Sting discography

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For Sting's group recordings, see The Police discography.
Sting discography

Sting at the premiere of Moon, 2009
Releases
Studio albums 11
Live albums 4
Compilation albums 3
EPs 4
Singles 44
Soundtracks 7
Guest Appearances 1

The discography of British singer Sting.

Albums[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

Title Album details Peak chart positions Certifications
(sales thresholds)
UK
[1]
AUS
[2][3]
AUT
[4]
FRA
[5][6]
GER
[7]
NLD
[8]
NOR
[9]
SWE
[10]
SWI
[11]
US
[12]
The Dream of the Blue Turtles 3 1 13 4 4 1 4 5 6 2
...Nothing Like the Sun
  • Released: 13 October 1987
  • Label: A&M Records
1 5 3 3 4 3 2 7 3 9
The Soul Cages
  • Released: 22 January 1991
  • Label: A&M Records
1 3 3 7 1 1 2 4 1 2
Ten Summoner's Tales
  • Released: 9 March 1993
  • Label: A&M Records
2 9 1 2 2 5 3 10 3 2
Mercury Falling
  • Released: 12 March 1996
  • Label: A&M Records
4 14 1 35 2 3 4 2 1 5
Brand New Day
  • Released: 28 September 1999
  • Label: A&M Records
5 21 1 3 1 7 1 4 2 9
Sacred Love
  • Released: 30 September 2003
  • Label A&M Records
3 13 2 5 2 3 3 3 1 3
Songs from the Labyrinth 24 40 20 11 39 30 31 25
If on a Winter's Night...
  • Released: 27 October 2009
  • Label: Deutsche Grammophon
15 58 12 8 5 10 18 12 13 6
Symphonicities
  • Released: 13 July 2010
  • Label: Deutsche Grammophon
30 24 19 10 7 22 30 15 6
The Last Ship 14 39 8 10 3 6 3 12 9 13
"—" denotes releases that did not chart or was not released

Live albums[edit]

Title Album details Peak chart positions Certifications
UK
[1]
AUT
[4]
FRA
[5][6]
GER
[7]
NLD
[8]
NOR
[9]
NZL
[29]
SWE
[10]
SWI
[11]
US
[12]
Bring on the Night
  • Released: July 1986
  • Label: A&M Records
16 9 10 2 19 19 28 11
Acoustic Live in Newcastle
  • Released: November 1991
  • Label: A&M Records
...All This Time
  • Released: 20 November 2001
  • Label: A&M Records
3 10 7 5 12 17 21 29 10 32
The Journey and the Labyrinth
  • Released: 2007
  • Label: Deutsche Grammophon
Live in Berlin[31]
  • Released: 26 November 2010
  • Label: Deutsche Grammophon
180
[32]
22 79 13 37 40 7 51
"—" denotes releases that did not chart or not released to that country

Compilation albums[edit]

Title Album details Peak chart positions Certifications
UK
[1]
AUS
[2][3]
AUT
[4]
GER
[7]
NLD
[8]
NOR
[9]
NZL
[29]
SWE
[10]
SWI
[11]
US
[12]
Fields of Gold: The Best of Sting 1984–1994
  • Released: November 1994
  • Label: A&M Records
2 20 7 4 5 5 5 5 5 7
The Very Best of Sting & The Police
  • Released: November 1997
  • Label: A&M Records
1 22 4 18 17 5 26 17 46
At the Movies
  • Released: 1999
  • Label: A&M Records
  • Japan only
Brand New Day: The Remixes
  • Released: 2000
  • Label: A&M Records
  • Japan only
Songs of Love
  • Released: 2003
  • Label: A&M Records/Universal Special Markets
25 Years
  • Released: 26 September 2011
  • Label: A&M Records
The Best of 25 Years
  • Released: 24 October 2011
  • Label: A&M Records
27 29 32 16 4 13 50 104
"—" denotes releases that did not chart or not released to that country

Extended plays[edit]

