It turns out that super-spiritual-tantric Sting needs more than a message in a bottle. He needs a sit-down and come-to-Jesus. And, maybe if Mickey J. had actually made love to (rather than just “had fun with”) the woman singing with him on “Brown Sugar,” he might have gotten a clue and used his charismatic power to shake-up the white boys’ club that is the industry. Well . . . a girl can dream, right?
If you live in the Triangle, please go see 20 Feet from Stardom at the Carolina. It just won’t be the same on a small screen. This is a rare opportunity to hear some of the most gifted women in music. Each one tells a unique story about the history of backup singers. Read more