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.


  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