De Do Do Do, De Da Da Da (video)

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During their North American tour The Police shot a video for their single De Do Do Do, De Da Da Da in the snow of the Canadian mountains (either on 1980-11-25 or 1980-11-26).

De Do Do Do, De Da Da Da
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Artist: The Police
Directed by: Derek Burbidge
Produced by: Kate Burbidge
Filming location: Grey Rock, Quebec - Canada
Released: 1980
Running time: X:XX

Video summary

The Police lip-synch De Do Do Do, De Da Da Da in the snow.


The video shows Stewart Copeland filming with his Super-8 camera. In his movie Everyone Stares: The Police Inside Out we can see Stewart's view. And how tired Sting looks...

The Hamer instruments used in this video were given to The Police in Chicago on 1980-11-22.

This video was either shot on 1980-11-25 or very early on 1980-11-26. Smash Hits magazine from January 8, 1981 mentions that The Police went skiing and arrived in Philadelphia at the last minute with a private jet.

There's also a rare video version of Don't Stand So Close To Me which was shot here in Canada in the snow.

Release history

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Quotations and trivia

Originally The Police should have played a concert at Centre Sportif de l'Université de Montreal today. This was re-scheduled to 1981-01-07.

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sources: I'll Be Watching You; Smash Hits - January 8, 1981