10.08.06 In store signing in New York, October 10...


Sting will be doing an in-store signing in New York on the day that 'Songs from the Labyrinth' is released in the USA - October 10.

The signing will be at Barnes & Noble, 1972 Broadway (at 66th St.), between 7-8pm.

A limited number of wristbands will be available beginning at 9:30am on the day of event at the store and will be available on a first come, first served basis.

No other books, cds or memorabilia will be signed at this event.
The first time Sting and the lutanist Edin Karamazov met, years ago, Mr. Karamazov's group was performing the music of Mozart, Vivaldi and Khatchaturian between acts at the Circus Roncalli in Hamburg, Germany, and Sting was in the audience. Afterward, the British pop star invited the group to come to his estate in England to play at a birthday party. As Sting tells it, the answer was a curt no, with Mr. Karamazov informing him they were serious musicians and not "performing monkeys" at his beck and call...
The British rock star talks about his fascination with the music of the great Elizabethan lutenist. "The song is so magical that it blew me away when I first heard it. There is simply no precedent for this song. It exists completely alone, and I love singing it." The song is John Dowland's 'In Darkness Let Me Dwell', and the singer is Sting. That's right, Sting, who as a member of The Police and as a successful solo artist, has made dozens of pop and rock CDs. And now for something completely different: Sting and lutenist Edin Karamazov have just released 'Song From The Labyrinth', a recording of Dowland songs, on the Deutsche Grammophon record label...
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