Sting’s visit to BBC Breakfast’s sofa this morning saw him promoting his Broadway musical, The Last Ship.
With the show’s return to the UK, Sting appeared on the BBC’s show to discuss the stage show’s themes.
Sting compared the difficulties that the characters go through in the show to the political disruption that is currently occurring in Britain.
He explained: “For me, the basis of economic is community.Related articles
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“I think music and song have an important role to play in economic hard times and political dark times.”
Host Charlie continued: “I can’t help but notice one of the stories we’re reporting on today is about car manufacturing in the UK and their worries.”
However he quickly realised where the conversation could lead, diverting from the topic.