Sting and Edin perform on 'The Culture Show'...
October 01, 2006 
On September 30, Sting appeared on BBC2's 'The Culture Show' to premiere material from 'Songs From The Labyrinth'. He was interviewed by fellow North-Easterner Lauren Laverne and he and Edin Karamazov performed the duet 'La Rossignol' (The Nightingale) which is not on the album, and 'Come Again'.

To see some images from the show click below.


Sep 28, 2006

Renaissance Man - Sting in BBC Music Magazine

The October issue of the world's best-selling classicial music magazine - BBC Music Magazine - is in stores now and features Sting on the cover as well as an exclusive interview about his new album, 'Songs from the Labyrinth'. Here's a brief extract...
Sep 27, 2006


In 1982 I was performing at the Drury Lane Theatre in Covent Garden, as part of a variety show on behalf of Amnesty International. After the solo performance of one of my songs, the actor John Bird came to pay me a quiet compliment, and asked whether I'd ever heard the songs of John Dowland. I was forced to admit that, while I knew the name, and, vaguely, the fact that Dowland had been an Elizabethan/Jacobean composer, I knew little else. I thanked Mr. Bird for his compliment and was still intrigued enough the next day to seek out a collection of Dowland's songs performed by Peter Pears, with Julian Bream on lute. While I appreciated the melancholy beauty of this music, I couldn't quite see how it could ever be assimilated into the repertoire of an aspiring rock singer...