Moment Sting jumped on stage to join overwhelmed singer in rendition of 'Englishman in New York'

26 October 2020, 17:11 | Updated: 23 November 2020, 16:24

The incredible moment took place when amateur singer Isabel Suckling was performing at the 'Divino Tuscany' wine festival in Italy and the band started to play 'Englishman In New York'.
The incredible moment took place when amateur singer Isabel Suckling was performing at the 'Divino Tuscany' wine festival in Italy and the band started to play 'Englishman In New York'. Picture: JamesSucklingTV/YouTube

Vintage footage shows Sting in the audience at an Italian concert when the band and singer started performing his hit song, prompting the star to jump on stage and join in.

It's not everyday you get to sing on stage with Sting, but that's exactly what happened to one overwhelmed young starlet in a recently resurfaced video clip.

The incredible moment took place when amateur singer Isabel Suckling was performing at the 2012 'Divino Tuscany' wine festival in Italy and the band started to play 'Englishman In New York'.

See more: Sting's 10 greatest songs ever, ranked

Sting and wife Trudie Styler, whose vineyard grounds the festival was taking place in, are seen standing in the audience and encouraging the singer as she starts to perform the iconic song.

The amazing moment took place at Sting's famous Italian home, Il Palagio, a vineyard, estate and wedding venue in the Tuscan Hills.
The amazing moment took place as singer The amazing moment from 2012 took place at Sting's famous Italian home, Il Palagio, a vineyard, estate and wedding venue in the Tuscan Hills. Sting's famous Italian home, Il Palagio, a vineyard, estate and wedding venue in the Tuscan Hills. Picture: JamesSucklingTV/YouTube
Sting and wife Trudie Styler, whose vineyard grounds the festival was taking place in, are seen standing in the audience and encouraging the singer as she starts to perform the iconic song.
Sting and wife Trudie Styler, whose vineyard grounds the festival was taking place in, are seen standing in the audience and encouraging the singer as she starts to perform the iconic song. Picture: JamesSucklingTV/YouTube
But it seems Sting can't resist joining in, and within moments The Police frontman jumps on stage to sing alongside the startled young performer.
But it seems Sting can't resist joining in, and within moments The Police frontman jumps on stage to sing alongside the startled young performer. Picture: JamesSucklingTV/YouTube

See more: 8 fascinating Sting facts - why is he actually called Sting?

But it seems Sting can't resist joining in, and within moments The Police frontman jumps on stage to sing alongside the startled young performer.

The duo were accompanied on stage by legendary Cuban jazz pianist Ernán López-Nussa, Cuban drummer Enrique Pla García and bass player Gaston Joya Perellada.

See more: Disturbed's new cover of Sting's 'If I Ever Lose My Faith in You' is stunning

The amazing moment from 2012 took place at Sting's famous Italian home, Il Palagio, a vineyard, estate and wedding venue in the Tuscan Hills.

Released in 1988, 'Englishman in New York' was the third single from Sting's second studio album ...Nothing Like The Sun.

See more: Sting performs The Police classics from home studio for ‘In My Room’ set - video

The duo were accompanied on stage by legendary Cuban jazz pianist Ernán López-Nussa, Cuban drummer Enrique Pla García and bass player Gaston Joya Perellada.
The duo were accompanied on stage by legendary Cuban jazz pianist Ernán López-Nussa, Cuban drummer Enrique Pla García and bass player Gaston Joya Perellada. Picture: JamesSucklingTV/YouTube

Despite its popularity, the original version of the song only reached number 51 in the UK charts, but after being re-mixed in mid-1990, reached a respectable number 15.

See more: Listen to Sting's new version of 'Every Breath You Take' from new album 'My Songs'

The song was inspired by eccentric gay icon, englishman Quentin Crisp, written not long after he moved from London to Manhattan.

Sting had met Quentin in New York and the latter had reportedly joked "that he looked forward to receiving his naturalisation papers so that I can commit a crime and not be deported."

See next: Watch Sting and James Corden annoy everyone with 'Subway Karaoke'