October 08, 2018

Ed Sheeran, Damon Albarn, Neil Tennant, Brian Eno, Jarvis Cocker, Nick Mason & Sting among those signing letter warning of Brexit...

Some of the country’s most celebrated composers, producers and performers have joined together to issue a stark warning that the “vast voice” of the music industry will be silenced inside a “self-built cultural jail” if Britain crashes out of the EU, reports The Guardian...

October 04, 2018

The Police - Every Move You Make: The Studio Recordings due November 16...

Half-Speed Mastered Six Vinyl LP Box Set Celebrating 40 years of Outlandos d'Amour, release date November 16, 2018. Every Move You Make: The Studio Recordings is a six vinyl LP box set which brings together The Police’s entire recorded studio albums, as well as a 12-track sixth disc entitled Flexible Strategies which contains exclusive bonus material of non-album recordings and B-sides...

October 03, 2018

Sting and Shaggy are an unlikely duo that makes total sense at Chicago's Aragon Ballroom...

While on the surface it may seem like an unlikely pairing, Sting and Shaggy complemented each other in the best way possible on Tuesday night at Chicago’s Aragon Ballroom for their co-headlining 44/876 Tour...

October 01, 2018

Sting delivers a breezy, sometimes goofy pairing with Shaggy at the Armory...

One of the most summery concert tours of the year came about a half-month too late and was a bit too half-baked to live up to its full, bright potential. The unexpected twofer pairing of Rock and Roll Hall of Fame singer Sting and Jamaican reggae/hip-hop star Shaggy finally came around to the Armory in Minneapolis on Sunday night..

September 28, 2018

Sting gives Toronto a taste of The Last Ship...

In a media preview held on Thursday at the Princess of Wales Theatre for The Last Ship, Sting is earnest and honest. “I’m a little nervous, because I got liquefied last night,” he says, before breaking out into song to settle himself. “Blame Shaggy,” he says later, of his current tourmate, the reggae icon with whom he recently recorded an album...

September 27, 2018

Billboard review Sting & Shaggy's New York show...

Following the release of their well-received collaborative album, 44/876, Sting and Shaggy took their unlikely partnership on the road. Wednesday (Sept. 26) night, the duo hit the Pier 17 Rooftop in New York City for an energetic and timely performance. Midway through "Dreaming in the USA," an ode to America and a commentary on immigration, Shaggy stepped to the front of the stage, earnestly addressing the audience. "This song is for all the Dreamers, no matter where you're from, whether you're black or white, Christian or Buddhist, it doesn't matter; we have a saying in Jamaica, 'out of many one people,' and tonight we're all brothers and sisters here."

 

September 25, 2018

Lionel Loueke's new album 'The Journey' out September 28...

Lionel Loueke has been described by Downbeat magazine as "a true original", the New York Times as "one of the most striking jazz artists to emerge in some time", and by Sting as "one of the most original, essential and inspiring musicians on our planet today." Lionel Loueke's new album 'The Journey' is released on September 28 and is highly recommended. Check out https://youtu.be/rI3S_CkJCMo

September 18, 2018

Sting and Shaggy proved a potent, playful pair...

No matter how many concerts you’ve attended in your life, few things will rank higher on the memory meter than watching Sting – erudite, chiseled, contemplative Sting – singing Shaggy’s 2000 hit, “It Wasn’t Me” and its indelible chorus, “Picture this we were both butt naked, banging on the bathroom floor.”

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