44/876

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44/876
Sting and Shaggy - 44-876.png
Studio album by
Released20 April 2018 (2018-04-20)
StudioRanch Studios and Sear Sound Studios in New York
GenreReggae
Length42:52
Label
Producer
Sting chronology
Live at the Olympia Paris
(2017)
44/876
(2018)
My Songs
(2019)
Shaggy chronology
SMIX - Mr. Lover Collection
(2014)
44/876
(2018)
Wah Gwaan?!
(2019)
Singles from 44/876
  1. "Don't Make Me Wait"
    Released: 26 January 2018
  2. "Gotta Get Back My Baby"
    Released: 28 September 2018
  3. "Just One Lifetime"
    Released: 1 March 2019
Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
SourceRating
Metacritic49/100[1]
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic[2]
The A.V. ClubD[3]
The Telegraph[4]

44/876 is a collaborative album by English musician Sting and Jamaican musician Shaggy. It was released on 20 April 2018 by A&M Records, Interscope Records and Cherrytree Records.

The album's title refers to the country calling code for the United Kingdom (+44) and the North American area code for Jamaica (876), Sting's and Shaggy's respective home countries.

On 7 December 2018 the Deluxe Softpack 8-bonus-track CD edition of the album was released including the unreleased track "Skank Up (Oh Lawd)", two new versions of "Gotta Get Back My Baby" and five unreleased acoustic live tracks recorded in July 2018 in Paris.

The album won an award for Best Reggae Album at the 61st Grammy Awards in February 2019.

Commercial performance[edit]

In the United Kingdom, 44/876 debuted at number nine on the UK Albums Chart with first-week sales of 7,658 units. It is Sting's first top 10-album since Sacred Love (2003), and Shaggy's first since Hot Shot (2000).[5]

"Don't Make Me Wait" was also included in Sting's Duets album in 2021.

Track listing[edit]

Standard edition
No.TitleWriter(s)Producer(s)Length
1."44/876" (featuring Morgan Heritage and Aidonia)
2:59
2."Morning Is Coming"
  • Sting
  • Burrell
  • Rankine
  • Pizzonia
Sting International3:11
3."Waiting for the Break of Day"
  • Sting
  • Burrell
  • Pizzonia
  • Shippy
Sting International3:18
4."Gotta Get Back My Baby"
  • Sting
  • Burrell
  • Andre Fennell
  • Sheldon M. Harris
  • Kierszenbaum
  • Teflon
  • Kierszenbaum
2:56
5."Don't Make Me Wait"
  • Sting
  • Burrell
  • Ashante Reid
  • Pizzonia
  • Kameron Quintin Jones
  • Kennard Garrett
Sting International3:35
6."Just One Lifetime"
  • Sting
  • Burrell
  • Rankine
  • Pizzonia
  • Shane Hoosong
  • Sting International
  • Hoosong
3:30
7."22nd Street"
  • Sting
  • Burrell
  • Rankine
  • Pizzonia
  • Andy Bassford
  • Sting International
4:00
8."Dreaming in the U.S.A."
  • Sting
  • Kierszenbaum
3:08
9."Crooked Tree"
  • Sting
  • Kierszenbaum
  • Burrell
  • Pizzonia
  • Shippy
  • Hoosong
Sting International3:37
10."To Love and Be Loved"
  • Sting
  • Burrell
  • Rankine
  • Pizzonia
  • Daudi Henderson
  • Sting International
  • Machine Gun Funk
3:29
11."Sad Trombone"
  • Sting
  • Burrell
  • Pizzonia
  • Shippy
Sting International5:43
12."Night Shift"
  • Sting International
  • Kierszenbaum
3:26
Total length:42:52
Digital Deluxe and Target Exclusive editions (bonus tracks)
No.TitleWriter(s)Producer(s)Length
13."If You Can't Find Love"
  • Sting
  • Burrell
  • Pizzonia
  • Rankine
  • Bassford
  • Karl Wright
  • Joshua Thomas
  • Shippy
  • Miller
  • Kierszenbaum
  • Sting International
  • Kierszenbaum
3:34
14."Love Changes Everything"Sting International3:52
15."16 Fathoms"
  • Sting
  • Burrell
  • Rankine
  • Kierszenbaum
Kierszenbaum3:19
16."Don't Make Me Wait" (Dave Audé Rhythmic Radio Remix)
  • Sting
  • Burrell
  • Reid
  • Pizzonia
  • Jones
  • Garrett
  • Sting International
  • Dave Audé
  • Jason Robinson
3:47
Total length:57:27
Super Deluxe Edition (bonus disc) — Live at Shaggy & Friends, Kingston, Jamaica
No.TitleLength
1."Englishman in New York" (Sting) 
2."Fields of Gold" (Sting) 
3."Message in a Bottle" (Sting featuring Agent Sasco) 
4."Don't Make Me Wait" (Sting and Shaggy) 
5."Roxanne" (Sting and Shaggy) 
6."Cherrytree Radio Interview with Sting and Shaggy" 
CD Deluxe Softpack Edition (bonus tracks)
No.TitleLength
13."Gotta Get Back My Baby" (new version) 
14."Skank Up (Oh Lawd)" (unreleased track) 
15."Gotta Get Back My Baby" (DJ Dave Audé remix) 
16."If You Can't Find Love" (acoustic live, Paris, July 2018) 
17."Message In A Bottle" (acoustic live, Paris, July 2018) 
18."Every Breath You Take" (acoustic live, Paris, July 2018) 
19."Don't Make Me Wait" (acoustic live, Paris, July 2018) 
20."Fields Of Gold" (acoustic live, Paris, July 2018) 

