09.21.11 Sting.com 25 Days Countdown: Day 12
Answer the following trivia question for the chance to win an autographed copy of Sting's album Brand New Day! Released in 1999, the album was written and recorded just before the millennium. Sting has said that Brand New Day was meant to serve as an optimistic and positive antidote to the fear and pessimism surrounding the Y2K phenomenon.
Which well-known American singer/songwriter guests on the track "Fill Her Up?"
Please submit your answer using the form below by 11AM/EST tomorrow. Each correct response will be entered into a drawing and winner will be selected, at random, and announced during the next day's post. Please note, each member may only enter once.
This contest has now closed. The winner was Leah Puplett who correctly answered James Taylor.
The countdown continues with another exclusive Sting: 25 Years webisode premiere. In this clip, Sting discusses the creative process behind the albums …Nothing Like The Sun and The Soul Cages and reflects on how aspects of his childhood in Newcastle served as inspiration. This is the second in a series of five videos we'll be premiering as part of the Sting.com '25 Days' countdown. Please continue to visit Sting.com at 11AM/EST daily, as we will soon be announcing details on the grand prize!
Second shows have been added to the Back To Bass Tour in Boston, Philadelphia, Washington DC, Toronto, Miami, and Vancouver. In addition, a third and final concert has been added for November 30 at The Wiltern in Los Angeles and a new performance is confirmed for October 24 at the Oakdale Theatre in Wallingford, CT. The Fan Club presale will begin at 10AM (local time) tomorrow, Wednesday, September 21. Legacy Fan Club members will be given a one hour advance window at the start of the presale, followed by a presale to all members beginning at 11AM (local time). Tickets will go on sale to the public on Monday, September 26 at 10AM (local time)...
Sting's fifth studio album, 'Mercury Falling', was also recorded at the 16th century manor house in England known as Lake House. The album begins and ends with the words "mercury falling" and Sting has said that the symbolism of mercury is still prevalent in his music today. Answer the following trivia question for the chance to win an autographed copy of the album!
In 1992, Sting moved himself and his family to a 16th century manor house in the English countryside and recorded the album 'Ten Summoner's Tales'. Answer the following trivia question for the chance to win an autographed copy of the album!
Sting has published two books. 'Broken Music', his memoir published in 2003, spent 13 weeks on the New York Times Best Sellers list. 'Lyrics', published in 2007, is a collection of lyrics spanning his career. An accomplished author, Sting also enjoys reading a diverse range of books, from fiction to nonfiction, historical to contemporary literature. Leave a comment below telling us about your favorite book and why would you recommend it to Sting?