Spoons

Sting mentioned Spoons as a Canadian band he liked during interviews and told A&M Records about the group. A&M saw Spoons perform and signed them the next day.

Sources
  1. Spoons Return with First Studio Album in 22 Years. Ji Barber. The Barrie (Ontario, Canada) Examiner, December 19, 2010.
Recording Years / Label
1982 -  A&M Records
Name Member Years Instruments
Derrick Ross drums
Gordon Deppe vocals, guitar
Rob Preuss keyboards
Sandy Horne bass
Name Birth Death
Derrick Ross 1983-12-29
Gordon Deppe 1959-03-12
Rob Preuss
Sandy Horne