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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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Credited cast:
Miles A. Copeland III ... Himself
Gil Friesen ... Himself
Vic Garbarini ... Himself
Omar Hakim ... Himself
Darryl Jones ... Himself
Kenny Kirkland ... Himself
... Himself
Dolette McDonald ... Herself
... Herself
Lou Salvatore ... Himself
... Himself
... Herself
Jake Sumner ... Himself
Kim Turner ... Herself
Kim Turner ... Himself
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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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8 November 1985 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Bring on the night - vivi la notte  »

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Opening Weekend USA:

$1,132,112, 10 November 1985, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$1,890,571
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Songs heard in part or in full during the rehearsal scenes included: "Bring On the Night / When the World Is Running Down You Make the Best of What's Still Around", "If You Love Somebody Set Them Free", "Low Life", "Fortress Around My Heart", "Love Is the Seventh Wave", "Shadows In the Rain", "Consider Me Gone", ""Driven to Tears", and "We Work the Black Seam". 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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Referenced in Remote Control (1988) See more »

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Sting sheds shield
4 September 2002 | by See all my reviews

Good documentary featuring Sting and his new band doing a lot of rehearsing in a grand old domicile. We are treated not only to the final touches of putting together a new set of songs, but a peek into the more relaxed moments together and a rousing concert finale. An eye opening look into the inner workings of a jazz band and the mind of a talented entertainer.


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