Originally posted by eddiemonsoon:He was extremely pissed off - his drugs phase had passed by then as it only really lasted during the zenyatta tour. The tabloid press were hounding him and trudie following his divorce and his legal battles with virgin over his publishing rights and especially the use of don't stand so close to me in an ad for 'bodymist'. As a gig it was great, as a place to hold a gig it was crap and nowhere near sold out which probably didn't help sting's mood. The ridiculous thing is they could have probably sold out wembley stadium.
I am very pleased to announce that Dire Straits are to be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2018! Thank you to everyone who voted and @rockhall for the nomination. Read more: https://t.co/X6uJ2C2lYe || #RockAndRollHallOfFame #dIREsTRAITS #RockHall pic.twitter.com/Kf2AMEy5pY— John Illsley (@John_Illsley) December 14, 2017