Sting - Sondz

Overview

Gordon Matthew Thomas Sumner (born 2 October 1951), known as Sting, is an English musician, singer, songwriter and actor. He was the frontman, songwriter and bassist for new wave rock band the Police from 1977 to their breakup in 1986. He launched a solo career in 1985 and has included elements of rock, jazz, reggae, classical, new-age, and worldbeat in his music.

As a solo musician and a member of the Police, Sting has received 17 Grammy Awards: he won Song of the Year for "Every Breath You Take", three Brit Awards, including Best British Male Artist in 1994 and Outstanding Contribution in 2002, a Golden Globe, an Emmy and four nominations for the Academy Award for Best Original Song. In 2019, he received a BMI Award for "Every Breath You Take" becoming the most-played song in radio history. In 2002, Sting received the Ivor Novello Award for Lifetime Achievement from the British Academy of Songwriters, Composers and Authors and w...

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Collaborators

NameRole(s)
Hugh Padgham
Hugh PadghamProducerEngineerMixProducer (co)Remixer
Simon Osborne
Simon OsborneEngineerMixRecordingProducer (co)Engineer (additional)Mix (assistant)Producer
Neil Dorfsman
Neil DorfsmanProducerMix
Pete Smith
Pete SmithProducerEngineerMixRecording
Edin Karamazov
Edin KaramazovCreditLuteArranger
Donal Hodgson
Donal HodgsonEngineerProgramming
Sting International
Sting InternationalInstrumentProducerBass guitarEffectsDrums (drum set)PercussionMixBackground vocalsKeyboardGuitar
Jim Scott
Jim ScottEngineerMix
The Police
The PoliceCreditProducerArranger
Kipper
KipperProducer