Sting Urges World To Help Rebuild Iraq

0
0
Subscribe To:

British rocker Sting has slammed the American-led invasion of Iraq, and urged the world to help reconstruct the war-ravaged nation.

Speaking at a news conference in Hong Kong to promote his latest album SACRED LOVE yesterday (02NOV03), the 52-year-old singer said the world's leaders should concentrate on picking up the pieces and giving the Iraqi people a normal life after the spring (03) battle.

He said, "I wasn't in favour of going into Iraq. It's too late to blame anybody. It's too late to complain."

Sting's comments echoed Latin guitarist Carlos Santana's antiwar message late Saturday (01NOV03) at a Hong Kong rock concert.

Ten songs into his 90-minute performance, Santana asked the crowd of 13,000 for 30 seconds of silence to condemn American President George W Bush's foreign policy.

He said, "We are the other side of America. We do not go along with George Bush. We are here to accentuate peace and compassion on the planet. God bless humanity."

03/11/2003 09:19

Contactmusic

Tags: Sting - Carlos Santana - George W Bush

0
0
Subscribe To:
Advertisement

More Sting

Sting Signs on to Rescue Flagging Broadway Show 'The Last Ship'

Sting has joined the cast of flagging Broadway musical The Last Ship in a bid to save the $15 million production. The Police rock star...

Sting - What Say You Meg? [Live At The Public Theater] Video

While performing live at The Public Theatre, Sting gave a performance of his song 'What You Say Meg?' The song was written for his upcoming...

Tom Hanks Gets Top American Honour For His Extensive Acting Catalogue

Tom Hanks is a mammoth actor who has delighted fans with extraordinary performances for just short of 40 years. He started his career by providing...

Celebs Get Behind Pressure To Change UK Drug Laws by Signing Letter

David Cameron will receive a letter from over 90 celebrities, politicians, lawyers and health experts, calling for a review of the current policy on the...

Advertisement

"Earn Your Own Money" Sting Denies Children His Fortune

Sting doesn't want his children to inherit his £180m fortune so that they can earn their own way in the world. The British rocker revealed...

Sting's Children Will Not Inherit £180 Million Music Fortune

Sting is no pushover.The 62 year-old music star recently revealed that none of his £180 million fortune will be left to his children.Sting grew up...

Tony Awards 2014: So How Did Hugh Jackman Do?

Not only are the Tonys hilarious, entertaining… glittery, etc. – they’re also pretty democratic. In an over-the top show hosted by Hugh Jackman, top prizes...

Neil Young's Pono Player Raises $6.2 Million, But Will We Buy It?

Neil Young was only looking for $800,000 to launch his new Pono Player, but his Kickstarter goal was obliterated in less than 24 hours this...

Advertisement

Comments

Sting Newsletter

Subscribe to this news alert service to receive news and reviews on Sting

Unsubscribe | Unsubscribe All