Sting: The Complete Studio Collection to be released June 9th

A&M / Interscope Records / Deutsche Grammophon are honored to announce the release of The Complete Studio Collection on June 9th. Encompassing the entirety of Sting’s illustrious solo studio album catalogue on 180 gram heavyweight vinyl – from his 1985 debut album The Dream Of The Blue Turtles through to the latest 57th & 9th – The Complete Studio Collection is the first ever complete anthology of Sting’s unparalleled solo career.

Following the release of the now sold out The Studio Collection box set via A&M / Interscope Records, The Complete Studio Collection includes all of the A&M / Interscope Records catalogue plus his Deutsche Grammophon discography – Songs From The Labyrinth (2006), If On A Winter’s Night… (2009) and Symphonicities (2010) – in addition to his new album 57th & 9th; bringing together all 12 solo studio albums for the very first time.

For fans who purchased the original The Studio Collection box set, a separate bundle has been specially created entitled The Studio Collection: Volume II that contains the 4 newly added albums – Songs From The Labyrinth, If On A Winter’s Night…, Symphonicities and 57th & 9th – with space within the set for all of the remaining albums to create The Complete Studio Collection.

All of the included catalogue LPs are presented in meticulous reproductions of their original artwork with new vinyl masters cut at the world-renowned Abbey Road Studios to ensure the highest possible audio quality throughout.

The Complete Studio Collection highlights the incredible full range of Sting’s seminal songwriting, inimitable storytelling, and awe-inspiring arrangements through a myriad of musical styles. From the jazz-infused politically-charged The Dream Of The Blue Turtles to the deft pop songcraft of …Nothing Like The Sun, the globetrotting Brand New Day to the evocative electronica of Sacred Love, through to the exploration of complex classical forms in Songs From The Labyrinth, expanding in magnitude and concept on  If On A Winter’s Night…, and further developing into the genre-melding orchestral expanse Symphonicities, before finally culminating in the triumphant return to pop/rock on 57th & 9th; The Complete Studio Collection showcases all facets of the ever-evolving and truly inspirational artistry of Sting.

Sting will also be awarded the 2017 Polar Music Prize, which celebrates the power and importance of music and is given to individuals, groups or institutions for international recognition of excellence in the world of music. The Polar Music Prize ceremony is on June 15th in Stockholm, Sweden in the presence of the Swedish Royal Family.

THE COMPLETE STUDIO COLLECTION – TRACKLISTING:
THE DREAM OF THE BLUE TURTLES (Original Release: 1985)
Side A:
1.     If You Love Somebody Set Them Free
2.     Love Is The Seventh Wave
3.     Russians
4.     Children’s Crusade
5.     Shadows In The Rain
Side B:
6.     We Work The Black Seam
7.     Consider Me Gone
8.     The Dream Of The Blue Turtles
9.     Moon Over Bourbon Street
10.  Fortress Around Your Heart

…NOTHING LIKE THE SUN (Original Release: 1987)
Side A:
1.     The Lazarus Heart
2.     Be Still My Beating Heart
3.     Englishman In New York
Side B:
4.     History Will Teach Us Nothing
5.     They Dance Alone (Cueca Solo)
6.     Fragile
Side C:
7.     We’ll Be Together
8.     Straight To My Heart
9.     Rock Steady
Side D:
10.  Sister Moon
11.  Little Wing
12.  The Secret Marriage

THE SOUL CAGES (Original Release: 1991)
Side A:
1.     Island Of Souls
2.     All This Time
3.     Mad About You
4.     Jeremiah Blues (Part 1)
5.     Why Should I Cry For You?
Side B:
6.     Saint Agnes And The Burning Train
7.     The Wild Wild Sea
8.     The Soul Cages
9.     When The Angels Fall

TEN SUMMONER’S TALES (Original Release: 1993)
Side A:
1.     If I Ever Lose My Faith In You
2.     Love Is Stronger Than Justice (The Munificent Seven)
3.     Fields Of Gold
4.     Heavy Cloud No Rain
5.     She’s Too Good For Me
6.     Seven Days
Side B:
7.     Saint Augustine In Hell
8.     It’s Probably Me
9.     Shape Of My Heart
10.  Something The Boy Said
11.  Epilogue (Nothing ‘Bout Me)

MERCURY FALLING (Original Release: 1996)
Side A:
1.     The Hounds Of Winter
2.     I Hung My Head
3.     Let Your Soul Be Your Pilot
4.     I Was Brought To My Senses
5.     You Still Touch Me
Side B:
6.     I’m So Happy I Can’t Stop Crying
7.     All Four Seasons
8.     Twenty Five To Midnight
9.     La Belle Dame Sans Regrets
10.  Valparaiso
11.  Lithium Sunset

