Kilian Christanell - Austria

1- Name - Surname - Nickname - age - city - country ?
My name is Kilian Christanell. No nickname just Kilian. I’m 37 and I live in Vienna – Austria. Originally I’m born in Bozen South Tyrol / Italy and came to Vienna for studying at University.

2- What did you do for living?
I am working at the Austrian Computer Society in the project European Computer Driving Licence.)

3- Sting or Police?
Sting (and Police)

4- When did you start to collect Sting items and why?
In 1991.

5- What do you collect (everything, just CD, vinyl…)?
Only cds – high quality (regualar cds no promos and bootlegs (only soundboard recordings).

6- What is the item your are the proudest to have?
Acoustic Live in Newcastle. I think only 3000 copies are around – I do have one this great concert. Sting played in 1987 in Switzerland. He played a song of Wilhelm Tell – I do not know the name of the song, I know only that he played in twice… any tape in circulation?

7- What is the item your definitely want to have?
There exists a version of acoustic live in Newcastle with 3 additional songs (all this time, fragile and message in a bottle).

8- What is your best remember about Sting and/or collecting?
Art of the heart was my first bootleg and probably one of his best concerts… I was in Greenwich Village New York in 1994 and found a little record shop – I think I found about 40 bootlegs of Stings career…

9- How many time did you see sting/Police live?

Linz in 91, Vienna in 93, Wels, Vienna and Verona in 96/97, Burg Clam and Munich in 2000, Vienna and Dublin in 2004. 9 concerts and the 10th will be in June Bratislava (broken music tour…).

10- Your 5 favourites songs /your order of preference of the album?

Why should I cry for you
All this time
Mad about you
End of the game
All would envy

11- list the 7 Sting studio album (or police ones if you prefer police) in order of preference
The Soul cages
Brand New Day
Ten Summoners Tales
Nothing like the sun
Dream of the blue turtles
Mercury Falling
Sacred Love

12- what other sting recording is a MUST for you (unplugged, acoustic concert, non album songs...) ?

acoustic live in newcaste !

13- what is your favourite tour and why?
The Soul Cages Tour" .

14- what is your favourite album or single cover ?
Tempted, come down in time...

15- if it was not Sting, who would it be?

Peter Gabriel

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