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STING: THE BEST OF 25 YEARS
Single and Double-Disc Versions To Be Released October 18, 2011
Both Include Newly Remastered Tracks Spanning Sting’s Solo Career
Featuring Three Previously Unreleased Live Recordings
September 8, 2011 (New York, NY) – Cherrytree/A&M Records/Universal Music Group is pleased to announce Sting: The Best Of 25 Years, slated for release on October 18, 2011 in the US (International release: October 17).
The US version is comprised of 12 remastered songs and the International releases will be available as both a single-disc containing 13 remastered tracks as well as a double-disc comprised of 31 remastered songs, all featuring several remixes and newly unearthed live recordings, these compilations represent a diverse cross-section of Sting’s enduring solo career.
Highlights include the No. 1 hits “If You Love Somebody Set Them Free” and “All This Time,” as well as Grammy® winners “If I Ever Lose My Faith In You” and “Whenever I Say Your Name” featuring Mary J. Blige. The CDs also include a new mix of “Never Coming Home” as well as previously unreleased live versions of “Message In A Bottle,” “Demolition Man” and “Heavy Cloud No Rain” (full track listing included below).
Sting: The Best Of 25 Years was produced by Rob Mathes and Executive Produced by Sting’s longtime manager, Kathryn Schenker.
STING: THE BEST OF 25 YEARS (Single Disc: US Version)
Also recently announced, Sting: 25 Years, the definitive box set, will be released in the US on September 27, 2011 (International release: September 26). This consummate collection contains three comprehensive CD’s, personally curated by Sting, as well as a DVD, Rough, Raw & Unreleased: Live at Irving Plaza, featuring previously unreleased live concert footage filmed at New York City’s Irving Plaza. The discs are housed in a beautiful, hardcover book containing rare photos, complete lyrics, and newly written commentary by Sting.
Embodying the highlights and rarities of his illustrious solo career, Sting: The Best Of 25 Years (single CD/double CD) and Sting: 25 Years (3 CD/1 DVD box set) celebrate the distinctive work of one of the world’s most dynamic artists.
STING: THE BEST OF 25 YEARS(Single Disc: International Version)
STING: THE BEST OF 25 YEARS (Double Disc: International Version)