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Sting artist page: interviews, features and/or performances archived at NPR Music

Studio Sessions

Left to right: Aimee Mann, Sheryl Crow, Suzanne Vega.

January 23, 2012 Hear archival interviews with Bruce Cockburn, Sting, Sheryl Crow, Aimee Mann and Suzanne Vega.

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November 24, 2006 As a solo artist, Sting draws from jazz, classical and world musicians and instruments.

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Interviews & Profiles

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April 27, 2010 It's been more than 30 years since British school teacher Gordon Sumner reinvented himself as Sting.

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November 7, 2009 The singer's new album takes traditional songs from his native British Isles as its starting point.

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News

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September 19, 2006 A new collection assembles songs about the sea, women, drinking — and nasty crimes on the water.

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Reviews

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October 16, 2006 The Elizabethan lute music of John Dowland inspires Sting's new CD, Songs of the Labyrinth.

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More Stories

Clockwise from top left: U2, Neil Young, Weezer, Paula Cole.

May 3, 2011 This week: The All Songs crew looks at the moment it all went wrong, relived in vivid detail.

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NPR Artist Directory

Chopin

Frederic Chopin

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Gillian Welch

Gillian Welch

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Spoon

Spoon

Music, live concerts and interviews with the pop-rock band.

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Rodrigo y Gabriela

Rodrigo y Gabriela

Hear and watch exclusive performances from the guitar-playing Mexican duo.

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Bon Iver

Bon Iver

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Charles Mingus

Charles Mingus

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Emerson String Quartet

Emerson String Quartet

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Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan

Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan

NPR Music explores the life and voice of the passionate Qawwali singer.

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Wye Oak

Wye Oak

Exclusive performances from the pop duo from Baltimore.

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M.I.A.

M.I.A.

Music and news from the Sri Lanka-born hip-hop artist and producer.

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Arcade Fire

Arcade Fire

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Rogue's Gallery: Pirate Ballads, Sea Songs and Chanteys

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  • Album: Rogue's Gallery: Pirate Ballads, Sea Songs and Chanteys
  • Artist: Various Artists
  • Label: Anti
  • Released: 2006
 

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  • Album: Rogue's Gallery: Pirate Ballads, Sea Songs, & Chanteys
  • Artist: Various Artists
  • Label: Anti
  • Released: 2006
 

Sacred Love

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  • Album: Sacred Love
  • Artist: Sting
  • Label: A&M
  • Released: 2003
 

Songs from the Labyrinth

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  • Label: Deutsche Grammophon
  • Released: 2006
 

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If on a Winter's Night...

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  • Album: If on a Winter's Night...
  • Artist: Sting
  • Label: Decca/Deutsche Grammophon
  • Released: 2009