Title EP details Peak chart positions
UK GER SWI US
Nada como el sol
  • Released: 16 February 1988
  • Label: A&M Records
18
Demolition Man
  • Released: 21 September 1993
  • Label: A&M Records
21 162
Five Live
  • Released: 1994
  • Label: A&M Records
  • Exclusive Australian release[38]
Live at TFI Friday EP
  • Released: 14 June 1996
  • Label: A&M Records
53
Still Be Love in the World
  • Released: 1 March 2001
  • Label: A&M Records
  • Format: Digital download, CD (sold exclusively in US Target stores for a limited time)

Singles[edit]

1980s[edit]

Title Year Peak chart positions Album
UK
[39]
FRA
[40]
GER
[41]
IRE
[42]
NET
[43]
SWI
[44]
US
[45]
"Spread a Little Happiness" 1982 16 16 Brimstone & Treacle (soundtrack)
"If You Love Somebody Set Them Free" 1985 26 23 15 38 3 The Dream of the Blue Turtles
"Love Is the Seventh Wave" 41 30 25 10 17
"Fortress Around Your Heart" 49 26 8
"Russians" 12 2 4 11 8 13 16
"Moon over Bourbon Street" 1986 44
"We Work the Black Seam" [Germany-only release][46]
"We'll Be Together" 1987 41 46 14 33 7 ...Nothing Like the Sun
"Be Still My Beating Heart" 1988 15
"Englishman in New York" 51 30 12 13 84
"Fragile" 70 12
"They Dance Alone" 94 66 27
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

1990s[edit]

Title Year Peak chart positions Album
UK
[39]
FRA
[40]
GER
[41]
IRE
[42]
NET
[43]
SWI
[44]
US
[45]
"Englishman in New York" (The Ben Liebrand Mix) 1990 15 20 60 Single only release
"All This Time" 1991 22 21 23 13 22 18 5 The Soul Cages
"Mad About You" 56 43 59 44
"The Soul Cages" 57 77
"Why Should I Cry for You" 38
"It's Probably Me" (with Eric Clapton) 1992 30 4 22 17 7 16 20 Lethal Weapon 3 (soundtrack)
"If I Ever Lose My Faith in You" 1993 14 39 31 28 30 16 17 Ten Summoner's Tales
"Seven Days" 25
"She's Too Good for Me" [France-only release][47]
"Fields of Gold" 16 52 22 44 25 23
"Nothing 'Bout Me" 32 41 57
"Shape of My Heart" 57
"Love Is Stronger Than Justice (The Munificent Seven)" 75
"All for Love" (with Bryan Adams & Rod Stewart) 2 7 1 1 3 1 1 The Three Musketeers (soundtrack)
"When We Dance" 1994 9 51 9 32 42 38 Fields of Gold: The Best of Sting 1984–1994
"This Cowboy Song" 1995 15 51 19 48
"Let Your Soul Be Your Pilot" 1996 15 58 43 86 Mercury Falling
"You Still Touch Me" 27 60
"I Was Brought to My Senses" 31
"I'm So Happy I Can't Stop Crying" 54 74 94
"Roxanne '97" (Sting & The Police, Pras (uncredited)) 1997 17 69 59 The Very Best of Sting & The Police
"Brand New Day" 1999 13 73 54 46 35 Brand New Day
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

2000s[edit]

Title Year Peak chart positions Album
UK
[39]
BEL
(WA)

[48]
FRA
[40]
GER
[41]
IRE
[42]
NET
[43]
SWI
[44]
US
[45]
"Desert Rose" (with Cheb Mami) 2000 15 7 6 7 27 29 3 17 Brand New Day
"After the Rain Has Fallen" 31 89 64 46
"My Funny Friend and Me" [European-only release][49] 91 The Emperor's New Groove (soundtrack)
"Fragile (2001)" 2001 92 75 64 ...All This Time
"Send Your Love" (featuring Vicente Amigo) 2003 30 53 24 43 37 Sacred Love
"Whenever I Say Your Name" (with Mary J. Blige) 60 56 60 50
"Stolen Car (Take Me Dancing)" 2004 60 54 81
"Soul Cake" (Radio Edit) 2009 40 If on a Winter's Night...
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

