See Sting perform his high-energy new rock song “I Can’t Stop Thinking About You,” a track off his upcoming LP ’57th & 9th.’
Sting and his band rock out in the studio – and he even climbs onto a roof – in the video for his new song "I Can't Stop Thinking About You," a tune off his upcoming solo LP 57th & 9th. The record is the former Police frontman's first pure rock album in over a decade, following the jazz-inflected musical-theater work The Last Ship and a number of classical works. It will come out on November 11th.
For the album, he teamed with some of his regular collaborators – guitarist Dominic Miller and drummer Vinnie Colaiuta – and musicians who have played with Nine Inch Nails and Guns N' Roses, as well as the group the Last Bandoleros. He has said that the album came together spontaneously, in only a matter of weeks.
"It's about searching and traveling, the road, that pull of the unknown," he said of the LP in a statement. "On this album, we ended up with something that's energetic and noisy, but also thoughtful."
The record will come out digitally as well as on CD and vinyl. There is also a deluxe edition that contains three bonus tracks, one of which is an "L.A. Version" of "I Can't Stop Thinking About You." The others are a live version of the Police's "Next to You," with the Last Bandoleros, and a "Berlin Sessions Version" of the 57th & 9th song "Inshallah." A super deluxe edition contains liner notes by Sting, a DVD with a Sting interview, the "Next to You" performance and photographs.