Sting recreates the basic chorus from the Police’s “Roxanne” — “You do not have to placed on the crimson mild” — in the new Swedish Home Mafia tune titled “Redlight.”
Shaped in 2008, Swedish Home Mafia consists of DJ-producers Axwell, Steve Angello and Sebastian Ingrosso. “Redlight” marks the fourth single off the supergroup’s debut album, Paradise Once more, out April 15. You’ll be able to hearken to it beneath.
Sting has additionally stored busy currently, releasing The Bridge in November, making an look on Hulu’s mystery-comedy collection Solely Murders within the Constructing and promoting his huge songwriting catalog to Common Music Group for a reported $250 million.
“We bought on a Zoom with Sting,” Solely Murders co-creator John Hoffman informed E! final September about touchdown the English artist. “He was in France, pandemic hiding-out in a surprising French chateau” and “couldn’t have been extra thrilled and excited to leap in.” The singer performs himself and seems to be a homicide suspect at midnight comedy, which additionally stars Steve Martin, Martin Quick and Selena Gomez.
Sting’s dealings in the music enterprise this yr have been a lot much less darkish. “It’s completely important to me that my profession’s physique of labor have a house the place it’s valued and revered,” he stated in an announcement relating to his catalog sale (through The New York Times). “Not solely to attach with longtime followers in new methods but in addition to introduce my songs to new audiences, musicians and generations.”
In a assessment of The Bridge, UCR wrote that the LP “would not a lot current a way of urgency within the instances because it does a sense of not overthinking issues. … The melodies simply move, particularly through the LP’s first half. All of it provides as much as Sting’s least fussy and most satisfying album in years.”
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