There has been no shortage of songs about the Moon, from romantic ballads to conspiracy theory-fuelled considerations and zeitgeist-capturing hits.
In an artistic about-turn that no one predicted, Sting confidently explored classical music across three albums that remain some of his most experimental.
'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 music festival never really went away. Headliners may come and go, but music lovers will always yearn to retreat to an open field with their favourite band – and 100,000 other...
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.
It emerged from just one island in the Caribbean, but reggae music has become a worldwide phenomenon – so pervasive that you might not even know it’s there.
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.
Starting with his solo debut, in 1985, Sting embarked on a six-year period with three solo albums that charted a remarkable artistic progression.
A small selection from the stunning archives of a truly great record label.
‘My Songs’ finds Sting redefining the songs that have defined his life. In his own words, we go track-by-track through his musical autobiography.
Sting took the stage to a standing ovation and performed an intimate, acoustic version of is classic hit, 'Every Breath You Take'.
The star says 'My Songs' is "my life in songs. Some of them reconstructed, some of them refitted, some of them reframed, but all of them with a contemporary focus.”
With ‘Warm Leatherette’, Grace Jones dragged the 70s into the 80s and defined the shape of the decade to come with a compelling take on new wave.