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Someone call The Police!

They only had £1,500 to make their first album

Published at 2:14pm 15th January 2018. 1-minute read.

Someone call The Police!

Someone call The Police because this must be a steal!

On this day (13th Jan) in 1978 the trio started recording their debut album.

But Sting and co only had £1,500 that they had borrowed to make it at Surrey Sound Studios!

Thankfully that obviously didn't stop them recording  'Outlandos d'Amour'.

Among the album's hits was the classic track 'Roxanne':

Click here to listen to more of the best from the decade on Mix  70s

For more of the best music from the decade - listen to Mix 70s

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