BRAND NEW DAY (Original Release: 1999)
Side A:
1.     A Thousand Years
2.     Desert Rose (feat. Cheb Mami)
3.     Big Lie Small World
Side B:
4.     After The Rain Has Fallen
5.     Perfect Love…Gone Wrong
Side C:
6.     Tomorrow We’ll See
7.     Prelude To The End Of The Game
8.     Fill Her Up
Side D:
9.     Ghost Story
10.  Brand New Day

SACRED LOVE (Original Release: 2003)
Side A:
1.     Inside
2.     Send Your Love (feat. Vicente Amigo)
3.     Whenever I Say Your Name (feat. Mary J. Blige)
Side B:
4.     Dead Man’s Rope
5.     Never Coming Home
6.     Stolen Car (Take Me Dancing)
Side C:
7.     Forget About The Future
8.     This War
9.     The Book Of My Life (feat. Anoushka Shankar)
Side D:
10.  Sacred Love
11.  Send Your Love (Dave Audé Remix)

SONGS FROM THE LABYRINTH (Original Release: 2006)
Side A:
1.     Walsingham
2.     Can She Excuse My Wrongs? [First Booke of Songes, 1597 – Arr. E.H.Fellowes]
3.     “Ryght Honorable: As I Have Bin Most Bounde Unto Your Honor…”
4.     Flow My Tears
5.     Have You Seen The Bright Lily Grow
6.     “…Then In Time Passing One Mr. Johnson Died…”
7.     The Most High And Mighty Christianus The Fourth, King Of Denmark, His Galliard
8.     The Lowest Trees Have Tops
9.     “…And Accordinge As I Desired Ther Cam A Letter To Me Out Of Germany…”
10.  Fine Knacks For Ladies
11.  “…From Thence I Went To The Landgrave Of Hessen…”
12.  Fantasy
Side B:
13.  Come Heavy Sleep
14.  Forlorn Hope Fancy
15.  “…And From Thence I Had Great Desire To See Italy…”
16.  Come Again
17.  Wilt Thou Unkind Thus Reave Me
18.  “…After My Departure I Caled To Mynde Our Conference…”
19.  Weep You No More, Sad Fountains
20.  My Lord Willoughby’s Welcome Home
21.  Clear Or Cloudy
22.  “…Men Say That The Kinge Of Spain Is Making Gret Preparation…”
23.  In Darkness Let Me Dwell

IF ON A WINTER’S NIGHT… (Original Release: 2009)
Side A:
1.     Gabriel’s Message
2.     Soul Cake
3.     There Is No Rose Of Such Virtue
4.     The Snow It Melts The Soonest
5.     Christmas At Sea
6.     Lo How A Rose E’er Blooming
7.     Cold Song
Side B:
8.     The Burning Babe
9.     Now Winter Comes Slowly
10.  The Hounds Of Winter
11.  Balulalow
12.  Cherry Tree Carol
13.  Lullaby For An Anxious Child
14.  Hurdy Gurdy Man
15.  You Only Cross My Mind In Winter

SYMPHONICITIES (Original Release: 2010)
Side A:
1.     Next To You
2.     Englishman In New York
3.     Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic
Side B:
4.     I Hung My Head
5.     You Will Be My Ain True Love
6.     Roxanne
Side C:
7.     When We Dance
8.     The End Of The Game
9.     I Burn For You
Side D:
10.  We Work The Black Seam
11.  She’s Too Good For Me
12.  The Pirate’s Bride
13.  Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic (Bronx Street Fair Mix)

THE LAST SHIP (Original Release: 2013)
Side A:
1.     The Last Ship
2.     Dead Man’s Boots
3.     And Yet
4.     August Winds
5.     Language Of Birds
6.     Practical Arrangement
Side B:
7.     The Night The Pugilist Learned How To Dance
8.     Ballad Of The Great Eastern
9.     What Have We Got? (feat. Jimmy Nail)
10.  I Love Her But She Loves Someone Else
11.  So To Speak (feat. Becky Unthank)
12.  The Last Ship (Reprise)

57TH & 9TH (Original Release: 2016)
Side A:
1.     I Can’t Stop Thinking About You
2.     50,000
3.     Down, Down, Down
4.     One Fine Day
5.     Pretty Young Soldier
Side B:
6.     Petrol Head
7.     Heading South On The Great North Road
8.     If You Can’t Love Me
9.     Inshallah
10.  The Empty Chair