2010s[edit]

Title Year Peak chart positions Album
UK
[39]
BEL
(WA)

[48]
FRA
[40]
GER
[41]
IRE
[42]
NET
[43]
SWI
[44]
US
[45]
"Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic" (London '10 Version) 2010 Symphonicities
"Deep in the Meadow (Lullaby)"[50] 2012 The Hunger Games: Songs from District 12 and Beyond
(Released as a single, and as a bonus download upon purchasing the album)[51]
"Practical Arrangement"[52] 2013 92 The Last Ship
"And Yet"[53][54]
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

As featured artist[edit]

Title Year Peak chart positions Album
UK FRA
[40]
GER
[41]
IRE
[42]
NET
[43]
SWI
[44]
US
"Spirits in the Material World"
(Pato Banton featuring Sting)
1996 36 68 Ace Ventura
"On Silent Wings"
(Tina Turner featuring Sting)
13 55 37 Wildest Dreams
"I'm So Happy I Can't Stop Crying"
(Toby Keith featuring Sting)
1997 84 Dream Walkin'
"Invisible Sun"
(Sting & Aswad) [German-only release][55]
1998 75 The X-Files: The Album
"Terre d'oru (Fields of Gold)"
(I Muvrini featuring Sting) [France-only release][56]
36 93 single only
"Rise & Fall"
(Craig David featuring Sting)
2003 2 15 15 5 7 11 Slicker Than Your Average
"Lullaby to an Anxious Child"
(Gregg Kofi Brown featuring Sting)
2005 Together as One
"Always on Your Side"
(Sheryl Crow featuring Sting)
2006 33 Wildflower
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

Other appearances[edit]

