ON THIS DAY...
1996: Sting performed at the California Expo Amphitheatre in Sacramento, USA.
1993: Sting performed at the Plaza de Toros in Santander, Spain.
1988: Sting performed at the Palace of Auburn Hills in Auburn Hills, USA. 'They Dance Alone' was released as a single in the UK. The German version included a new track 'If You There'.
1985: Sting opened his 1985 US tour at State University Amphitheatre in San Diego, USA.
1983: The Police performed at the Civic Centre in Hartford, USA.
1982: The Police performed at CNE Stadium in Toronto, Canada.
“The Last Ship is probably the most difficult thing I’ve ever tackled. And people of experience would say that the most difficult thing is to do an original musical. Most musicals are based on a known thing - a fairytale, a cartoon, a movie. To do a completely original story is a big ask."