September 29, 2011

Sting.com 25 Days Countdown: Day 4

Only 5 days left and today, we're excited to premiere Sting: The Solo Years! In this hour-long radio special, hosted by acclaimed music journalist Anthony DeCurtis, Sting reflects on his enduring 25-year solo career and offers commentary and insights on each of his solo albums. This previously unreleased program also includes audio tracks spanning his entire solo catalogue...

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September 28, 2011

Sting at 60 looks back, and ahead - and talks to USA Today...

On a bright, crisp mid-September morning, Sting - singer, songwriter, actor, environmental advocate, yoga and tantric sex enthusiast - strides into his record company's Midtown offices looking, predictably, fit as a fiddle. Under the altogether sunny circumstances, it's surely not too early to wish him a happy birthday. Or is it? "I've still got two sexy weeks left," Sting points out when the subject comes up, eyebrows raised in mock defiance...

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September 28, 2011

Sting: Putting Together Box Set was 'Like Archaeology - We found little things that got buried in the mix...'

In the next few months, Sting will celebrate his 25th anniversary as a solo artist (and his 60th birthday) with a new box set and theater tour. The biggest party, though, will be the October 1st benefit he's throwing for the Robin Hood Foundation in New York, where he'll be joined by Bruce Springsteen, Lady Gaga, Billy Joel and many more. For Sting, the show is both a celebration and chance to give back. Rolling Stone spoke with him backstage at the iHeartRadio festival last weekend about fame, looking back, current music and the relationships in his life as he turns 60...

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September 28, 2011

Sting.com 25 Days Countdown: Day 5

Answer the following trivia question for the chance to win an autographed copy of Sting's 2009 album If On A Winter's Night.... Drawing inspiration from his favorite season, this album is meant to invoke the spirit and sounds of winter. The rose design on the soundboard of Sting's lute is based on a design found in which French cathedral? 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...

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September 27, 2011

Sting.com 25 Days Countdown: Day 6

Today, we're excited to share another exclusive Sting: 25 Years webisode! In this clip, Sting reflects on the years 2000 - 2008. The final webisode featured in the Sting.com '25 Days' countdown will premiere in the coming days. And later this week, we will be announcing details on the grand prize, so please continue to visit Sting.com at 11AM/EST daily! Also happening today, the Sting: 25 Years box set is available for sale! This consummate collection features 3CDs comprised of 45 newly remastered tracks spanning Sting's enduring solo career, the previously unreleased live concert DVD Rough, Raw & Unreleased plus a hardcover book containing rare photos, complete lyrics and personal commentary by Sting...

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September 26, 2011

Released in the UK Today - USA Tomorrow - STING: 25 YEARS The Definitive Box Set Collection...

Cherrytree/A&M Records/Universal Music Group is pleased to announce 'Sting: 25 Years', the definitive box set is released in the UK today and in the USA tomorrow, September 27, 2011. Featuring three CDs comprised of 45 remastered tracks personally curated by Sting, a previously unreleased live concert DVD and a comprehensive hardcover book, this retrospective captures for the first time both the highlights and rarities of Sting’s enduring solo career...
September 25, 2011

Sting.com 25 Days Countdown: Day 8

Answer the following trivia question for the chance to win an autographed copy of Sting's album Songs From The Labyrinth! For years, Sting was asked to perform the music of 16th century English composer John Dowland. The idea finally came to fruition after he met the Bosnian lute player Edin Karamazov, who worked with Sting extensively on the project. Sting calls Dowland "the archetype for the traveling musician."

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September 24, 2011

Sting.com 25 Days Countdown: Day 9

Answer the following trivia question for the chance to win an autographed copy of Sting's album Sacred Love, which Rolling Stone called "…a vivid and frequently gorgeous reminder that Gordon Sumner is first and foremost a talented singer-songwriter." Please submit your answer to the following question 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...

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