Before Australian Idol, before The Voice, before Australia’s Got Talent, there was Hey, Hey It’s Saturday’s Red Faces.

What we didn’t know was that 1927’s frontman Eric Weideman got his big break after performing The Police’s hit single, Roxanne.

Weideman sat down for a chat with Botica’s Bunch ahead of his gig at the Astor Theatre where he not just confirmed the story, but it was sheer luck that the guitarist from Moving Pictures was watching the segment that night….

Hit PLAY below to hear what happened just days after his Hey Hey appearance…