Sting is set to release a new live album My Songs: Live digitally on 8 November through Cherrytree/A&M/Interscope Records. The new recording contains 11 new live tracks from Sting’s most celebrated compositions throughout his illustrious career, recorded during the ‘My Songs’ World Tour.
Accompanied by a dynamic rock ensemble including Dominic Miller (guitar), Josh Freese (drums), Rufus Miller (guitar), Kevon Webster (keyboards), Shane Sager (harmonica), and Gene Noble & Melissa Musique (backing vocalists), Sting’s My Songs World Tour resumes this month in Asia followed by additional performances in Europe and the US. Visit the artist’s official website for a complete tour itinerary and tickets
My Songs was mixed by four-time Grammy Award winner Robert Orton (Lana Del Rey, Mumford & Sons) and the bonus live album was mixed by Grammy Award winner, Tony Lake (Sting, Shaggy).
Next year, Sting will headline a Las Vegas residency, also entitled ‘My Songs’, set to open at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace on Friday, 22 May 2020. Joined by his touring band members, the show will present a compendium of Sting’s most beloved songs spanning his prolific career with compelling visual references to some of his most iconic videos and inspirations.
As one of the world’s most distinctive solo artists, Sting has received an additional 11 Grammy Awards, two Brits, a Golden Globe, an Emmy, four Oscar nominations (including 2017’s nomination for ‘The Empty Chair’ from Jim: The James Foley Story), a Tony nomination, Billboard Magazine’s Century Award, and MusiCares 2004 Person of the Year.
Also a member of the Songwriters Hall of Fame, Sting has received the Kennedy Center Honors, The American Music Award of Merit and The Polar Music Prize. The iconic singer-songwriter has also been awarded Honorary Doctorates of Music by the University of Northumbria (1992), Berklee College of Music (1994), University of Newcastle upon Tyne (2006) and Brown University at its 250th Commencement ceremony (2018).