Stewart Armstrong Copeland (born July 16, 1952) is an American musician, multi-instrumentalist and composer best known as the drummer for the band The Police and for his film music soundtracks. He has also written various pieces of music for ballet, opera and orchestra. Copeland was ranked by a Rolling Stone magazine reader poll in 2010 as the fifth greatest drummer of all time.
After some success providing the soundtrack to Francis Ford Coppola’s Rumble Fish in 1983, Stewart continued to work on various soundtracks including the hit television show The Equalizer which ran from 1985 to 1989. The show’s distinctive theme song became a hit and was released in 1987 in this William Orbit remix.
The UK 12″ also added the track “Love Lessons” which had previously appeared on 12″ in 1986, a collaboration between Stewart and Derek Holt (Climax Blues Band), the remix was provided by Arthur Baker and Shep Pettibone.
The Equalizer Busy Equalizing (Extended Mix) 4:57
The Equalizer Busy Equalizing (Edit) 3:59
Love Lessons (with Derek Holt) (Remix) 3:58