Formats and Editions
More Info:A consummate craftsman of almost unparalled stature, Sting is a global artist who continues to have successive chart topping albums and singles and sold out world tours. Sting's extraordinary 5th studio album follows on the heels of 4 solo records which have sold a combined total of over 25 million copies worldwide. First single/video: "Let Your Soul Be Your Pilot" to all formats. Sting will begin his world tour in Amsterdam in March '96 and will tour the U.S. beginning in June.
''Mercury Falling'' is the fifth studio album released by Sting. The album was marked by its tight studio production and use of brass reminiscent of recordings made at FAME Studios in the 1960s. His release was considered by many fans to signal the beginning of Sting's transition from heavier jazz-inspired rock to the adult contemporary genre.
The track "Twenty Five to Midnight" is not available on every release of the album. It is listed in the official discography tracklist, but was excluded from the American and Canadian releases. It however was included in the CD-Maxi Single of "You Still Touch Me", as the 4th track.
The album begins and ends with the words "mercury falling".
"Valparaiso" was used during the closing credits of the 1996 film ''White Squall''. - Wikipedia