25 Days Countdown: Day 13

September 20, 2011

The countdown continues with another exclusive Sting: 25 Years webisode premiere. In this clip, Sting discusses the creative process behind the albums …Nothing Like The Sun and The Soul Cages and reflects on how aspects of his childhood in Newcastle served as inspiration.

This is the second in a series of five videos we'll be premiering as part of the '25 Days' countdown. Please continue to visit at 11AM/EST daily, as we will soon be announcing details on the grand prize!


posted by strabismus
Let me seeeee. . . 60 years. So if Sting goes the full 125 years, which is quite probable, he isn't quite at the mid-point unless, of course, we consider a 5 year way point of wonder followed by another 60 years. As long as he doesn't pull some kind of Benjamin Button on us the future looks great. Thanks for all the fun and art Sting ! Ceee you on tour.
posted by stingchronicity
ahhh 25...............
This has been such a joy! Im not a techie really, and before this "Sting 25 Years" stuff I'd hardly ever posted a peep here on site. However, the fun of it all..25 years of our FAV ARTIST...,the joy, the strong emotions, & happiness we have all recieved from Stings music can all be celebrated here, and it has been a pleasure to read the dailys, try the contests, and catch up with all things Sting. So proud of him, and feel happy to be a FAN!!!
posted by salama
Timeless albums
Both Nothing Like The Sun and The Soul Cages are timeless albums, which touch the soul and make me think & reflect about life... Wouldn't like to live without these songs. Thank you Sting!
posted by anke65
The Soul Cages
Sting is a very beautiful and profound CD succeeded. With this, for me new knowledge about the origins of the songs, I see the CD now from a different perspective. Losing someone is always bad, and tragic. How we react and deal depends on the circumstances. Sting has found a way for themselves to process his grief and accept. A good friend told us a nice set: If I die, grieving. But not too long, because life is too beautiful and too short. I'm in your thoughts always with you. I think at this rate we should remind ourselves again in a funeral, it helps to overcome the loss.
posted by annette17
My Fave album
It warmed my heart to hear Sting say that The Soul Cages is his least understood album. I get it, I get how painful it was for him to make it. For me the subtlety and the contrast of the dark and the light, shows both sorrow and hope. I lost my Mum in 1991 so for me it is very poignant.
posted by mongirette
The Soul Cages
waoh! I sudenly feel sad! I lost my father 9 years ago and I can understand what Sting feels! The Soul cages is definitely my favourite album !
posted by lnjp
all this time....
always a pleasure to hear and see Sting....
posted by
sting 25 years
ah the memories of some great sting moments! i hope sometime in the near future we can hear sting making a new pop/rock album, although in todays market it would be difficult for sure. but here's hoping...
posted by iek
The Grand Prize
What will that be? Tickets for his birthday party? The box set Sting 25 years?
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Sep 19, 2011
Sting's fifth studio album, 'Mercury Falling', was also recorded at the 16th century manor house in England known as Lake House. The album begins and ends with the words "mercury falling" and Sting has said that the symbolism of mercury is still prevalent in his music today. Answer the following trivia question for the chance to win an autographed copy of the album!
Sep 18, 2011
In 1992, Sting moved himself and his family to a 16th century manor house in the English countryside and recorded the album 'Ten Summoner's Tales'. Answer the following trivia question for the chance to win an autographed copy of the album!