Feb 222010

I swear this is not an Onion piece, nor am I making it up. A must-read for every Sting-questioning rock fan! Click here to check it out!


“I am well aware of the Uzbek president’s appalling reputation in the field of human rights as well as the environment. I made the decision to play there in spite of that. I have come to believe that cultural boycotts are not only pointless gestures, they are counter-productive, where proscribed states are further robbed of the open commerce of ideas and art and as a result become even more closed, paranoid and insular.”



  4 Responses to “This Job Calls for the Lute: Sting in the Pay of Tyranical Uzbek Regime”

  1. Mr. Moderator

    Is it possible that the Bearded Sting has gone rogue? I could see this leading to the Four Stings turning on each other.

  2. BigSteve

    Sting must not have seen this old SCTV bit:


    I hear Kim Jog Il’s daughter likes the lute too.

  3. Her dad may be boiling his enemies, but Sting must find Gulnara Karimova boiling h-o-t!

  4. mockcarr

    Uzbeks are the New Jerseyites of Asia.

    Ergo, Sting is making a play at being the Bruce Springsteen of Asia.

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