Sting is a busy man these days, out on the road with Peter Gabriel and working on a new solo album.
Earlier this week, the Police main man paid a visit to Jimmy Kimmel Live, where he performed the classic Next To You with the help of his backing band, the Bandoleros — and the song took on a decidedly different feel:
As Rolling Stone revealed, Sting is hard at work on a new album, 57th & 9th. It’s due out sometime this fall.
RS quotes Sting as saying of the record that,
“[57th & 9th is] rockier than anything I’ve done in a while. This record is a sort of omnibus of everything that I do, but the flagship seems to be this energetic thing. I’m very happy to put up the mast and see how it goes.”
Stay tuned for more details about Sting’s new record — and be sure to read our past interviews with his Police band mates Stewart Copeland (click here) and Andy Summers (click here) while you wait.
Sting’s remaining tour dates are listed below, as well: