From songs by The Beatles to Rick Wakeman, Metallica to The Rolling Stones, uDiscover Music uncovers the best songs inspired by books.
From powerhouse belters to multi-octave vocalists with mind-boggling versatility, the best male rock singers have left their mark on music history.
Europe finally got its own MTV channel on 1 August 1987, opening with, what else, Dire Straits' 'Money For Nothing' video.
‘My Songs’ finds Sting redefining the songs that have defined his enduring career. We're giving away a copy of the album on double gatefold vinyl!
In an artistic about-turn that no one predicted, Sting confidently explored classical music across three albums that remain some of his most experimental.
The Tiny Desk concert series is a video series of live concerts hosted by NPR Music at the desk of All Songs Considered host Bob Boilen.
'Every Breath You Take' was the band's only No. 1 on the Hot 100, but it became America’s biggest song of the entire year.
The biggest song of 1983, ‘Every Breath You Take’ made Sting and The Police megastars and continues to cast an alluring spell over all who hear it.
Four mighty strings and 50 mighty players: the best bassists are the ones who carve out signature sounds and play as many memorable licks as the guitarists.
A phenomenon upon release, ‘Desert Rose’ was an inspired fusion of Algerian folk music and contemporary electronica that became a high-water mark for Sting.
Exploring relationships outside of “the property market of owning something”, ‘If You Love Somebody, Set Them Free’ was a joyous solo debut from Sting.
The Sodajerker team have previously released interviews with Rosanne Cash, Paul McCartney and Hozier among others.
When the album was released on 17 June 1983, little did their millions of fans know it would be their last studio LP.
“‘Demolition Man’ is the beast – he can’t help himself,” Sting said of a song recorded by everybody from Grace Jones to The Police.
Taking a stand against millennial anxieties, Sting’s ‘Brand New Day’ is suffused with an optimism that ensures the song’s continued relevance.