Inside My Head; Message in a Bottle; Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic;
Spirits In The Material World; Hungry For You; When The World Is Running
Down; The Bed's Too Big Without You; De Do Do Do, De Da Da Da;
Demolition Man; Shadows In The Rain; Bring On The Night; Driven To
Tears; One World; Invisible Sun; Roxanne; Don't Stand So Close To Me;
Can't Stand Losing You; So Lonely
band line up
Sting (vocs/bass) Andy Summers (guitar) Stewart
gig poster and flyer (click to
The queue in the cattle market
for tickets to see one of the world’s biggest bands (by then) was as
much an event in itself with great camaraderie and not long to wait
with the gig three days after going on sale. The gig was a triumph
and saw Sting in playful and lippy form with sarcastic references to
ad where he got stitched up and introducing Andy Summers as his mystery
blonde for the benefit of Daily Mail readers.
Musically it was great too.
The log taken by Friars organisers to prevent queue jumping in the
cattle market. The webmaster is in there.....are you?
what happened next
subsequently went on to
become one of the world's biggest bands. They played this Aylesbury gig at very short notice in July 82 as a warm up to their huge Gateshead Stadium gig
resulting in an all night queue in Aylesbury Cattle Market. By 1984 the
band had effectively split and played their last gigs in 1986. Sting went on to have a hugely successful solo
career. Apart from playing at each others weddings spontaneously (and
still arguing judging by the Behind the Music programme), they reformed in
2007 and went onto play the UK's biggest arenas and Stadiums. In 2008 they
played their last ever UK gigs at the Isle of Wight Festival and Hyde
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