Sting in the Tail is the seventeenth studio album by German rock band Scorpions. It was released on March 19, 2010 in Europe (March 14 in Greece and was released on March 23 in North America. It will likely be their last studio album before retirement.

The album has a duet featuring the Finnish symphonic metal singer Tarja Turunen, in the song “The Good Die Young”.

A tentative title for the album was Humanity: Hour II, however this was eventually scrapped.

First week sales in the United States were 18,500 copies sold placing it at No. 23 on the Billboard 200. In Germany the album debuted at No. 2, but fell in its second week to No. 3, in France at No. 16 and in Greece at No. 1. The album also peaked at Number 2 on the Billboard Rock Charts

Klaus Meine: Lead vocals
Matthias Jabs: Lead guitar, Backing vocals
Rudolf Schenker: Rhythm guitar, Backing vocals
Paweł Mąciwoda: Bass, Backing vocals
James Kottak: Drums, Percussion
Tarja Turunen: Vocals on “The Good Die Young”

Edited by Timitzi on 27 Jun 2010, 20:33

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