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The Best Sting Albums of All Time

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List RulesThis list includes studio albums only, so if you add an album make sure it's a proper studio release.

Sting is one of the greatest solo musicians of all time and his band, The Police, is one of the greatest rock bands of the 80s and of all time. List of the best Sting albums, including pictures of the album covers when available. This Sting discography is ranked from best to worst, so the top Sting albums can be found at the top of the list. To make it easy for you, we haven't included Sting singles, EPs, or compilations, so everything you see here should only be studio albums. If you think the greatest Sting album isn't high enough on the list, then be sure to vote for it so it receives the credit it deserves. Make sure you don't just vote for critically acclaimed albums; if you have a favorite Sting album, then vote it up, even if it's not necessarily the most popular.

Sting famously got his start at part of the widely popular band The Police, but has also enjoyed a very successful solo career. His debut solo studio album, The Dream of the Blue Turtles, was released in 1985. 

If you want to know the best Sting album of all time, or the top Sting albums, this list will answer your questions. Examples include  ...Nothing Like the Sun (1987), Ten Summoner's Tales (1993), and Brand New Day (1999). These popular Sting CDs have been voted on by music fans around the world, so the order isn't just one person's opinion. 

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    1. Prologue (If I Ever Lose My Faith in You)
    2. Love Is Stronger Than Justice (The Munificent Seven)
    3. Fields of Gold
    4. Heavy Cloud No Rain
    5. She's Too Good for Me
    6. Seven Days
    7. Saint Augustine in Hell
    8. It's Probably Me
    9. Everybody Laughed but You
    10. Shape of My Heart  
    11. Something the Boy Said
    12. Epilogue (Nothing 'Bout Me)

    • Release Date: 1993
    • Artist: Sting
    • Producer: Hugh Padgham
    • Tracks: Seven Days, Heavy Cloud No Rain, Fields of Gold
    • Length (mins): 00:52:35
    • Genres (Music): Rock music, Pop music, Soft rock, Pop rock
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  • 1. If You Love Somebody Set Them Free
    2. Love Is the Seventh Wave
    3. Russians
    4. Children's Crusade
    5. Shadows in the Rain
    6. We Work the Black Seam
    7. Consider Me Gone
    8. The Dream of the Blue Turtles
    9. Moon over Bourbon Street
    10. Fortress Around Your Heart

    • Release Date: 1985
    • Artist: Sting
    • Tracks: Moon Over Bourbon Street, Love Is the Seventh Wave, We Work the Black Seam
    • Length (mins): 00:41:41
    • Genres (Music): Rock music, New Wave, Jazz, Soft rock, Pop rock
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  • 1. The Lazarus Heart
    2. Be Still My Beating Heart
    3. Englishman in New York
    4. History Will Teach Us Nothing
    5. They Dance Alone
    6. Fragile
    7. We'll Be Together
    8. Straight to My Heart
    9. Rock Steady
    10. Sister Moon
    11. Little Wing
    12. The Secret Marriage

    • Release Date: 1987
    • Artist: Sting
    • Tracks: Straight to My Heart, Be Still My Beating Heart, The Secret Marriage
    • Genres (Music): Rock music, New Wave, Jazz, Soft rock
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  • 1. Island of Souls
    2. All This Time
    3. Mad About You
    4. Jeremiah Blues (Part 1)
    5. Why Should I Cry for You
    6. Saint Agnes and the Burning Train
    7. The Wild Wild Sea
    8. The Soul Cages
    9. When the Angels Fall

    • Release Date: 1991
    • Artist: Sting
    • Producer: Hugh Padgham
    • Tracks: The Wild Wild Sea, The Soul Cages, When the Angels Fall
    • Length (mins): 00:48:18
    • Genres (Music): Rock music, Soft rock, Pop rock, Sophisti-pop, Smooth jazz
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