09.09.08 Sting to be featured in Legacy Recording's 'Strangercast' Podcasts in celebration of Billy Joel's Historic album, 'The Stranger' ...


To commemorate the 30th anniversary of Billy Joel's album, "The Stranger," Legacy Recordings is proud to present Strangercast, a podcast series featuring interviews with Billy, producer Phil Ramone, and artists such as Gavin DeGraw, Diane Warren, Jimmy Webb among others sharing their thoughts on the album. Sting's episode, in which he discusses his history with Billy, Billy as a songwriter and more, will launch on September 9 and can be heard via the links below.

Itunes and www.billyjoel.com/podcasts.
On November 11, The Police will release a 4-disc set (2 CD's and 2 DVD's) entitled "The Police: Certifiable," which contains the band's entire concert from Buenos Aires, Argentina. In the US, this special piece - along with Blu-Ray version and three-LP, premium 180-gram vinyl set with MP3 file key - will be released exclusively through Best Buy where pre-orders are already available. In the rest of the world, the album and DVD will be released via all retail outlets starting November 10. The United Kingdom release date for the DVD and Blu-Ray formats is November 24...
New York public TV tapped into the final date on the Police reunion tour at Madison Square Garden in a unique fund-raising effort that may serve as a template for stations seeking to broaden PBS' demographics through live music...
The Reunion Tour may be over, but we're happy to announce a new tool to help you relive some of the moments from the road. With The Police TV, you can enjoy all kinds of videos from the tour vault, including footage of great performances, candid backstage moments with the band, plus clips from Tokyo to the finale in New York City and everywhere between. We will add a different clip to The Police TV each week so check back often!
The numbers, even without the context of touring economics or music history, are pretty staggering: $358,825,665 gross, 3,300,912 tickets sold. The tour most thought would never happen ended up logging 146 headlining shows, plus appearances at five festivals...
Rock band The Police have performed the final concert of their reunion tour in New York's Madison Square Garden. In what is thought to have been their farewell show, frontman Sting thanked his bandmates for their "musicianship, companionship and understanding"...