Andy Summers

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Andy Summers, né Andrew James Summers le 31 décembre 1942 à Blackpool, Angleterre, fut le second guitariste du groupe de rock The Police. Il commence sa carrière à 15 ans en jouant dans l'orchestre du Grand Hôtel de Bournemouth, station balnéaire où il grandit. Un certain Robert Fripp lui succèdera quelques mois plus tard. Repéré par "Zoot Money" (de son vrai nom George Bruno), il monte à Londres pour jouer avec le "Zoot Money Big Roll Band", groupe de rythm'n blues. Il joue également de la guitare dans des clubs ; il joue au Flamingo tous les soirs, où il rencontre et joue avec Eric Clapton, Jeff Beck, Jimmy Page, Brian Jones et Soft Machine. En 1967, l'arrivée de la mode psychédélique verra le déclin du rythm'n blues et le groupe devra prendre un virage serré. Chaque musicien se laissera pousser les cheveux et le groupe sera rebaptisé pompeusement "Dantalion's Chariot". Un accident qui le conduira à l’hôpital, avant une rééducation de plusieurs mois de la...

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RollingStone.com

Andy Summers on the Police: 'We Were the Most Desirable Men in ...
RollingStone.com
Andy Summers leans back and pauses when picking the words to describe how he feels about the documentary that covers his career as the guitarist with the Police. "People seem to like it," he says carefully. "I don't know if I should like it or not ...

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Los Angeles Times

Andy Summers' 'Losing You' gets lost in bitterness
Los Angeles Times
... Andy Summers' documentary about the rise and fall of the Police rehashes familiar sour grapes. Resentment runs rife in "Can't Stand Losing You: Surviving the Police," a decidedly dour documentary based on a memoir by band guitarist Andy Summers.
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Asbury Park Press

The Police guitarist Andy Summers tells his story
Asbury Park Press
Generations of music fans the world over know the story of the Police. Three top-flight, genre-blending musicians make their way through the London punk scene of the late '70s, become one of the biggest bands in the world thanks to a string of massive ...


euronews

"Can't Stand Losing You : Surviving The Police"
euronews
Pour Andy Summers, le succès du groupe résulte de l'amalgame parfait entre le talant musical et le son unique de la voix de Sting. Mais il parle aussi des egos gonflés créés par la popularité croissante du groupe, et affirme qu' “après quelques années ...

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K-Earth 101 FM

Movie Review: Andy Summers' Documentary 'Can't Stand Losing ...
K-Earth 101 FM
Guitarist Andy Summers was a good 10 years older than drummer Stewart Copeland and lead singer Sting. It is Andy's archival footage and photography from the early days right on up through their final tour in 2007-2008, including an appearance at Dodger ...


Police guitarist Andy Summers looks back at hit Brit band
Marin Independent Journal
Andy Summers, guitarist in the Police, loves Sting like a brother. But that doesn't mean he sugarcoats his feelings about his former bandmate in the new documentary, "Can't Stand Losing You: Surviving the Police." Summers likens his sometimes-biting ...

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gulfnews.com

Andy Summers on Sting and the Police
gulfnews.com
Police guitarist Andy Summers loves Sting like a brother, but that doesn't mean he sugarcoats his feelings about his former bandmate in the new documentary, Can't Stand Losing You: Surviving the Police. Summers likened his sometimes-biting analysis of ...

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euronews

Wie Andy Summers The Police überlebte
euronews
Die Doku “Can't Stand Losing You: Surviving the Police”, basierend auf den Memoiren des Gitarristen Andy Summers, erzählt die bewegte Geschichte der Band. Aus Summers Sicht. Von der Bandgründung 1977 über die großen Erfolge in den 1980ern und ...


Interview: Guitarist Andy Summers Talks Life In A Legendary Band ...
TwitchFilm (press release) (registration) (blog)
Andy Summers: Well, you know, actually, I felt the time was many years ago. It's been around for quite a while, now it's coming out. Well, I wrote the book, and it was actually like, "You know, I actually did write a book, good." I did this before it ...


La historia de "The Police" contada por el guitarrista Andy Summers ...
euronews
Basado en las memorias que Andy Summers publicó en 2006, “Can't Stand Losing You: Surviving the Police” es un documental que nos cuenta la historia de la banda desde el encuentro del guitarrista con Sting y Stewart Copeland, a finales de los 70 en ...

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