary with Andy Summers & producer Norman Golightly
    • Photo Galleries
    • Trailers
    • Closed Captions
    • Interactive Menus

    Can’t Stand Losing You BluRay – $29.99



    BLU-RAY EXCLUSIVES
    • Andy Summers In His Own Words Featurette
    • Audio Commentary with Andy Summers & producer Norman Golightly
    LA Premiere Q&A with Andy Summers & producer Norman Golightly
    • Mysterious Barricades Photo Exhibition Promo Video
    • Extensive Photo Galleries
    • Trailers
    • Closed Captions
    • Interactive Menus

    “A Must-See” according to Indiewire, Can’t Stand Losing You: Surviving The Police follows Summers’ journey from his early days in the psychedelic ‘60s music scene, when he played with The Animals, to chance encounters with drummer Stewart Copeland and bassist Sting, which led to the formation of new wave trio, The Police.
    Utilizing rare archival footage and insights from the guitarist’s side of the stage, Can’t Stand Losing You: Surviving The Police brings together the past and present as the band members reunite, two decades later, for a global reunion tour in 2007.

  • By popular demand, Andy and Can’t Stand Losing You will be continuing on at the Laemmle Royal in Santa Monica with an additional Q&A event not to be missed!

    This Q&A, the final one, is this Thursday after the 7pm showing.

            

    Buy your tickets for the Thursday Q&A here: http://www.laemmle.com/films/index/39100/2015-04-16?modal&replace#get-tickets

    While you are there, you can also check out his Art in the Arthouse exhibit, “Mysterious Barricades” before and after the show!

     

       

  • Tuesday, Andy Summers joined Roger and Michael, of the NBC Sports show Men in Blazers, in their Panic Room to discuss the new film of his life, "Can't Stand Losing You: Surviving The Police."


  • On Thursday, March 19th, Andy Summers visited AOL Build, Joe Levy and Andy discuss the history of The Police and the events that led up to the documentary, before fielding questions from the AOL staffers.

  • “Must-See” documentary based on Andy Summers’ memoir ‘One Train Later’

    Can’t Stand Losing You: Surviving The Police the documentary based on Andy Summers’ acclaimed memoir, One Train Later, produced by the Yari Film Group will be making a tour of US theatres starting March 20, 2015. The feature-length film, which is being distributed by Cinema Libre Studio, features Summers, Sting and Stewart Copeland, and tells of the band’s meteoric rise, headline-grabbing break-up, and reunion twenty years later, through rare archival footage and Summers’ personal collection of photographs. Fans are already lining up to see the film when it premieres on March 20, 2015 in New York City at Village East Cinema and AMC  Empire 25 followed by a Los Angeles opening starting April 3, 2015 at Laemmle’s Royal and Pasadena Playhouse  as well as the AMC Rolling Hills (Torrance) with a platform release to follow including San Francisco, Denver, Seattle, Portland, Palm Springs, Chicago and Boston.

    Directed and edited by Andy Grieve, who recently edited The Armstrong Lie  and We Steal Secrets: The Story of WikiLeaks, the film tells of Summers’ musical journey from his early days in the London music scene to his chance encounter with drummer Copeland and bassist Sting and the formation of the neo-punk trio, The Police in 1977. From struggling musician to international ‘Rock God’ in two years, Summers’ camera captured the rollercoaster ride to fame and the Faustian trade-off between unprecedented success in the MTV era with love and creative freedom. The film starts as Summers’ prepares for the band’s highly anticipated 2007 reunion tour, recalling the 1983 Shea Stadium concert the marked the end.

     

  • On Friday, Andy also visited the Wall Street Journal offices to celebrate the opening day of Can’t Stand Losing You with an interview for the show, Lunch Break with Tanya Rivera.