Talk:The Police

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Genres[edit]

Why did my addition of punk rock in thier genres get erased? Thier first single was definatly punk. MidnightCrisis (talk) 20:13, 26 February 2012 (UTC)

Because the infobox is meant to be a summary of the group, not a comprehensive database. Hence, genres only represented by one or two songs in the band's output should not be listed.--Martin IIIa (talk) 19:17, 29 February 2012 (UTC)

Wrong name for band![edit]

They are 'Police'... not 'The Police'.

Such a basic error! — Preceding unsigned comment added by 86.160.220.215 (talk) 22:14, 13 February 2013 (UTC)

Apparently they and their record studios were unaware that they were just 'Police' because all of their albums and singles referred to them as 'The Police'.FillsHerTease (talk) 02:39, 20 June 2014 (UTC)
It doesn't matter anyway. Karen and Richard Carpenter put out all their albums as "Carpenters" but wikipedia has their article under "The Carpenters" because that's what most people call them. 2001:5B0:26FF:2EF0:0:0:0:36 (talk) 19:45, 5 August 2014 (UTC)

Cite for origin of band name[edit]

http://www.npr.org/2014/03/08/287283449/not-my-job-drummer-stewart-copeland-gets-quizzed-on-police-tactics MMetro (talk) 15:26, 9 March 2014 (UTC)

After reading the transcript the origin is not fully addressed, only alluded to in the mention of the list of names and that he (Copeland) had originally thought to call the band "expletive the Police". It's a start, but more of a "close but no cigar".THX1136 (talk) 16:50, 14 August 2014 (UTC)