25 Years

25 Years

by Sting

Cherrytree/A&M Records is pleased to release Sting: 25 Years, a definitive box set collection. Featuring three CDs comprised of 45 remastered tracks personally curated by Sting, a previously unreleased live concert DVD, and a comprehensive hardcover book, this retrospective captures for the first time both the highlights and rarities of Sting’s enduring solo…  See more details below


Cherrytree/A&M Records is pleased to release Sting: 25 Years, a definitive box set collection. Featuring three CDs comprised of 45 remastered tracks personally curated by Sting, a previously unreleased live concert DVD, and a comprehensive hardcover book, this retrospective captures for the first time both the highlights and rarities of Sting’s enduring solo career.

This collection contains selections spanning his entire solo catalog, from his 1985 debut album, The Dream Of The Blue Turtles, to his latest release, Live in Berlin. Highlights include all of Sting’s top 40 hits as well as Grammy® winners "Brand New Day," "The Soul Cages," "If I Ever Lose My Faith In You," and "Whenever I Say Your Name," featuring Mary J. Blige.

Sting: 25 Years was produced by Rob Mathes and executive produced by Sting’s longtime manager, Kathryn Schenker. The box set also contains nine songs remixed by Robert Orton and Steve Fitzmaurice exclusively for this collection.

Rough, Raw & Unreleased: Live At Irving Plaza, the previously unreleased live concert DVD, features 10 tracks culled from newly unearthed raw performance footage filmed in New York City on the final night of Sting’s U.S. 'Broken Music' tour in 2005.

The discs are housed in a beautiful, lavish hardcover book containing intimate and rare photos from world-renowned photographers, complete lyrics, personal commentary, and a newly written introduction by Sting.

Richly diverse in musical content and visually captivating, Sting: 25 Years is a compelling tribute to the restless spirit of an artist who continues to evolve and explore new musical territory. From the Label

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Disc 1

  1. If You Love Somebody Set Them Free
  2. Love Is the Seventh Wave
  3. Consider Me Gone
  4. Moon Over Bourbon Street
  5. Fortress Around Your Heart
  6. Bring on the Night
  7. Driven to Tears
  8. I Burn for You
  9. Be Still My Beating Heart
  10. They Dance Alone
  11. Englishman in New York
  12. Fragile
  13. We'll Be Together
  14. Sister Moon
  15. Secret Marriage

Disc 2

  1. All This Time
  2. Mad About You
  3. Why Should I Cry for You?
  4. The Soul Cages
  5. When the Angels Fall
  6. If I Ever Lose My Faith in You
  7. Fields of Gold
  8. Seven Days
  9. It's Probably Me
  10. Shape of My Heart
  11. When We Dance
  12. I Hung My Head  -  Memphis Horns
  13. I Was Brought to My Senses
  14. You Still Touch Me  -  Memphis Horns
  15. I'm So Happy I Can't Stop Crying

Disc 3

  1. A Thousand Years
  2. Desert Rose
  3. Ghost Story
  4. Brand New Day
  5. Send Your Love
  6. Whenever I Say Your Name
  7. Stolen Car (Take Me Dancing)
  8. Soul Cake
  9. The Hounds of Winter
  10. Next to You  -  New York Chamber Consort
  11. We Work the Black Seam
  12. The Pirate's Bride  -  New York Chamber Consort
  13. Never Coming Home
  14. Russians  -  Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra
  15. The End of the Game  -  Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra

Disc 4

  1. Message in a Bottle
  2. Demolition Man
  3. Synchronicity II
  4. Driven to Tears
  5. Heavy Cloud, No Rain
  6. A Day in the Life
  7. Voices Inside My Head/When the World Is Running Down
  8. Roxanne
  9. Next to You
  10. Lithium Sunset

