Gordon Matthew Thomas Sumner; CBE (born October 2; 1951); better known by his stage name Sting; is an Academy Award-nominated sixteen time Grammy-winning English musician from Wallsend in North Tyneside. Prior to starting his solo career; he was the principal songwriter.lead singer and bass guitar player of the rock band The Police. As a solo musician and member of The Police; Sting has sold over 100 million records; and received over sixteen Grammy Awards for his work; receiving his first Grammy for Best Rock Instrumental Performance in 1981; and receiving an Oscar nomination for best song. Fields of Gold is the 3rd track from Ten Summoner's Tales, the fourth solo studio album by the rock musician Sting. The title is a combined pun of his given name, Gordon Sumner, and a character in Geoffrey Chaucer's The Canterbury Tales, the summoner. Released in 1993, it explores themes of love and morality in a noticeably upbeat mood compared to his previous release, the introspective The Soul Cages.
This album contained two U.S. hits; "If I Ever Lose My Faith in You" reached #17 on the Billboard Hot 100 and "Fields of Gold" reached #23..Gordon Matthew.