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Reunited after 23 years with his bandmates in the THE POLICE when they opened the Grammy Awards in February of 2007, Stewart Copeland counts himself fortunate to have been the founder of the most played and successful trio of the 1980s. THE POLICE’s reunion tour, began in Vancouver in May 2007 went on to be the biggest of the year, grossing more than $247,000,000. Recipient of the Hollywood Film Festival’s first Outstanding Music in Film Visionary Award, and a 2003 inductee to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame; Stewart Copeland- the former drummer and founder of The Police - has been responsible for some of the film world’s most innovative and groundbreaking scores. His career includes the sale of more than 40,000,000 records worldwide, and has won him five Grammy Awards. Meanwhile, his travels in search of exotic rhythms and musical celebration have taken him around the world, from mysterious Easter Island to Mozambique, and from the outback of Australia to the remotest regions of the Congolese jungles. Copeland is the father of seven children. He lives in Los Angeles with his wife, Fiona Dent. Visit him online at www.stewartcopeland.net
“Copeland’s confessions from the 2007–2008 reunion tour of the Police form a seamless and irresistible narrative ... Readers feel as if they were on stage with him, Sting and Andy Summers, sharing with us the thrill of performing with one of the great bands of all time.”
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