Less than a year after its release, Sting fleshes out his fifteenth studio album The bridge for the second time as he shares the super deluxe edition of the rock album. The new edition includes “By Su Amor– the previously released Spanish-language rendition of “For Her Love – plus six live recordings captured at a private concert at the Pantheon in Paris.
Sting made an appearance as part of FIP’s 50th anniversary under Foucault’s pendulum. He played for half an hour in an acoustic set which was made available to broadcast via the Arte Concert official website. “String Live at the Pantheon” racked up over 5 million views within weeks of its release.
The set included performances of “Shape of my Heart”, “Fragile”, “Message in a Bottle”, “If It’s Love”, “Rushing Water”, and “For Her Love”. The super deluxe edition of The bridge featuring these additions is available through digital retailers and will be released in a physical 2CD format on July 8. The bridge.
“What I realized when I watched them all individually was that they were connected in some way. They were all about characters in transition, between one world and another, between relationships, life and death, and that was the connecting fabric,” Sting told Billboard. “Then I wrote ‘The Bridge’ because I realized that all the characters were looking for a bridge to the future that was somewhere different, somewhere safer, somewhere happier.”
He continued, “I think the whole planet is looking for a bridge right now. I am. Everyone is. It’s such a stressful time. No one knows what will happen next year or the year after with all these crises we are facing. A bridge therefore seemed like a useful metaphor that would resonate with people. »
Stream or Buy The Bridge (Super Deluxe Edition).