Liner Notes: The Police Announce Tour, The Copyright Police Go On A Rampage

73293522.jpg- The Police reunion tour will include a headlining slot at Bonnaroo. Since the Police were one of the few watchable things about last night’s Grammy telecast, our normal “curse of Sting” jokes will take a breather today. [Billboard]
- Companies are still falling for Universal Music Group’s plan to extort every streaming-video site in existence. [NYT]
- Next on UMG’s hit list? Mash-ups. [HHNLive, via Nah Right]

  • grahams

    There’s some info up about The Police reunion, sponsored by Best Buy, over at the Best Buy site:

    It seems like there will be a ticket preorder available to Best Buy Reward Zone members (have to have been a member as of 2/1/07) starting tomorrow through the 16th.

    As a special perk, eligible Reward Zone® program members will have a chance to buy tickets days before they go on sale to the general public.

    To be eligible for this promotion:

    * You must be a current Reward Zone program member as of February 1, 2007
    * You must be 18 years of age or older
    * You must have an online Reward Zone program member account. If you don’t have an online account, set one up now at

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    The one date on the Ticketmaster site (in Toronto) also lists a presale for fan club members:

    Best Buy Presale:
    Start:Tue, 02/13/07 12:00 PM EST
    End:Fri, 02/16/07 12:00 PM EST

    Fan Club Presale:
    Start:Wed, 02/14/07 12:00 PM EST
    End:Fri, 02/16/07 12:00 PM EST