CD Review: Sting

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Sting
25 Years

Cherrytree/A&M/UME
By David Chiu

Sting has come a long way from the early punk and art rock sound that he forged as a member of the Police. His music as a solo artist has certainly matured from that first phase of his career, embracing along the way jazz, R&B, world, dance-electronic, and singer-songwriter pop. 25 Years is a new 3-CD collection that spans his solo career from 1985’s The Dream of the Blue Turtles through last year’s Symphonicities. The result is a consistent and successful body of work that has lasted far longer than’ the Police’s brief output. Continue reading “CD Review: Sting”