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Encyclopedia > Invisible Sun
"Invisible Sun"
Single by The Police
from the album Ghost in the Machine
Released 1981
Format vinyl record (7")
Recorded 1981
Genre New Wave
Length 3:44
Label A&M Records
Writer(s) Sting
Producer(s) Stewart Copeland,
Sting,
Andy Summers
Peak chart positions
The Police singles chronology
"De Do Do Do, De Da Da Da"
(1980)
"Invisible Sun"
(1981)
"Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic"
(1981)

Invisible Sun is a hit single by rock group The Police, released in 1981. The song is about the tensions in Northern Ireland. Image File history File links Invisiblesun. ... A collection of various CD singles In music, a single is a short recording of one or more separate tracks. ... The Police are a three-piece rock band consisting of singer/bassist Sting (Gordon Sumner), guitarist Andy Summers, and drummer Stewart Copeland. ... For other uses, please see Ghost in the Machine (disambiguation) Ghost in the Machine is the fourth album by The Police, released in 1981 (see 1981 in music). ... Year 1981 (MCMLXXXI) was a common year starting on Thursday (link displays the 1981 Gregorian calendar). ... A gramophone record, (also phonograph record - often simply record) is an analog sound recording medium: a flat disc rotating at a constant angular velocity, with inscribed spiral grooves in which a stylus or needle rides. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... New Wave is a term that has been used to describe many developments in music, but is most commonly associated with a movement in Western popular music in the late 1970s and early 1980s inspired by the punk rock movement. ... This does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... A&M Records is an American record label, owned and operated by Universal Music Group. ... A songwriter is someone who writes the lyrics to songs, the musical composition or melody to songs, or both. ... Sting circa 1987 Gordon Matthew Sumner, CBE (born October 2, 1951), best known by his stage name Sting, is an English musician and formerly bassist and lead singer of The Police. ... In the music industry, a record producer (or music producer) has many roles, among them controlling the recording sessions, coaching and guiding the musicians, organizing and scheduling production budget and resources, and supervising the recording, mixing and mastering processes. ... Stewart Armstrong Copeland (born July 16, 1952) is an American musician, best known as the drummer for the band The Police and is an influential drum stylist. ... Gordon Matthew Thomas Sumner, CBE (born 2 October 1951), universally known by his stage name Sting, is an English musician from Newcastle upon Tyne. ... Andrew James Summers (born 31 December 1942) is an English guitarist and composer best known for his work in The Police. ... // A record chart, also known as a music chart, is a method of ranking music according to popularity during a given period of time. ... The Police are a three-piece rock band consisting of singer/bassist Sting (Gordon Sumner), guitarist Andy Summers, and drummer Stewart Copeland. ... De Do Do Do, De Da Da Da is a song by The Police, released as a single in October 1980. ... Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic is a hit single by rock group The Police. ... A song which has charted in one of the worlds music charts, or (if a specialist genre of music) had proven popularity. ... The Police are a three-piece rock band consisting of singer/bassist Sting (Gordon Sumner), guitarist Andy Summers, and drummer Stewart Copeland. ... Year 1981 (MCMLXXXI) was a common year starting on Thursday (link displays the 1981 Gregorian calendar). ... Northern Ireland is a part of the United Kingdom lying in the northeast of the island of Ireland, covering 5,459 square miles (14,139 km², about a sixth of the islands total area). ...


It was the first single to be released in the United Kingdom from the album Ghost in the Machine and it reached number 2 in the charts. In all other territories, "Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic" was chosen as the lead single from the LP. For other uses, please see Ghost in the Machine (disambiguation) Ghost in the Machine is the fourth album by The Police, released in 1981 (see 1981 in music). ... Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic is a hit single by rock group The Police. ...


Due to the subject of the song, Bono from rock group U2 performed duets of it with Sting when U2 and The Police appeared at the same concerts: the first such instance was in 1982 at a festival in Gateshead, England, and two subsequent instances occurred at the last two shows of Amnesty International's A Conspiracy of Hope Tour in 1986. [1] Paul David Hewson (born 10 May 1960), known as Bono (IPA: ), is the lead singer and principal lyricist of the Irish rock band U2. ... U2 are a rock band from Dublin, Ireland. ... Gateshead is a town in North-East England on the southern bank of the River Tyne, opposite Newcastle upon Tyne, which covers the north bank. ... Motto (French) God and my right Anthem No official anthem - the United Kingdom anthem God Save the Queen is commonly used England() – on the European continent() – in the United Kingdom() Capital (and largest city) London (de facto) Official languages English (de facto)1 Unified  -  by Athelstan 927 AD  Area  -  Total... Amnesty International (commonly known as Amnesty or AI) is a pressure group that promotes human rights. ... A Conspiracy of Hope Tour was a short series of six benefit concerts in behalf of Amnesty International that took place in the United States during June 1986. ...


The song is a departure from Police songs before it; "Invisible Sun" contains a dark, looping synthesizer beat, and powerful, haunting lyrics. Among other things, the lyrics refer to the ArmaLite rifle used mainly by the IRA. The music video for "Invisible Sun" features a collection of video clips taken from the conflict in Northern Ireland. Due to its subject matter, it was banned by the BBC. The Armalite AR-18. ... A music video is a short film or video that accompanies a complete piece of music, most commonly a song. ... The British Broadcasting Corporation, which is usually known as the BBC, is the largest broadcasting corporation in the world in terms of audience numbers, employing 26,000 staff in the United Kingdom alone and with a budget of more than GB£4 billion. ...


Irish rock band Therapy? recorded a cover of the song in 1995. Therapy? are an alternative metal band from Northern Ireland. ...


External Links

"Invisible Sun" video at Youtube YouTube is a popular free video sharing website which lets users upload, view, and share video clips. ...


 
 

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