X For Xcellent – Sting

Each week on Saturday Brunch, join Lee Middleton as he shares the story and music of a featured artist and awards them the much coveted but completely fictional prize of being X for Xcellent.

When Gordon Sumner changed his name after someone said he looked like a bee, little did anyone know that this one word would become synonymous with British music. From one of the most successful bands of the late 70s and early 80s to a glittering solo career with awards galore, we take a look at the life of the musician known as Sting.

Photo: Creative Commons / Yancho Sabev