09.19.11 Sting.com 25 Days Countdown: 14 Days


Sting's fifth studio album, 'Mercury Falling', was also recorded at the 16th century manor house in England known as Lake House. The album begins and ends with the words "mercury falling" and Sting has said that the symbolism of mercury is still prevalent in his music today.

On which song from 'Mercury Falling' does Sting's former bandmate Gerry Richardson play?

Please submit your answer using the form below by 11AM/EST tomorrow. Each correct response will be entered into a drawing and a winner will be selected, at random, and announced during the next day's post. Please note, each member may only enter once.


This contest has now closed. The winner was Mickael Cohen who correctly answered Let Your Soul Be Your Pilot.
In 1992, Sting moved himself and his family to a 16th century manor house in the English countryside and recorded the album 'Ten Summoner's Tales'. Answer the following trivia question for the chance to win an autographed copy of the album!
Sting has published two books. 'Broken Music', his memoir published in 2003, spent 13 weeks on the New York Times Best Sellers list. 'Lyrics', published in 2007, is a collection of lyrics spanning his career. An accomplished author, Sting also enjoys reading a diverse range of books, from fiction to nonfiction, historical to contemporary literature. Leave a comment below telling us about your favorite book and why would you recommend it to Sting?

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Today on Day 17 of our countdown, we have an autographed copy of The Soul Cages to giveaway to our lucky winner. Many fans tell us that The Soul Cages is their favourite Sting album - a mix of enduring songs, Northern folklore and the sound of Kathryn Tickell's signature Northumbrian Pipes seem to combine to provide a truly unforgettable album. Now is your chance to win a copy of the album signed by Sting!
Due to overwhelming demand, a second concert has just been added at The Wiltern in Los Angeles on November 29 on Sting's Back to Bass Tour. Tickets for the previously announced performance on November 28th and for the newly confirmed concert on the 29th will go on sale Monday, Sept. 19th at 10AM (local time) at Ticketmaster.com and livenation.com. The fan club presale will begin at 10AM (local time) tomorrow, Friday, September 15. Legacy Fan Club members will be given a one hour advance window at the start of the presale, followed by a presale to all members beginning at 11AM (local time). Tickets will go on sale to the public on Monday, September 19 at 10AM (local time)...

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MSN and Sting.com are pleased to bring you this exclusive Sting: 25 Years webisode. In this video, Sting reflects on the beginning of his solo career and discusses the making of The Dream Of The Blue Turtles. This is the first in a series of five clips we'll be premiering as part of the Sting.com '25 Days' countdown...

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