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"I want to honor my community, the community that built the biggest ships in the world," Sting, who as Gordon Sumner grew up in the shipbuilding town of Newcastle, England, told TODAY's Savannah Guthrie and Matt Lauer on Tuesday. "We've written a kind of allegory about that community."
Songs like "What Have We Got," which he performed inside the TODAY…Continue
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Sting's brand new album "The Last Ship" is out today in the US! Click here to purchase your copy.
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You’ve written a memoir, “Broken Music.” What was that experience like for you — the writing itself, and the publication and reception of the book?
I began to realize while writing and remembering that memory is a neural muscle, and once you begin to stretch it, it grows to…Continue
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In anticipation of the record’s release next month, Sting has created a series of videos discussing the influences on this record. Watch the clip over on PasteMagazine.com to hear a bit about how the folk music of Tyneside influences the sound on The Last…Continue
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Sting's new album "The Last Ship" is now availble for pre-order at iTunes and Amazon using the links below. You can also preview the upcoming album in the youtube player below.
Amazon CD: http://smarturl.it/TheLastShipCD
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THE LAST SHIP
New Album From the 16-Time Grammy® Award Winner
To Be Released September 24, 2013
(International Version To Be Released September 23, 2013)…
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Composer, singer, author, actor, activist – Sting was born in Newcastle, England before moving to London in 1977 to form The Police with Stewart Copeland and Andy Summers. The band released five albums, earned six Grammy awards, and in 2003 was inducted into The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
Since 1985, Sting has released 13 solo albums. His latest musical endeavor, The Last…Continue
For nearly three years, I've been working on a new musical play called The Last Ship.
The inspiration for it really stemmed from my album The Soul Cages that I wrote in 1990, which depicted the landscape of my hometown, Wallsend, in the Northeast of England. My early memories are of the Swan Hunters shipyard at the end of the street, where some of the largest…Continue
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Sting will release an album of new songs next fall, his first full-length LP of original material since 2003’s “Sacred Love,” his publicist said.
The album, “The Last Ship,” grew out of the songwriting Sting has been doing for a musical of the same name, which the producers hope will run on Broadway in 2014. That play is set in a shipyard in Wallsend, England, near where Sting, born Gordon Sumner, spent his youth.
“The Last Ship” will contain several songs…
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