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The Best Sting Albums of All Time  

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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. 

...Nothing Like the Sun is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Sting Albums of All Time
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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, Sister Moon, Fragile, We'll Be Together, They Dance Alone (Gueca Solo), History Will Teach Us Nothing, Englishman in New York, The Lazarus Heart, Little Wing, Rock Steady

Genres (Music): Rock music, New Wave, Jazz, Soft rock

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Ten Summoner's Tales is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Sting Albums of All Time
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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, It’s Probably Me, Love Is Stronger Than Justice (The Munificent Seven), She’s Too Good for Me, Something the Boy Said, Epilogue (Nothing ’Bout Me), Everybody Laughed but You, Shape of My Heart, Saint Augustine in Hell, Prologue (If I Ever Lose My Faith in You)

Length (mins): 00:52:35

Genres (Music): Rock music, Pop music, Soft rock, Pop rock

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The Dream of the Blue Turtles is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Sting Albums of All Time
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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, Consider Me Gone, The Dream of the Blue Turtles, Fortress Around Your Heart, If You Love Somebody Set Them Free, Shadows in the Rain, Russians, Children's Crusade

Length (mins): 00:41:41

Genres (Music): Rock music, New Wave, Jazz, Soft rock, Pop rock, + more

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The Soul Cages is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Sting Albums of All Time
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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, All This Time, Island of Souls, Jeremiah Blues, Part 1, Saint Agnes and the Burning Train, Mad About You, Why Should I Cry for You?

Length (mins): 00:48:18

Genres (Music): Rock music, Soft rock, Pop rock, Sophisti-pop, Smooth jazz

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