This was an historic judgement for all victims of sexual violence
All this casts fascinating light on the few major pop acts who've never been overwhelmed by the desire to jump back onto the rock'n'roll roundabout. Why are they resisting the enormous big fat cheques (surely) being waved at them almost perpetually by the world's promoters? And who is the least likely to ever budge from their zero-tolerance standpoint?
You may remember Chase Holfelder from his brilliant reworking of 'Girls Just Want To Have Fun'. Well, his 'major into minor
It's against that backdrop that the former Gordon Sumner delivers a Broadway musical, The Last Ship, which opened Sunday night at the Neil Simon Theater.
Once you've got over the fact that Sting is starting to look a lot like Phil Collins these days, this clip is really a lot
In the age of instant streaming and catch-up TV, who on earth bothers with box sets anymore? Clunky, brick-like things destined to take up far too much room on your sagging shelves. Er, well, the answer seems to be - a lot of people.
I think we forget how good Sting and his mates were. Maybe there wasn't much else in the charts? Let me think, what else did we have in 1980? Well, we started the year with Rupert Holmes singing his Pina Colada song.
Despite the laughable hypocrisy, the benefits of celebrity environmentalism are obvious, even when they merely regurgitate inoffensive green buzzwords. They draw attention to unnoticed issues. They mobilise people. When they speak, we listen.