The five stages of a rock reunion – from Shiiine On to supporting Hard-Fi

The band are back together! But what happens next? Whether it’s the Streets, the Libertines or the Sex Pistols, there are predictable chapters to the comeback

What prompts a band to reform? Is it the passing of time and a thawing of relations? Perhaps it’s an irresistible creative urge? Or maybe, just maybe, it’s the money. Yes, man cannot live on the back catalogue alone. Well, Sting can, obviously. Mind you, it still didn’t stop him reuniting the Police, and helping the band rake in a reported $360m from a world tour in 2007.

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