STING: BACK TO BASS
The Police were formed in 1977 and quickly rose to fame after the release of their first single, "Roxanne." The Police's next two albums would also yield smash hit singles written by Sting, including "Message In a Bottle", "Don't Stand So Close to Me", and "De Do Do Do, De Da Da Da." It was during this time that The Police performed voluminous tour dates around the world that brought them international fame. By the time The Police dissolved in 1986, Sting's first solo album, The Dream of Blue Turtles, had already gone triple platinum and won a Grammy, leading to the artist's first ever, solo tour dates. Sting continued to release albums that bridged generational gaps, including Brand New Day in 1999, which quickly went triple platinum and earned the artist three Grammys.
Sting is currently finishing up 2011 tour dates for his Symphonicity Tour, which concludes at the end of July. Fans in Italy and France will enjoy classical arrangements of Sting's hit singles as the singer is assisted by a full orchestral backing. With so few 2011 tour dates left for this music icon, fans should buy their tickets quickly.