11.13.07 The Police Tour: Philadelphia Concert Postponed


Live Nation announced today that The Police concert scheduled for Wednesday, November 14 at the Wachovia Center in Philadelphia has been postponed due to the illness of lead singer Sting. The singer is suffering from the flu and doctors have advised him to rest. A rescheduling announcement will be made as soon as information is available.
Sting is a rock icon who wants to save the rainforest. But how does he square his green credentials with his seven homes? Taking a break at the one in Malibu during his world tour with the reformed Police he talks about lyrics, politics and the cook who took him to court...
Actually Roxanne, I like the red light: Sting is a rock icon who wants to save the rainforest. But how does he square his green credentials with his seven homes? Taking a break at the one in Malibu during his world tour with the reformed Police he talks about lyrics, politics and the cook who took him to court. You can take the man out of Newcastle but you can't, in this case, take Newcastle out of the man. Gordon Sumner - nicknamed Sting by his Geordie mates because of his adolescent fondness for yellow and black stripy jumpers - is resting up in his Malibu oceanfront house. In a few days he will fly to New York where his recently reunited band, the Police, will soon start the second leg of their box-office-busting American tour...
Sting is pining for the grey skies of Blighty - "Whenever I'm away from home for any length of time I really miss the rain." Cool customer that he is, he's been none too impressed either with the panicked reaction of Alist neighbours such as Tom Cruise and Pamela Anderson to the Californian bush fires. "A few cars caught fire on the Pacific highway after the wind brought down some power lines. But the main danger to people around here was that they were running out of champagne.
Members can check out the latest video clips from the tour in the Virtual Ticket section of the site. The latest clips are from Sting's birthday in Turin last month as we catch up with him backstage and thanking fan club members for his birthday messages...
A third date in Japan has been announced today at the Tokyo Dome on February 14. The fan club presale for this show will start on November 5 at 6pm JST...
Sting appeared on NBC's 'Today' show on October 30 ahead of the opening show of The Police's return to the United States at Madison Square Garden to discuss the release of his new book 'Lyrics'. For those of you that missed the interview here is a trasncript...