"'Fortress Around Your Heart' is about appeasement, about trying to bridge the gaps between individuals. The central image is a minefield that you've laid around this other person to try and protect them. Then you realise that you have to walk back through it. I think it's one of the best choruses I've ever written."
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On 16 April...

1996: Sting performed at the Printemps de Bourges concert in Bourges, France.

1993: Sting performed at the Palais des Sports in Toulouse, France.

1988: Sting performed at the Statenhal, in Den Haag, Holland.

1986: Sting performed at the Festival Hall in Melbourne, Australia.

1982: The Police performed at the Carrier Dome in Syracuse, USA.

1980: The Police performed at Ahoy' Sportspalais in Rotterdam, Holland.

Sting and Trudie will be on the Today Show this morning in the 9am hour to talk about the RF benefit concert and The Last Ship. Be sure to tune in!
The actress Trudie Styler and her husband, the pop singer Sting, will be joined by more pop stars - Paul Simon, James Taylor, Dionne Warwick, Ivy Levan - as well as a trumpeter, Chris Botti, and an opera singer, Renée Fleming, in the biennial Revlon Rainforest Fund Benefit Concert at Carnegie Hall on April 17. "This year is the Rainforest Fund’s 25th anniversary," Ms. Styler and Sting said in a statement, "and its work to protect rainforests around the globe for the people who live there and for all of us is more important than ever."
The winners of the tickets to see Sting & Trudie Styler on "The Colbert Report" in New York on April 10 were Edward Liashek, Pamela Straub, Ronald Goldberg, Rosann Costa, Tana Martin and Wanda Stone. Thanks to everyone who entered! For details of past contest winners read on...
Dominic Miller will be touring Europe in May/June with Nicolas Fiszman (bass), Rhani Krija (percussion) and Tony Remy (guitar). Starting on May 1 in France, the band will be visiting Italy, Austria, Germany, Czech Republic, Lithuania, Latvia, Bulgaria, Poland, Switzerland and the Netherlands before finishing in London on June 11. Dominic's new album "adhoc" was released in February. For a full list of tour dates visit
Santa Fe NM designers and entrepreneurs Diane Dorsey and Ron Helman are excited to introduce their collection of luxe casual women’s apparel and accessories available at DORSEYHELMAN.COM. Sting fans are invited to enjoy a special gift of 20% off with promo code STING at DORSEYHELMAN.COM. This offer is valid for two weeks only (through April 11, 2014). Photo credit: David Albanese
Sting & Paul Simon's On Stage Together tour may have finished last weekend, but Sting.com continues to bring you exclusive content from the road. In this clip, Sting says that working with Paul has been “wonderful” and calls his body of work “incredibly inspiring.” Check out this preview and then login as a member for the full video featuring exclusive performances from Sting and Paul Simon together onstage plus a revealing interview with Sting.
Paul Simon and Sting's On Stage Together Tour wrapped up last weekend in Orlando, FL, creating many truly great moments along the way, with both artists exploring one another's vast catalog of music. Thank you to all who came out to experience the shows and helped to make the tour such a rousing success. To celebrate these special concerts and the power of two - two artists, two repertoires, two bands and two amazing voices - we are offering 22% off Sting and Paul Simon: On Stage Together official apparel and memorabilia for the next two weeks. So visit the store today and shop a variety of items including t-shirts, a commemorative program, and more. (Sale excludes The Elder Statesman 100% cashmere hat)...
On the night, 10 years after the famous concert at the Royal Albert Hall in London, Zu&Co. will reach the United States, since many Zucchero’s friends will take part to this special event: Sting, Sam Moore, Chris Botti, Fher Olver from Manà, Dolores O’Riodan from Cranberries, plus some other Italian special guests: Jovanotti, Elisa, Fiorella Mannoia and many others still to be announced. Zucchero will be on stage with: Polo Jones (bass), Kat Dyson (guitars and chorus), Adriano Molinari (drums), Nicola Peruch (keyboards), Horacio Hernandez El Negro (drums), Joaquin Nunez Hidalgo (percussions), Elmer Ferrer (guitars), Monica Messinger (violin), the Harlem Gospel Choir & the Sam Moore’s horn section. Tickets are available through Ticketmaster.com.
Sting is a prolific songwriter, author of a decades-long career first with the Police and then on his own, filled with pop-chart toppers, platinum records and music industry trophies to show for it. Then came the drought. Sting explained at the TED Conference in Vancouver how he fought his way back to his art after a prolonged period of creative darkness, when the songs stopped coming. Hint: it took him back to his hometown, and ends where the neon lights are bright. Gordon Sumner grew up in the shadow of a shipyard in Newcastle, England. Every morning he watched thousands of men dragging themselves down the hill to work, and back up again at the end of the day...