Ten Summoner's Tales

Sting - Ten Summoner's Tales
Critic Score
Based on 2 reviews
1993 Ratings: #14 / 377
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Based on 49 ratings
Liked by 8 people
March 5, 1993 / Release Date
LP / Format
A&M / Label
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Sting's absolute best album is an incredible shower of artistic exploration and is not fully appreciated as it should be.
Listen to SEVEN DAYS and think that this track is produced in 1993 and sounds like it was recorded today (quality)

If I Ever Lose My Faith in You
Seven Days
It's Probably Me
Shape of My Heart
Fields of Gold
and gorgeus Something The Boy Said

look what the songs on this album are! THIS ALBUM IS AN ABSOLUTE GIANT and to think that this album is not in the top 500 rolling ... read more
Shape of my heart is a fantastic song.

Ten summoner's tales is an album that's really not my thing.
The production is great and the insrumentation works. But, in my opinion, this is background music that can be played to create a cool aesthetic while still being kind of empty and superficial.
One or another song from here can be fun to listen in a restaurant or a store or something, but activelly listening to this as an album is not an easy task.
It's a Sting thing
Despite its extrovert character, the sting gets more and more harmless.
So, this time, do not avoid to get pierced by it.
With its release in March 1993, Ten Summoner's Tales finally solidified Sting as a serious solo artist after several records that, let's be honest, failed to live up to the hype following his success with The Police. Could he stand on his own without the songwriting support of his bandmates? Ten Summoner's Tales, which features brilliant songs like If I Ever Lose My Faith In You, Fields of Gold and Epilogue (Nothing About Me), provided a resounded "yes" to that question. If the record ... read more
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Track List

  1. Prologue (If I Ever Lose My Faith In You)
  2. Love Is Stronger Than Justice (The Munificent Seven)
  3. Fields Of Gold
  4. Heavy Cloud No Rain
  5. She's Too Good For Me
  6. Seven Days
  7. Saint Augustine In Hell
  8. It's Probably Me
  9. Everybody Laughed But You
  10. Shape Of My Heart
  11. Something The Boy Said
  12. Epilogue (Nothing 'Bout Me)
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Added on: September 18, 2015