STING: THE BEST OF 25 YEARS To Be Released October 18, 2011

12 Remastered Tracks Spanning Sting's Solo Career Featuring Three Previously Unreleased Live Recordings

Sep 08, 2011, 08:00 ET from Universal Music Enterprises

NEW YORK, Sept. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cherrytree/A&M Records/Universal Music Group is pleased to announce STING: THE BEST OF 25 YEARS, slated for release on October 18, 2011. Featuring 12 remastered tracks, including several remixes and newly unearthed live recordings, selections for this compilation represent a diverse cross section of Sting's enduring solo career.

Highlights include the No. 1 hits "If You Love Somebody Set Them Free" and "All This Time," as well as Grammy® winners "If I Ever Lose My Faith In You" and "Whenever I Say Your Name" featuring Mary J. Blige. The CD also includes a new mix of "Never Coming Home" as well as previously unreleased live versions of "Message In A Bottle," "Demolition Man" and "Heavy Cloud No Rain" (full track listing included below).

STING: THE BEST OF 25 YEARS was produced by Rob Mathes and Executive Produced by Sting's longtime manager, Kathryn Schenker.

Also recently announced, Sting: 25 Years, the definitive box set, will be released on September 27, 2011. This consummate collection contains three comprehensive CDs personally curated by Sting, as well as a DVD, Rough, Raw & Unreleased: Live at Irving Plaza, featuring previously unreleased live concert footage filmed at New York City's Irving Plaza. The discs are housed in a beautiful, hardcover book containing rare photos, complete lyrics, and newly written commentary by Sting.

Embodying the highlights and rarities of his illustrious solo career, STING: THE BEST OF 25 YEARS and Sting: 25 Years (3 CD/1 DVD box set) celebrate the distinctive work of one of the world's most dynamic artists.

STING: THE BEST OF 25 YEARS

  1. If You Love Somebody Set Them Free
  2. We'll Be Together
  3. Fragile
  4. All This Time
  5. If I Ever Lose My Faith In You
  6. Fields Of Gold
  7. Desert Rose
  8. Whenever I Say Your Name
  9. Never Coming Home
  10. Message In A Bottle (Live)
  11. Demolition Man (Live)
  12. Heavy Cloud No Rain (Live)

SOURCE Universal Music Enterprises