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The words and music of Sting

Author: Christopher Gable
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Praeger Publishers, 2009.
Series: Praeger singer-songwriter collection.
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"The Words and Music of Sting subdivides Sting's life and works into rough periods of creative activity and offers a fantastic opportunity to view Sting's many stylistic changes within a coherent general framework. After analyzing Sting's musical output album by album and song by song, author Christopher Gable sums up Sting's accomplishments and places him on the continuum of influential singer-songwriters, showing  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Gable, Christopher, 1968-
Words and music of Sting.
Westport, Conn. : Praeger Publishers, c2009
(OCoLC)639340807
Named Person: Sting, (Musician); Sting, (Musician); Sting.; Sting, (Musician)
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher Gable
ISBN: 9780275993603 0275993604
OCLC Number: 236329609
Description: xix, 144 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: The Police. Outlandos d'amour ; Reggatta de blanc ; Zenyatta mondatta ; Ghost in the machine --
Synchronicity to superstardom --
Going solo. The dream of the blue turtles ; Bring on the night --
Mother and father. --Nothing like the sun ; The soul cages --
Return. Ten summoner's tales ; Fields of gold and demolition man ; Mercury falling --
Hope and terror. Brand new day ; --All this time ; Sacred love.
Series Title: Praeger singer-songwriter collection.
Other Titles: Sting
Responsibility: Christopher Gable.
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Sting has established himself as one of the singer-songwriters in Western popular music. Analyzing Sting's musical output album by album and song by song, this title presents Sting's accomplishments  Read more...

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