Godley and Creme here from 1985 talking about the making of The Police’s Wrapped around your finger which was one of the first (if not the first) video that combined normal speed music with slow motion visuals achieved by getting the musicians to mime to their own record at double the speed and filmed at double the speed so that half speed slow motion affects the visuals on playback. It’s easier these days to see how the original shoot looked. If you’re at all curious I’ve speeded up a section of that video here though thanks to modern digital audio the music is heard here speeded up but without the pitch change that would normally occur.
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Both the Sex Pistols and The Police have been reported to be considering recording new material though John Lydon has added the proviso that this would happen for The Pistols only if it felt right. The Police never actually broke up and just drifted apart with no formal dissolution though with a lot of personal friction between the individual members. It raises the question of whether these bands should only tour on past glories or whether an attempt to create new material is always a dubious idea.
Personally I don’t have too much of a problem with them recording new material if the vibe feels right and if what’s produced seems worthy of a public release. It was always rumoured that John Lennon and Paul McCartney got back together in the 70′s very briefly but that the alleged recording sessions produced nothing of merit and so the tapes were trashed in order to cover up the fact that this was ever attempted. If true then that is applying the right criteria. If it’s substandard then no release please. No matter what your legacy is.