This summer, Sting will release a collection of re-imagined versions of songs from his vast catalog of music. The news comes from the Police front man‘s website, which offered up a new take on 1998’s “Brand New Day” as a preview:
More, from his site:
Sting’s decision to rework the song 20 years after the fact was prompted by his desire to encourage a feeling of hope and unity as the new year began. And “Brand New Day” is just the first of several well-known tunes that Sting will be revisiting on his upcoming My Songs tour, which kicks off June 1 in Europe.
And for reference’s sake, here’s the original version of “Brand New Day”:
As for the My Songs tour mentioned above, the full schedule of dates is up at Sting’s official site, with the following as a promise of what fans might expect: