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Sting And Shaggy: Tiny Desk Concert
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Sting And Shaggy: Tiny Desk Concert

In 2018, Sting and Shaggy teamed up in an unlikely pairing to release “44/876.” Last week, the duo visited NPR Music for a Tiny Desk Concert. It is cool to hear Sting’s trusty ’57 Fender Precision in this setting.

Stewart Copeland’s Police Documentary Now Available
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Stewart Copeland’s Police Documentary Now Available

An inside look at The Police is now available thanks to a new documentary from Stewart Copeland. “The Police: Everyone Stares – The Police Inside Out” is a first-person look at the band compiled from the drummer’s personal camera.

Sting Reimagines His Hits on “My Songs”
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Sting Reimagines His Hits on “My Songs”

Between his time with The Police and his solo catalog, Sting has had plenty of hits. His new album, “My Songs,” celebrates this fact with new versions of the bassist/vocalist’s most famous work.

Sting: Shape Of My Heart (Live “My Songs” Version)
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Sting: Shape Of My Heart (Live “My Songs” Version)

Sting is releasing “My Songs” later this month. The new album will include his biggest hits from his career, “each reshaped and reimagined for 2019.” To help kick things off, he and his band appeared on the Today Show to perform “Shape Of My Heart.”

The Police Announce Massive Box Set
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The Police Announce Massive Box Set

The Police have announced a career-spanning vinyl box set called Every Move You Make: The Studio Recordings. The six-LP set includes the band’s entire catalog of recorded studio albums plus a 12-track disc called Flexible Strategies that contains B-sides and rarities. The albums were remastered at Abbey Road Studios by Miles Showell and will be cut onto 180-gram heavyweight vinyl....

Sting and Shaggy Release “44/876”
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Sting and Shaggy Release “44/876”

In a somewhat unlikely pairing, Sting and Shaggy have teamed up to release 44/876. The album’s title is taken from the area codes for the U.K. and Jamacia, respectively, to represent each musician’s background. “I think on paper it’s pretty unlikely. We have very different vocal styles,” the former Police bassist admits. “Yet when we actually do sing together, it’s...

Sting: Message In A Bottle, Live in Paris
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Sting: Message In A Bottle, Live in Paris

Sting recently released a new concert video called Live at the Olympia Paris, and it’s just more proof that he’s still on top of the game. Filmed in April 2017, the performance includes plenty from his latest release, 57th and 9th, but it also goes back to the hits. “Message In A Bottle” has always been a great song –...

Sting Releases New Video, “Live At The Olympia Paris”
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Sting Releases New Video, “Live At The Olympia Paris”

Sting has released a new live video from a recent concert in Paris in a film called Sting: Live At The Olympia Paris. Taken from his performance in April 2017, the concert showcases the gamut of his career with tracks from his latest studio album, 57th & 9th, as well as hits from The Police and his solo career. Songs...

Sting Releases “57th and 9th”, Announces World Tour
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Sting Releases “57th and 9th”, Announces World Tour

Sting has returned with his first rock-oriented album in thirteen years. 57th and 9th came together in an impulsively over a few weeks earlier this year and ranges in topic from Syrian refugees (“Inshallah”) to climate change (“One Fine Day”) to the loss of musical heroes (“50,000”). “There’s a child in all of us that looks at cultural icons and...

Aidan Hampson Publishes Best of Coldplay, The Police, and The Eagles Bass Transcription Books
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Aidan Hampson Publishes Best of Coldplay, The Police, and The Eagles Bass Transcription Books

Aidan Hampson has added three new books to his library of bass transcriptions with The Best of Coldplay, The Best of The Police, and The Best of The Eagles. “Both Coldplay and The Police use a combination of electric and synth bass, and I’ve endeavored to detail their use of each in as much detail as possible,” Hampson writes. “The...