Archive | 2014

USA Today Exclusive Video premiere: Circa Zero’s ‘Levitation’

Police guitarist Andy Summers lifts off with new band, Circa Zero. The video for single “Levitation” premieres exclusively at USA TODAY. When Rob Giles started Circa Zero with Andy Summers, he had a goal for the band he expects most fans of Summers’ work with The Police would have shared. “As a fan, I wanted […]

Breakfast with Robbie Buck: Rock on the menu for Andy Summers

Former Police guitarist Andy Summers has come together with singer Rob Giles to form new rock outfit Circa Zero. The 71-year-old spoke to 702 ABC Sydney’s breakfast program about how the Police Reunion Tour inspired a desire to create music again. Read More and Listen to the Interview here

Police hero Summers back with Circa Zero

Andy Summers is one of the great guitar stylists. His delicately serrated lines flavoured The Police’s popular meld of rock, reggae and jazz during the 1970s and `80s. Since the supergroup’s demise, much of Summers’ solo career has been characterised by rock/jazz explorations and collaborations with Robert Fripp. But he reunited with The Police for […]

Andy Summers bids Police adieu with Circa Zero

BY JANE STEVENSON ,TORONTO SUN The Police are dead! Long live Circa Zero! Okay, it’s not that dramatic, but Police guitarist Andy Summers – who has a new rock group Circa Zero – can’t see the British New Wave veterans touring together again after their hugely successful 2007-08 reunion tour – the seventh highest grossing trek of all […]

Andy Summers talks guitars, effects, The Police and his new band, Circa Zero

“Now my attitude is, ‘Unless I’m gonna play loads of guitar, I’m not in the band.’” Halfway into the song Say Goodnight – just one of 13 hook-filled and immensely satisfying tracks from Circa Zero’s debut album, Circus Hero – former Police guitarist Andy Summers hits a couple of echoey chords that wouldn’t sound out […]

Andy Summers and Rob Giles on the Adam Carolla Show

Andy Summers and Rob Giles are in studio. Adam talks with Andy about the foundations of The Police, working with Sting, and how Rob and Andy started making music together. Listen to the episode here

QA: Andy Summers on new band Circa Zero and Police’s last act

Police guitarist Andy Summers has a new band, Circa Zero, that rocks as hard as anything he’s done in his long, arresting career. Summers sat down with FOX411 to discuss Circa Zero, his upcoming documentary, and what The Police could possibly do as its final act. FOX411: I understand Circa Zero’s album title was inspired […]

Glide Magazine Interview: Andy Summers – The Police to Circa Zero

“I’m a little bit shell-shocked today,” guitarist Andy Summers said with a laugh a few weeks ago when I called him for an afternoon interview. “We’ve been making this insane video till after midnight last night where we were throwing paint all over each other. That was intense. And we did that time and time […] Exclusive First Listen: Circa Zero

CIRCA ZERO DEBUT “WHENEVER YOU HEAR THE RAIN” FROM FORTHCOMING DEBUT ALBUM, PLUS AN INTERVIEW WITH ANDY SUMMERS ON THE PROJECT’S GENESIS AND PAST GLORY WITH THE POLICE By Alan di Perna / (Circa Zero will be featured in an installment of the GRAMMY Museum’s The Drop series on March 26. For more information, visit […]