Title Year Album
Multiple tracks 1982 Brimstone & Treacle soundtrack[57]
"Adventures in Success" (co-writer) 1983 Will Powers's Dancing For Mental Health
"Money for Nothing" (backing vocals) 1985 Dire Straits' Brothers in Arms
"The Promise" (backing vocals) Arcadia's So Red The Rose
"Long Long Way To Go"
"Take Me Home" (backing vocals)
Phil Collins' No Jacket Required
"One Phone Call" (French policeman's voice) Miles Davis' You're Under Arrest
Multiple tracks 1986 Eberhard Schoener's "Music From 'Video Magic' & 'Flashback'"
"I Been Down So Long" Live For Life (limited-release charity album)
"Someone to Watch Over Me" 1987 Someone to Watch Over Me soundtrack
"Gabriel's Message" A Very Special Christmas
"Murder by Numbers" 1989 Broadway the Hard Way by Frank Zappa
"Cushie Butterfield" 1991 Disney compilation album For Our Children
"Come Down in Time" Two Rooms: Celebrating the Songs of Elton John & Bernie Taupin
"Muoio per te"
"It's Probably Me"
"Panus Angelicus"
1992 Luciano Pavarotti's Pavarotti & Friends
Prokofiev: Peter and the Wolf (narration) Claudio Abbado and the Chamber Orchestra of Europe's
Prokofiev's Peter and the Wolf and other works
"Sister Moon" (backing vocals) 1994 Vanessa Williams' The Sweetest Days
"Russians" (live version) Grammy's Greatest Moments Volume I[58]
"Someone to Watch Over Me" (live version) Grammy's Greatest Moments Volume IV[59]
"Moonlight" 1995 Sabrina soundtrack[60]
"Angel Eyes"
"My One And Only Love"
"It's A Lonesome Old Town"
Leaving Las Vegas soundtrack[61]
"Mo Ghile Mear" (Our Hero) The Chieftains's album The Long Black Veil
"Sisters of Mercy" (with The Chieftains) Tower of Song: The Songs of Leonard Cohen
"It Ain't Necessarily So" 1997 Joe Henderson's Porgy & Bess
"I Saw Three Ships" A Very Special Christmas 3
"Windmills of Your Mind" 1999 The Thomas Crown Affair soundtrack
"Ain't No Sunshine" David Sanborn's Inside
"Another Pyramid" Elton John and Tim Rice's Aida
"'Round Midnight" Andy Summers' Green Chimneys: The Music Of Thelonious Monk
"In the Wee Small Hours of the Morning" Chris Botti's Slowing Down the World
"Don't Walk Away" 2000 Youssou N'Dour's Joko – From Village To Town
"Searching for the Holy Grail" (backing vocals) Danny Paradise's River of the Soul
"She Walks This Earth (Soberana Rosa)" Various Artists' A Love Affair: Music of Ivan Lins
"Seventh Son" 2001 Jools Holland's Small World Big Band
"Until..." Kate and Leopold soundtrack
"Fragile" (live version) America: A Tribute to Heroes
"Le Rai C'est Chic" Cheb Mami's Dellali
"Fill Her Up" Earl Scruggs' Earl Scruggs And Friends
"Mad About You" George Dalaras' The Running Roads
"People" 2002 Jimmy Cliff's Fantastic Plastic People
"Sail On, Sailor" Lulu's Together
"Shape of My Heart"
"Ave Maria"
2003 Dominic Miller's Shapes
"You Will Be My Ain True Love" (with Alison Krauss) Cold Mountain soundtrack
"Shape" (backing vocals) Sugababes' Angels with Dirty Faces
"The Wind Cries Mary" 2004 Power of Soul: A Tribute to Jimi Hendrix
"We'll Be Together" (with Annie Lennox) Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason soundtrack
"La Belle Dame Sans Regrets" (with Dominic Miller) Chris Botti's When I Fall in Love
"People" Jimmy Cliff's Black Magic
"Gonna Be Some Changes Made"
"Halcyon Days"
Bruce Hornsby's Halcyon Days
"A Thousand Years" (with Mariza) Unity: The Official Athens 2004 Olympic Games Album
"Muoio Per Te" Zucchero's Zu & Co.
"Taking the Inside Rail" 2005 Racing Stripes soundtrack
"Sister Moon" Herbie Hancock's Possibilities
"Moon Over Bourbon Street" (live version with Chris Botti) Hurricane Relief: Come Together Now
"Union" The Black Eyed Peas' Monkey Business
"Love Sneakin' Up On You" (with Joss Stone) Les Paul & Friends' American Made World Played
"Until..." Brodsky Quartet's Moodswings
"Friend or Foe" t.A.T.u.'s Dangerous and Moving
"The Boulevard of Broken Dreams" 2006 Tony Bennett's Duets: An American Classic
"None of Us Are Free" (with Sheila E.) Sam Moore's Overnight Sensational
"Prologue of Dionysos"
"Unfailing Welcome to the Voice"
"To Be Is Strong"
"The Desire of Dionysos""
"Distanciation"
"The Unlikely Duet"
2007 Steve Nieve and Muriel Teodori: Welcome to the Voice
(with Barbara Bonney, Robert Wyatt, Elvis Costello, Brodsky Quartet)
"Sea Dreamer" Anoushka Shankar/Karsh Kale's Breathing Under Water
"What Are You Doing the Rest of Your Life?" 2008 Chris Botti's To Love Again: The Duets
"L'amour C'est Comme Un Jour"
"Love Is New Everyday"
2009 Charles Aznavour's Duos
"Come Again" Joshua Bell's At Home with Friends
"Seven Days" (live version)
"If I Ever Lose My Faith in You" (live version)
"Shape of My Heart" (live version)
Chris Botti in Boston
"Alone with My Thoughts This Evening" Edin Karamazov's The Lute is a Song
"Higher Ground/Roxanne" (with Stevie Wonder)
"People Get Ready" (with Jeff Beck)
2010 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 25th Anniversary Concert album[62]
"Power's Out" 2011 Nicole Scherzinger's Killer Love
"Let Your Soul Be Your Pilot" Matthew Morrison's self-titled album

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