ON THIS DAY...
2019: Sting opened his My Songs tour with a performance at La Seine Musical in Paris, France.
2017: Sting performed at the Indoor Stadium in Singapore.
2008: The Police performed at the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles, USA.
2007: The Police performed at GM Place in Vancouver, Canada.
2004: Sting performed at the Olympia Theatre in Paris, France.
2002: Sting appeared at the 'Pavarotti and Friends' concert at Parco Novi Sad in Modena, Italy where he performed 'Until' and duetted with Pavarotti on 'When We Dance'.
2000: Sting performed at the Plaza de Toros in Granada, Spain.
1998: Sting collected an Ivor Novello award for most performed work of 1997, for 'I'll Be Missing You'/'Every Breath You Take'.
1996: Sting performed at the Schleyerhalle in Stuttgart, Germany.
1993: Sting performed at Chastain Park in Atlanta, USA.
1991: Sting performed at the Stadio Cava in Florence, Italy.
1988: Sting performed at the Rockodromo in Madrid, Spain.
1985: Sting performed at the Mogador Theatre in Paris, France.
1977: The Police, joined by Mike Howlett, play as Strontium 90 in a large tent at the Gong Reunion at The Circus Hippodrome in Paris, France.
“I'm famous for couplets that are a bit dodgy. It's called feminine rhyme and it's used for humorous purposes. I'm often lambasted for rhyming ‘shake and cough' with ‘Nabokov' (The Police's Don't Stand So Close To Me), which amuses me."