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Sting working on musical, will release new album in September
Sting working on musical, will release new album in September

Sting is preparing an album of original material for release later this year, his first since "Sacred Love" in 2003. The rocker's publicist told the New York Times that the album, to be titled "The Last Ship," will be out Sept. 24 and will consist in part of songs Sting wrote over the last three years for a musical of the same name. Producers of the musical, which Sting is developing with John Logan (who co-wrote "Skyfall") and Brian Yorkey ("Next to Normal"), hope to bring "The Last Ship" to Broadway in 2014. Set in the small English town where Sting grew up, the show depicts the "decline of the shipbuilding industry in...

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