Wednesday, October 5, 2011

Sting celebrated his anniversary with charity concert.

       In New York there was a concert dedicated to 60th anniversary of Sting and the 25th anniversary of the start of his solo stage career, reports Rolling Stone. The charity event was held on Sunday, October 2. All money from tickets sales will go to fighting with poverty.

       In the anniversary event took part about twenty artists. Among those who took the stage to congratulate Sting were Billy Joel, Bruce Springsteen, Lady Gaga, Stevie Wonder, Rufus Wainwright, Mary J. Blige, will.i.am., Herbie Hancock and many others. During the concert the musicians, invited to the festival, performed cover versions of songs by Sting and The Police.

       During the concert Sting was very cheerful and seemed happy with what was happening. According to the singer, the fact that he was 60 years old, does not bother him. "I feel quite comfortable. I always felt kind of like the old" - said Sting.

       Sting's first solo album was released in 1985. The album "The Dream of the Blue Turtles" won third place in the UK charts and went double "Platinum" in the UK. Latest studio work by Sting is "Symphonicities" 2010.

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