A new webisode was recently released in which Sting talks about his childhood in the industrial landscape near a shipyard, and his first “rock ‘n’ roll catharsis” with Elvis Presley that would have him “run around the floor in a catatonic fit.” The clip can be seen here: http://vevo.ly/piTfQu
Sting: The Best Of 25 Years, is now available! Featuring 12 re-mastered tracks, including several remixes and newly unearthed live recordings, selections for this compilation represent a diverse cross section of Stingâ€™s enduring solo career.
Highlights include the No. 1 hits â€œIf You Love Somebody Set Them Freeâ€ and â€œAll This Time,â€ as well as GrammyÂ® winners â€œIf I Ever Lose My Faith In Youâ€ and â€œWhenever I Say Your Nameâ€ featuring Mary J. Blige. The CD also includes a new mix of â€œNever Coming Homeâ€ as well as previously unreleased live versions of â€œMessage In A Bottle,â€ â€œDemolition Manâ€ and â€œHeavy Cloud No Rainâ€ (full track listing included below).
Sting: The Best Of 25 Years was produced by Rob Mathes and Executive Produced by Stingâ€™s longtime manager, Kathryn Schenker.
Also recently released was the comprehensive Sting: 25 Years box set. This consummate collection contains three CDs personally curated by Sting, as well as a DVD, Rough, Raw & Unreleased: Live at Irving Plaza, featuring previously unreleased live concert footage filmed at New York Cityâ€™s Irving Plaza. The discs are housed in a hardcover book containing rare photos, complete lyrics, and newly written commentary by Sting.
Embodying the highlights and rarities of his illustrious solo career, Sting: The Best Of 25 Years and Sting: 25 Years (3 CD/1 DVD box set) celebrate the distinctive work of one of the worldâ€™s most dynamic artists.
1. If You Love Somebody Set Them Free
2. Weâ€™ll Be Together
4. All This Time
5. If I Ever Lose My Faith In You
6. Fields of Gold
7. Desert Rose
8. Whenever I Say Your Name
9. Never Coming Home
10. Message in a Bottle (Live)
11. Demolition Man (Live)
12. Heavy Cloud No Rain (Live)