“The thing that struck me most wasn’t [Stewart] Copeland’s musicianship, though; it was the fact that he’d taken a marker and scrawled the vilest string of curse words imaginable in big black letters on each of the many drum heads atop his vast array of tom-toms.”

Jim DeRogatis shares that memory, from his very first Police show at age 15, by way of explaining why the Police shows at Wrigley might suck. In short, they hate each other, hate that they’re doing a cash-in tour, and hate that they’re doing a tour they hate with people they hate.