After all of the crazy rumors and some would-be confirmations, it looks that The Police are indeed returning this year. The New York Times is reporting that they will be playing a surprise gig at the Grammys this year to open the show on February 11.

The Police Will Kick Off the Grammys [NY Times]
Police to Reunite for Arresting Grammys Performance [Pitchfork]

You think they’ll play Roxanne?

The Police – “Roxanne” (1979 Beat Club) [YouTube]

UPDATE: See here for The Police 2007 Tour Dates as they come in…