Video Fridays: Sting – Driven to Tears

This video showed up on my feed and I was intrigued by the guest vocalist for the tune, not at all sure about whether this might be some kind of spoof or not. In typical Sting fashion this is hardly a happy song for a Friday, but it beautifully communicates the growing consciousness that Sting must have been experiencing when he penned the tune as his group, the Police, were beginning their rise to fame as pop-stars touring the world. Enjoy.

Another video of the song has also recently popped up from part of Sting’s recent “Back to Bass” tour for ONE’s agit8 campaign asking fans to join the fight against extreme poverty at

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