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The Power and Poignancy of Sting’s Songwriting

From the first time we heard him in the late 70s, there was something very distinct about Sting’s songwriting. Here he was, high in the charts with a love song to a prostitute (“Roxanne)” and then, telling of someone who was about to take their own life because love hadn’t worked out (“Can’t Stand Losing […]