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Bring on the Night (1985)

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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The story is, he risks it all on a dream. The problem is, he's not acting. See more »

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8 November 1985 (USA)  »

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Bring on the night - vivi la notte  »

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The picture aimed to document the last nine days of rehearsals before Sting's new band first performed their first concert in Paris, France. See more »

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During the last song, "Message in a Bottle", Sting plays a cream Fender Telecaster. For the last verse through the end of the song, he is playing a black Fender Stratocaster. When he says, "Goodnight," and walks off stage, he is seen taking off the cream Telecaster. The song is clearly pieced together from separate performances. See more »

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Referenced in Jeopardy!: Episode #26.54 (2009) See more »

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The music is great as always with Sting.
7 February 2003 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

This is not a revealing doco. It's a celebration of the artist, Sting. On this tour he manages to round up some fine Jazz musicians and slot them right into his creative process. A few insightful moments are delivered but in the end it has nothing new to offer but a free peak into the workings of another creative mind in progress.


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