January 08, 2014

World Premiere - The Last Ship is heading to Chicago June 10 - July 13, 2014!

AmericanExpress Card Members can get first access to tickets now thru 1/13/2014 at 11:59pm CT. Visit http://www.ticketmaster.com/...

January 07, 2014

The Hindu newspaper reviews The Last Ship...

''Though the folk of the British Isles ring through in the countryside album, the former Police frontrunner brings a global orchestral prominence to the collection – his tightest testament of songs in ages, which all play off each other blending into one brilliant narrative for a story where he reveals more of himself than he knows. Sting engages his listeners in his most intimate offering from his repertoire of songs with The Last Ship and you can choose to either drop anchor and stay grounded or set sail with him in this rapturous vessel...''


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December 29, 2013

There's a Sting in the tale yet - Sting talks to The Independent (Ireland)...

Former Police frontman Sting is finally comfortable with the fact he is no longer able to write pop songs. He tells Julia Molony how a self-penned play helped him beat writer's block, and explains just who he sees when he looks in the mirror. Sting walks into the hotel boardroom bundled in a high-collared grey coat against the cold. His hair is tightly shorn, his clothing muted, his skin a soft beige. He only lives around the corner, he says, from the hotel in Westminster, and presumably has walked here. Except for the crop and a few more lines, he looks like he could have stepped out of the black and white video for Englishman in New York...


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December 22, 2013

"Sting: When The Last Ship Sails" performing songs from his new album live from New York, to air on BBC One, Sunday 22 December...

"Sting: When The Last Ship Sails" will air Sunday, 22 December on BBC One at 10:55PM! Performing songs from his new album The Last Ship, the intimate live performance was recorded at a special fan club concert on October 2, 2013 at The Public Theater in New York. Inspired by his forthcoming play of the same name and drawing upon his memories of growing up in the shipbuilding community of Wallsend in the North East of England, the music explores the complexity of relationships, family, community and the passage of time. Those in the UK can watch again via the iPlayer on the BBC website...
 


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December 21, 2013

Sting on BBC Radio 4's 'Loose Ends' Saturday 21 December...

On Saturday 21 December, Sting was one of the guests on BBC Radio 4's 'Loose Ends' programme, where he joined Nick Lowe, Orla Brady and David Quantick along with host Clive Anderson for an eclectic mix of conversation, music and comedy. In addition to being interviewed Sting performed 'Soul Cake' and 'The Last Ship'. The show is currently available for repeat listenings on the BBC iPlayer...

December 06, 2013

Sting to Appear on The Andrew Marr Show This Sunday!

Sting will appear on The Andrew Marr Show on BBC One this Sunday, December 8 at 9AM/GMT for a live interview and performance from his new album, The Last Ship! Other guests will include a senior UK Cabinet Minister, Neil Kinnock (the former Leader of the Labour Party), and Sir Trevor MacDonald, the first TV journalist to interview Nelson Mandela on his release from Robben Island. This will be Sting's third appearance on The Andrew Marr Show. Be sure to tune in on Sunday!

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