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Album Credits

Performance Credits

Sting   Primary Artist,Bass,Guitar,Harmonica,Mandolin,Percussion,Keyboards,Saxophone,Vocals,Background Vocals,Synclavier,Turkish Clarinet,Guitar (Nylon String),Roland VG8
Kathryn Tickell   Fiddle,Violin,Northumbrian Smallpipes
Cheb Mami   Vocals
David Peel   Horn
Andy Summers   Guitar
Vesta   Background Vocals
Omar Hakim   Drums
Kenny Kirkland   Keyboards
Jason Rebello   Clavinet
Larry Adler   Chromatic Harmonica
David Sancious   Organ,Keyboards
Lance Ellington   Vocals,Background Vocals
Renee Geyer   Background Vocals
Darryl Tookes   Background Vocals
Vaneese Thomas   Background Vocals
John Clark   Horn
Shirley Lewis   Vocals
Tawatha Agee   Background Vocals
Cyro Baptista   Percussion
Guy Barker   Trumpet
Bashiri Johnson   Percussion
Don Blackman   Hammond Organ
Mary J. Blige   Vocals
Joe Bonadio   Percussion
Mino Cinelu   Percussion,Vocoder
Vinnie Colaiuta   Drums
B.J. Cole   Pedal Steel Guitar
Ira Coleman   Bass
David Finck   Acoustic Bass
Shane Fontayne   Guitar
Josh Freese   Drums
Chris Gekker   Trumpet
Eddy Grant   Conga
Gerald Gregory   Concert Master
Jerry Grossman   Cello
Joyce Hammann   Violin
Wayne Jackson   Trumpet
Birch Johnson   Trombone
Darryl Jones   Bass
Manu Katché   Drums
Kipper   Drums,Keyboards,Vocals
Maria Kitsopoulos   Cello
Andrew Love   Saxophone
David Mansfield   Mandolin
Branford Marsalis   Percussion,Saxophone,Spoken Word
Rob Mathes   Piano,Conductor
Dominic Miller   Acoustic Guitar,Electric Guitar
Kathleen Nester   Flute
Andy Newmark   Drums
Frank Opolko   Trombone
Suzanne Ornstein   Violin
Dean Parks   Guitar,Mandolin
Janice Pendarvis   Background Vocals
Marcus Rojas   Tuba
Laura Seaton   Violin
Tony Walters   Vocals
Stevie Wonder   Harmonica
Shelley Woodworth   Oboe,Soloist
Lisa Fisher   Vocals
Jim Hynes   Trumpet
Ken Helman   Piano
Donna Gardier   Background Vocals
David Hartley   Hammond Organ
Jeff Kievit   Trumpet
Sameh Catalan   Strings
Vincent Segal   Cello
Rob Shaw   Violin
Steven Mercurio   Conductor
East London Gospel Choir   Vocals
Larry Di Bello   Horn
Chris Dudley   Trombone
Sharon Yamada   Violin
Robert Rinehart   Viola
Daniel Panner   Viola
Monica Reid-Price   Vocals
Bijan Chemirani   Percussion
Farhat Bouallagui   Conductor
Lisa Kim   Concert Master
David Cossin   Percussion
Julian Sutton   Melodeon
Joy Rose   Background Vocals
Ken Williams   Background Vocals
Moulay Ahmed   Strings
Dick Clark   Trombone
Vivek Kamath   Viola
Joe Sumner   Background Vocals
Salem Bnouni   Strings
Kouider Berkan   Strings
Rhani Krija   Percussion
James DeLa Garza   Trumpet
Sein Ryu   Violin
Webb Sisters   Background Vocals
Jeanine Wynton   Violin
Eva Burmeister   Violin
Becky Young   Viola
Jo Lawry   Vocals,Background Vocals
Annaliesa Place   Violin
Leslie Neish   Tuba
Peter Tickell   Violin
Alan Stepansky   Cello
Jeremy Turner   Cello
Jeff Nelson   Bass Trombone
Diva Goodfriend-Koven   Flute
Liz Lim-Dutton   Violin
Tom Carney   Violin
Althea Rodgers   Background Vocals
Barbara Allen   Harp
John Ellis   Bass Clarinet
Dennis Collins   Background Vocals
Dolette McDonald   Background Vocals
Marlon Saunders   Background Vocals
Theo Primus   Horn
Dylan Schwab   Trumpet
Chad Yarborough   Horn
Peter Bahng   Violin
Hyunju Lee   Violin
Joe Mendex   Background Vocals
Brent Madsen   Trumpet

Technical Credits

Hanns Eisler   Composer
Cheb Mami   Composer
Sting   Arranger,Composer,Lyricist,Producer
Michael Kamen   Composer
Bryan Loren   Producer
Peter Brandt   Engineer
Ed Cherney   Vocal Engineer
Eric Clapton   Composer
Dave Darlington   Engineer
Neil Dorfsman   Producer
Steve Fitzmaurice   Remixing
Clark Germain   Engineer
Efren Herrera   Engineer
Kipper   Composer,Programming,Producer,drum programming,Percussion Programming
Rob Mathes   Arranger,Producer
Dominic Miller   Composer
Dominic Muldowney   Arranger
Hugh Padgham   Producer,Engineer
Gerd Rautenbach   Engineer
Robert Sadin   Producer,String Arrangements
Elliot Scheiner   Engineer
Brian Scheuble   Engineer
Jim Scott   Engineer
Stone   Engineer
Noel Paul Stookey   Composer
Kim Turner   Producer,Engineer
Todd Whitelock   Engineer
Donal Hodgson   Programming,Engineer,Pro-Tools
Simon Osborne   Engineer
Scott Hull   Remastering
David Hartley   Choir Arrangement,Piano Arrangement
Pete Lewis   Engineer
Dave Audé   Remixing,Additional Production
Steve Genewick   Vocal Engineer
Farhat Bouallagui   String Arrangements
Robert Orton   Remixing
Tracy Batteast   Composer
Elena Mezzetti   Composer
Jonathan Allen   Engineer
Alex Venguer   Engineer
Pete Smith   Producer,Engineer
Kathryn Schenker   Executive Producer
Tracy Bufferd   Publicity
Tim Mitchell   Engineer
Gordon Sumner   Composer
Bruce Keene   Engineer
Andrew Bradfield   Engineer
Yves Jajaget   Engineer
Yves Jajager   Engineer

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