On October 13, 1987.

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On October 13, 1987, “A&M” label released“…Nothing Like the Sun”, the second Sting studio album. It was recorded March–August, 1987,at the “Air Studios”, in Montserrat, and was  produced by Sting, Hugh Padgham, Bryan Loren and Neil Dorfsman.

Personnel:

  • Sting– lead vocals, bass guitar, guitar
  • Hiram Bullock– guitar
  • Andy Summers, Eric Clapton, Fareed Haque, Mark Knopfler– guitar
  • Gil Evans & His Orchestra
  • Ken Helman– piano
  • Kenny Kirkland– keyboards
  • Mark Egan– bass
  • Manu Katché– drums
  • Andy Newmark– drums
  • Kenwood Dennard– drums
  • Mino Cinelu– percussion, vocoder
  • Branford Marsalis– saxophone
  • Rubén Blades– spoken Spanish
  • Renée Geyer, Vesta Williams, Dollette McDonald, Janice Pendarvis – backing vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Sting, except where noted.

  1. The Lazarus Heart
  2. Be Still My Beating Heart
  3. Englishman in New York
  4. History Will Teach Us Nothing
  5. They Dance Alone
  6. Fragile
  7. We’ll Be Together
  8. Straight to My Heart
  9. Rock Steady
  10. Sister Moon
  11. Little Wing – Jimi Hendrix
  12. The Secret Marriage – Hanns Eisler, Sting

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