the police

Sting and Robert Downey, Jr.
He'll probably never record an album of medieval lute music, but we can give Robert Downey, Jr. this much: The man can do a pretty stellar Sting impression.
35 Years Ago
When the Police's debut album came out on Nov. 2, 1978, it sounded like little else on the music landscape at the time. The band was lumped in with punk and burgeoning New Wave groups at the time, but it played a mix of reggae and rock-inspired pop with all the time-shifting complexities found in prog and jazz.