Cant Stand Losing You - The Police - Police Reform (DVD)
Label: The Way Of Wizards - WOW-342 • Format: DVD DVD-Video, NTSC, Limited Edition, Unofficial Release • Country: Europe • Genre: Rock, Pop • Style: Pop Rock
The song also was released as the follow-up single to " Roxanne ", reaching number 2 in the UK Singles Chart on a re-release in It was written by the band's lead singer and bassist Sting as a song about suicide. The song also gained minor controversy for its single cover art, featuring Stewart Copeland hanging himself. The original single was banned by the BBC because of the controversial cover an alternative cover was released in some places.
As Sting described: "The reason they [the BBC] had a problem with "Can't Stand Losing You" was because the photo on the cover of the single had Stewart standing on a block of ice with a noose around his neck, waiting for the ice to melt. The photography on the controversial cover was by Peter Gravelle. The package consisting of six 7" vinyl singles peaked at number 17 on the UK charts in June Ina live version of the song was released as a single and reached number 27 in the charts. The song was only available on vinyl until the release of 's Message in a Box.
The instrumental track Cant Stand Losing You - The Police - Police Reform (DVD) Reggatta de Blanc " from the album of the same name originated from an improvisational stage jam played during live performances of "Can't Stand Losing Cant Stand Losing You - The Police - Police Reform (DVD). Sting wore a pair of oversized sunglasses as a result of a mishap with a can of hairspray during makeup, which required a trip to the hospital.
Two music videos exist for the song. One features the group playing the song on a stage with Sting wearing huge glasses. Slow motion shots of the group live appear Interview - Natty - These Days I Expect The Worst well. The second features the group performing the song in front of a red backdrop.
This was filmed on the same day as the red backdropped version of " Roxanne ". The song also makes use of the Echoplex. Sting sings lead vocals on the song, which he described as "up and down, strange, high-pitched singing. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
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