He was an incredibly influential musician and amazing lyricist.
Though I'd never sung this song before, I wanted to find a way to pay tribute to him because we owe him so much.
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A magical night at Marenostrum Music Castle Park in Fuengirola, Málaga. Such a pleasure to play in front of the Castillo Sohail, originally built in the year 956. Next up on the 57th & 9th Tour: Locarno, Switzerland , July 19th Juan les Pins, France, July 20th Regensburg, GermanyGermany, July 22nd See you there! Tickets: www.sting.com
Our extended, 3-city visit of #Norway has been wonderful. Thank you, Bodø and Ålesund, for two memorable shows. See you tonight Bergen! Here are some snapshots from our sound check yesterday at Color Line Stadion. Photos by Martin.
We arrived in the Arctic Circle a day before our next show on the #57thAnd9th World Tour in Bodø, #Norway. The band and crew were equipped with all of the necessary gear and we went to visit #Saltstraumen, a small strait with the strongest tidal currents in the world. It was an extraordinary experience thanks to our wonderful hosts and captain. Thank you, Norway, for your warm hospitality and magnificent landscapes. We'll see you tonight at Nordlandshallen!
I spoke about making my latest album "57th & 9th" and more with Talia Schlanger of World Cafe back in April. If you missed the original broadcast, it will be on air again today. Check your local listings for times. You can also watch the interview here: http://www.npr.org/sections/world-cafe/2017/04/03/522207800/sting-on-world-cafe
Thanks to the The Last Bandoleros for joining us on this first half of the #57thAnd9th world tour. We'll see them back with us in September. Until then, wishing them lots of luck on their US headlining tour this summer. In the meantime, our tour continues in Europe. See you in Rattvik, Sweden on June 16th! https://www.facebook.com/lastbandoleros/photos/a.1549865195286206.1073741828.1539684246304301/1930540000552055/?type=3
My complete vinyl Studio Collection is out now. You can get it here: https://Sting.lnk.to/CompleteStudioCollectionLP. Also available is "The Studio Collection: Volume II," featuring 4 albums plus space to add further LPs: https://Sting.lnk.to/StudioCollectionVol2LP http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GxahJQJOUOE
Having a little fun playing "Big Lie, Small World" from my album "Brand New Day" at #Budokan sound check yesterday. Thank you #Tokyo for two fantastic shows so far. See you tonight for night #3. PS - I see you wearing your "57th & 9th" t-shirts out there! The 57th & 9th band: Dominic Miller, guitar Rufus Miller, guitar Josh Freese, drums Joe Sumner, backing vocals The Last Bandoleros, backing vocals https://www.facebook.com/sting/posts/10154700975545292:0 #57thAnd9th #57thAnd9thWorldTour #YouNeverKnowWhatSongMightAppearOnTheSetList
3 nights at #Budokan! Added "Mad About You" to the set list for show #1 yesterday. Hmm ... let's see what happens tonight #Tokyo! #57thAnd9thTour #Japan https://www.facebook.com/sting/posts/10154700975545292:0 Photo by Martin Kierszenbaum.
Getting warmed up back stage. Thanks for a great show Singapore. See you in Seoul on Wednesday with my 57th & 9th band - Dominic Miller, Josh Freese and Rufus Miller - and special guests Joe Sumner and The Last Bandoleros. Ticket details at www.sting.com
The #57thAnd9th Band and I laid down our Reggae version of "Englishman in New York" at the Spotify studios in NYC. This, along with our live-in-studio version of "I Can't Stop Thinking About You" are out now as #SpotifySingles. "I Can't Stop Thinking About You" (Spotify Singles Session) https://open.spotify.com/track/6d2NMHCLM4mwpG61Sahyo3 "Englishman in New York (Reggae Version)" (Spotify Singles Session) https://open.spotify.com/track/6d2NMHCLM4mwpG61Sahyo3 57th & 9th Spotify session musicians: Dominic Miller - guitar Josh Freese - drums Rufus Miller - guitar Joe Sumner - backing vocals Jerry Fuentes - backing vocals Diego Navaira - backing vocals Sting - bass, vocals Photo by Gregg Greenwood , Data Harvest
#Monterrey! Thank you for a great show last night. The set was one big sing-along. Special thanks to Raulito Navaira for joining us on stage for "Desert Rose." https://instagram.com/p/BUWwvNlBVkk/ See you tonight Guadalajara! #57thAnd9thWorldTour #Mexico