How Police Drummer Stewart Copeland Found a New Beat—in Advertising

Writing for TV spots was 'the real world,' the rock star told us

How can you keep pace with an accelerating marketing ecosystem? Join us at Brandweek Sept. 12–16 in Miami alongside leading CMOs, founders and change makers from GatoradeMarriottAlo YogaCampbell'sUncommon James and more. Book now.

In 2005, Stewart Copeland was 21 years out of the best job he’d ever had: playing drums for The Police. Starting in 1979, the trio led the second British invasion and eventually sold over 100 million albums.

AW+

INDEPENDENCE DAY SALE

Subscribe today!

APPLY PROMO CODE "JULY20" AT CHECK OUT FOR 20% OFF

View Subscription Options

Already a member? Sign in