Off The Record Conversation with Sting

Off The Record Conversation with Sting

Sting is an English musician, singer, songwriter, and actor. Born as Gordon Matthew Thomas Sumner He was the lead singer, bassist and main song writer for the rock band the Police. During his career with The Police, and his solo career (which started in 1985) Sting wrote and performed hits that were a blend of rock, reggae, ska, and other forms of world music.

Sting has earned 17 Grammy Awards including the coveted Song of the Year for “Every Breath You Take.” His trophy case also includes three Brit Awards, a Golden Globe, an Emmy and four nominations for the Academy Award for Best Original Song.

In 2019 BMI recognized Sting’s “Every Breath You Take” as the most played song in radio history. After receiving a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for recording, The Police were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

In 2003, Sting received a CBE from Elizabeth II at Buckingham Palace for services to music. Over his monumental career, he as sold over 100 million records.

Here is an Off The Record Conversation with Legendary Singer Songwriter Sting and Joe Smith.


courtesy of the Library of Congress

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