February 03, 2018

Sting & Shaggy on Their New Island-Inspired Album: 'The Way We Made It Was Joyful'...

Sting stands behind Shaggy, resting his chin on the Jamaican rapper’s shoulder in a small room at Sear Sound in Midtown Manhattan. As they listen to unmixed tracks for their April 20 Caribbean-flavored album 44/876, Daddy Yankee is across the hall laying down vocals for a song on the set and longtime Sting collaborator Branford Marsalis wanders in to add soprano saxophone flourishes...


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January 24, 2018

STING & SHAGGY: New Single “Don’t Make Me Wait” To Be Released January 25, Island-Influenced, Collaborative Album Out April 20...

Interscope/A&M Records is pleased to announce the release of “Don't Make Me Wait” - the new, Caribbean-flavored song from Sting and Shaggy - available January 25th on all digital platforms (http://smarturl.it/DMMWPresave). The first single will be followed on April 20th by a collaborative, island-influenced album, entitled 44/876, that reflects the duo’s mutual love of Jamaica - its music, the spirit of its people and vibrancy of its culture...


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January 24, 2018

Rolling Stone: Inside Sting and Shaggy's Unlikely, Caribbean-Inflected New Album...

"Sup' Sumner," says the Jamaican-American dancehall-reggae star Shaggy, as he emerges from the elevator at New York's Sear Sound studios and greets the bass player he's been working with on a new album. This particular Sumner – also a singer and songwriter whose real first name is Gordon – is much better known by the nickname he's employed since he formed the Police four decades ago: Sting. He and Shaggy are in Manhattan...

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