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Rocker Sting Finds New Occupation, Creating ‘Stingtones’ (watch!)

Sting sings popular ringtones in his own "sting way" on the Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon last night. (Photo: ScreenCap)

Sting sings popular ringtones in his own “sting way” on the Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon last night. (Photo: ScreenCap)

Rocker Sting from the UK band The Police, stopped by the Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon last night (Oct. 16) and left with a whole new occupation. Wacky Jimmy had the musician create “Stingtones,” a more melodic version of cellphone ring tones.

Sting, real name Gordon Sumner, even recorded an outgoing voicemail for one lucky fan in the audience.

Hey, if his day job doesn’t work out, the iconic musician can always work ringtones.

“I could make a fortune,” he said.

“You could make all your money on Stingtones, that’s the best,” Fallon interjected.

“I’ll give you a cut, don’t worry,” replied Sting. Yeah right, you know how that goes.

In any event, the whole thing got started when Fallon as the “King of Pain” singer to record familiar ringtones in a more musical style.

One of the ringtones, Fallon said, even sounded like a Police song.

“It does sound like a Police song, my lawyers will be on it,” the rocker jokingly replied.

The lucky fan, picked by a lottery, turned out to be someone from Hungary. Sting sang his voicemail message to the tune of his classic song, “Message in a Bottle.”

Check out the video below, it’s hilarious and be sure to follow IM on Twitter for the latest music news.


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