Documents the preparation and rehearsals for Sting's first solo concert, as well as his supporting band's opinions on their leader and his controversial efforts.

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A documentary about the making of the first Sting album. Not only is some time spent in the studio (much of was recorded in an interesting mansion), but there is also some interesting information about what was going on in the lives of the members of his band during that time, including Sting's child being born. Written by <sboone@osiris.ac.hmc.edu>_<Scott_Boone>>>

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According to the "Director's Notes" DVD booklet, director Michael Apted "...was promised total access, within the realms of respectability". See more »

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There are numerous mismatches between the soundtrack music and the performances on stage and in rehearsal, including cymbal crashes and drum fills that are heard and not seen, and vice versa. See more »

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12 November 2006 | by (Sweden) – See all my reviews

Overall it's very interesting to follow the start of Sting's "new" music career after The Police. I think a lot of fans might have been disappointed, since the music he started playing after leaving The Police was completely different from what he used to do. However, I think this movie really shows what a incredible and talented musician Sting is. "Bring on the night" is a film that all fans of Sting & The Police MUST see. It's interesting to hear Sting talking about some of his experiences considering music. Yes, he seems a little arrogant in person - almost depressed. But his stage prescens is one of a kind. His voice sounds better and more clean than when he was in The Police and it's fun to see him play other instruments than bass guitar, like piano and electric guitar. Not many people know that he also plays the saxophone, oboe, banjo and several other instruments and is in fact very scilled in playing them.


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