17-time Grammy Award winner STING will release a new album, entitled Duets, on March 19. The collection compiles some of his most celebrated collaborations from throughout his illustrious career including those with Mary J. Blige, Herbie Hancock, Eric Clapton, Annie Lennox, Charles Aznavour, Zucchero, Mylène Farmer, Shaggy, Melody Gardot, Gashi and more (full tracklisting included below). Fans can pre-order this special collection – which includes liner notes penned by Sting -now via: https://sting.lnk.to/Duets. A limited edition with autographed cover art is available for pre-order at the official store within this pre-sale link as well.

 

Originally recorded as the theme song for the 2005 Japanese movie Ashura, “My Funny Valentine” with Herbie Hancock will be released worldwide on March 11 via all DSP platforms.

 

To accompany the Duets album, a new interactive website will launch on March 2 as a visual companion piece detailing each track with photo-visual content and new video commentary from Sting. Available in multiple languages (English, French, Italian, German, Spanish, Polish and Japanese), the website chronologically explores his new album with a musical journey spanning from 1992 to the present. Fans are invited to travel along the timeline for the story behind each duet, check out new interviews with Sting musing on these collaborations and share their own memories of each song with other fans around the world. Visit: https://sting.lnk.to/DuetsTimeline

 

Also, to celebrate his forthcoming album, Sting is releasing a special digital single of a brand-new duet with African artist, Shirazee entitled “Englishman/African in New York.” This new version was inspired by Shirazee’s remake of Sting’s classic hit which the music icon describes as a “message of positivity and hope in these dark times” and will be accompanied by a new music video.

 

Duets was Executive Produced and A&R’d by Guénaël “GG” Geay & Martin Kierszenbaum and mixed by 4-time Grammy Award winner Robert Orton, with all songs mastered by Gene Grimaldi at Oasis Mastering, Los Angeles, United States.

 

Sting is managed by the Cherrytree Music Company.

 

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DUETS Track Listing:

 

Standard CD

1. Little Something with Melody Gardot

2. It’s Probably Me with Eric Clapton

3. Stolen Car with Mylène Farmer

4. Desert Rose with Cheb Mami

5. Rise & Fall with Craig David

6. Whenever I Say Your Name with Mary J. Blige

7. Don’t Make Me Wait with Shaggy

8. Reste with GIMS

9. We’ll Be Together with Annie Lennox

10. L’amour C’est Comme Un Jour with Charles Aznavour

11. My Funny Valentine with Herbie Hancock

12. Fragile with Julio Iglesias

13. Mama with Gashi

14. September with Zucchero

15. Practical Arrangement with Jo Lawry

16. None Of Us Are Free with Sam Moore

17. In The Wee Small Hours Of The Morning with Chris Botti

 

VINYL LP – Side 1

A1. Little Something with Melody Gardot

A2. It’s Probably Me with Eric Clapton

A3. Stolen Car with Mylène Farmer

A4. Desert Rose with Cheb Mami

 

B1. Rise & Fall with Craig David

B2. Whenever I Say Your Name with Mary J. Blige

B3. Don’t Make Me Wait with Shaggy

B4. Reste with GIMS

 

VINYL LP – Side 2

 

A1. We’ll Be Together with Annie Lennox

A2. L’amour C’est Comme Un Jour with Charles Aznavour

A3. My Funny Valentine with Herbie Hancock

A4. Fragile with Julio Iglesias

 

B1. Mama with Gashi

B2. September with Zucchero

B3. Practical Arrangement with Jo Lawry

B4. None Of Us Are Free with Sam Moore

B5. In The Wee Small Hours Of The Morning with Chris Botti

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