Personnel[edit]

  • Shaggy – vocals
  • Sting – bass, producer, backing vocals
  • Aidonia – lead vocals (1)
  • Morgan Heritage – backing vocals (1)
  • David T.V. Barnes – horn
  • Andy Bassford – guitar
  • Maggie Buckley – flute, saxophone
  • Kameron Corvet – guitar, producer
  • Shaun Darson – drum fills
  • Robert Dubwise – guitar
  • Dwayne Shippy – additional production, bass, guitar, instrumentation, keyboards, percussion, producer, sounds, string arrangements, backing vocals
  • Kennard Garrett – producer
  • Clark Gayton – mastering, trombone
  • Joel Gonzalez – horn
  • Gene Grimaldi – mastering
  • Shane Hoosong – additional production, drums, keyboards, percussion, producer, sounds
  • Zach Jones – drums, backing vocals
  • Geoffrey Keezer – piano
  • Heather Kierszenbaum – sounds
  • Martin Kierszenbaum – additional production, back cover photo, bass, clavichord, drums, editing, executive producer, Fender Rhodes, guitar, keyboards, organ, percussion, piano, producer, sounds, synthesizer
  • Tony Lake – engineer
  • Zachary Lucas – horn
  • Machine Gun Funk – drums, keyboards, producer
  • Branford Marsalis – saxophone
  • Steven "Lenky" Marsden – keyboards
  • Kamari Martin – backing vocals
  • Dominic Miller – guitar
  • Melissa Musique – backing vocals
  • Gene Noble – backing vocals
  • Salvador Ochoa – cover photo
  • Robert Orton – engineer, mixing, percussion, synthesizer
  • Danny Quatrochi – guitar technician
  • Dave Richards – bass
  • Glenn Rogers – guitar
  • Robbie Shakespeare – bass
  • Shaun "Sting International" Pizzonia – bas dessus, bass, drums, editing, engineer, guitar, instrumentation, keyboards, mixing, percussion, producer, sounds, backing vocals
  • Robert Stringer – horn
  • Eliot Sumner – vocals
  • Teflon – drums, keyboards, producer
  • Grant Valentine – assistant engineer
  • Nicole VanGiesen – photography
  • Liam Ward – art direction, design
  • Karl Wright – drums
  • Joan Campbell – actor

Charts[edit]

Certifications[edit]

Region Certification Certified units/sales
France (SNEP)[28] Gold 50,000double-dagger
Poland (ZPAV)[29] Gold 10,000double-dagger

double-dagger Sales+streaming figures based on certification alone.

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