Nothing Like the Sun is the second solo studio album by English singer-songwriter Sting. The album explores the genres of pop rocksoft rockjazzreggaeworldacoustic rockdance-rockand funk rock. Sister Moon - Sting - Sting features a number of high-profile guest guitarists, including former Police member Andy SummersEric ClaptonMark Knopflerand Hiram Bullockand is Sister Moon - Sting - Sting regarded as the culmination of the smoother, more adult-oriented sound of Sting's early work.
On release, the album was received favorably by the majority of music critics and inthe album was ranked 90 on Rolling Stone magazine's list of the " Best Albums of the Eighties". The title comes from Shakespeare's Sonnet No. He added that his inspiration for this was a close encounter with a drunk, in which Sting quoted the sonnet in response to the drunk's importunate query, "How beautiful is the moon? The album was influenced by two events in Sting's life: first, the death in late of his mother, which contributed to the sombre tone of several songs; and second, his participation in the Conspiracy of Hope Tour on behalf of Amnesty Internationalwhich brought Sting to parts of Latin America that had been ravaged by civil wars, and introduced him to victims of government oppression.
Elsewhere on the album, "Englishman in New York", in honour of Quentin Crispcontinues the jazz-influenced music more commonly found on Sting's previous album, as does "Sister Sister Moon - Sting - Sting. The album's first single and biggest hit, "We'll Be Together" sported a prominent dance beat and funk overtones; it Sister Moon - Sting - Sting No. It featured four of the songs from the album sung in either Spanish or Portuguese, and in the case of "Fragile", both languages.
The Brazilian CD edition of Three years after its release Bourbon Street Stroll - Etouffee - Southern Style both the album and in single form, "Englishman in New York" was remixed in mid by Dutch producer Ben Liebrand. Providing a stronger dance beat, as well as an extended introduction, the song was a hit in clubs and reached number 15 in the UK pop charts.
Nothing Like the Sun was one of the first fully digital audio recordings DDD to achieve multi-platinum status. Nothing Like the Sun was praised by many critics.
Nothing Like the Sun represents [an] impressive growth for Sting. His voice is rich, grainy and more mature; his ideas are gaining in complexity; and musically he is stretching without straining. His mistress's eyes may Please Let Me Walk You In The Sun - Don Gerhardo* - Montezuma nothing like the sun, but on this fine new album Sting's intrepid talent shines on brightly.
AllMusic editor Stephen Thomas Erlewine cited the track "We'll Be Together" as a highlight, Sister Moon - Sting - Sting praising the album as a whole, writing: "If Dream of the Blue Turtles was an unabashedly pretentious affair, it looks positively lighthearted in comparison to Sting's sophomore effort, Nothing Like the Sunone of the most doggedly serious pop albums ever recorded.
There were harsher assessments elsewhere, with some critics like Robert Christgau of The Village Voice  and Ira Robbins of Trouser Press  also disparaging it as "pretentious. In the United States, the album debuted at number 54 on the US Billboard chart on the week of 31 October and eventually peaked at number nine in its third Sister Moon - Sting - Sting of release.
The album spent a total of 52 weeks on the chart. In the second week the album dropped to number three. It spent a total of 42 weeks on the chart. To date, the album has sold over 18 million copies worldwide, becoming Sting's most successful album release. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Redirected from Nothing Like the Sun album.
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