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The words and music of Sting

Christopher Gable

The words and music of Sting

by Christopher Gable

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Published by Praeger Publishers in Westport, Conn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sting -- (Musician) -- Criticism and interpretation,
  • Rock music -- History and criticism

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references, discography, filmography, and index.

    StatementChristopher Gable.
    SeriesThe Praeger singer-songwriter collection
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsML420.S847 G33 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22513868M
    ISBN 109780275993603
    LC Control Number2008037530

      On 'Sacred Love', it's evident Sting considers music and love the common threads running through us all, but he deftly dodges the sap and hearts and flowers. Check out the album's second song, 'Send Your Love', where he opens the tune with the lyrics, "Finding the world in the smallness of a grain of sand and holding infinities in the palm of. View Sting song lyrics by popularity along with songs featured in, albums, videos and song meanings. We have 25 albums and song lyrics in our database.

      The Words and Music of Sting by Christopher Gable, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. The Words and Music of Sting: Christopher Gable: We use cookies to give you the best possible experience.3/5(1).   “Sting mixes tenderness, sadness and humor in his narration, indulging readers with the same style of descriptive, pensive words that characterize his readers unfamiliar with Sting’s music will find the book compelling.” —Associated Press “A beautifully styled, elegantly crafted and intelligent portrayal of Sting’s own Brand: Random House Publishing Group.

    Sting paid his early dues playing bass with local outfits The Newcastle Big Band, The Phoenix Jazzmen, Earthrise and Last Exit, the latter of which featured his first efforts at song writing. Last Exit were big in the North East, but their jazz fusion was doomed to fail when punk rock exploded onto the music scene in .   “Sting mixes tenderness, sadness and humor in his narration, indulging readers with the same style of descriptive, pensive words that characterize his readers unfamiliar with Sting’s music will find the book compelling.” —Associated Press “A beautifully styled, elegantly crafted and intelligent portrayal of Sting’s own /5().


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The words and music of Sting by Christopher Gable Download PDF EPUB FB2

As a singer, budding songwriter and great fan of Sting's music, to me this book is a wonderful collection of the lyrics to all of Sting's songs, from the first Police-album up toincluding commentary by Sting on a variety of his songs.(Especially the most popular ones.)/5(55).

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 Cited by: 1. The Words and Music of Sting (The Praeger Singer-Songwriter Collection) - Kindle edition by Gable, Christopher. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets.

Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The Words and Music of Sting (The Praeger Singer-Songwriter Collection).5/5(2).

Sting has 68 books on Goodreads with ratings. Sting’s most popular book is Broken Music. 38 quotes from Sting: 'I don't drink coffee I take tea my dear I like my toast done on one side " (Englishman in New York)', 'For to sit in a room full of books, and remember the stories they told you, and to know precisely where each one is located and what was happening in your life at time or where you were when you first read it is the languid and distilled pleasure of the connoisseur.

“Sting mixes tenderness, sadness and humor in his narration, indulging readers with the same style of descriptive, pensive words that characterize his readers unfamiliar with Sting’s music will find the book compelling.” —Associated Press “A beautifully styled, elegantly crafted and intelligent portrayal of Sting’s own /5().

The NOOK Book (eBook) of the The Words and Music of Sting (The Praeger Singer-Songwriter Collection Series) by Christopher Gable at Barnes & Noble. Due to COVID, orders may be delayed. Thank you for your patience. Get this from a library. The words and music of Sting. [Christopher Gable] -- "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.

The Music of John Dowland In latemany Sting fans were perhaps surprised that his new album was a recording of Renaissance lute songs by John Dowland. Here was an international superstar, a veteran of the music and film industries, an environmental and human rights activist and award-winning songwriter with a practically guaranteed fan.

Get this from a library. The words and music of Sting. [Christopher Gable] -- Sting has successfully established himself as one of the most important singer-songwriters in Western popular music over the past twenty years.

His affinity for collaborative work and disparate. Publishing my lyrics separately from their musical accompaniment is something that I've studiously avoided until now. The two, lyrics and music, have always been mutually dependent, in much the same way as a mannequin and a set of clothes are dependent on each other; separate them, and what remains is a naked dummy and a pile of cloth/5(22).

General CommentInspired by Sting's work on [“Broken Music,”] "The Book of My Life" is the sort of brooding, introspective ballad that the singer has defined throughout his ka Shankar's sitar summons an atmosphere of mystery at the song's beginning, like the unsettling feeling of encountering yourself in a dream, as song's main character reluctantly digs in the dirt of his 3/5(3).

The book of my life Let me watch by the fire and remember my days And it may be a trick of the firelight But the flickering pages that trouble my sight Is a book I'm afraid to write It's the book. 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. Lyrics by Sting lingers in your mind. For poets, the birth of his songs and greatest hits added a layer to depth to his music.

Sting was hesitant about publishing his lyrics as a book. As a poet, I appreciate Sting's work and have always studied songwriters' lyrics. Interwoven in the music we love are hidden stories about how the music came to be/5. Find books like Stung (Stung, #1) from the world’s largest community of readers.

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The Book Of My Life (Album Version) Licensed to YouTube by. UMG (on behalf of A&M); SOLAR Music Rights Management, LatinAutor, BMI - Broadcast Music Inc., UNIAO BRASILEIRA DE EDITORAS DE MUSICA. This is the wonderful, inspiring and gripping "The Book Of My Life" by Sting (feat.

Anoushka Shankar), from his album "Sacred Love". A big pleasure to the ear. For the eyes, I. “Sting mixes tenderness, sadness and humor in his narration, indulging readers with the same style of descriptive, pensive words that characterize his readers unfamiliar with Sting’s music will find the book compelling.” —Associated Press “A beautifully styled, elegantly crafted and intelligent portrayal of Sting’s own.

Get this from a library! The Words and Music of Sting. [CHRISTOPHER GABLE] -- Sting has successfully established himself as one of the most important singer-songwriters in Western popular music over the past twenty years. His affinity for collaborative work and disparate.The Book Of My Life Chords - Sting, version (1).

Play The Book Of My Life Chords using simple video lessons Music and lyrics by Sting. The Book of my life. Let me [F#m]watch by the fire and remember my days And it [E]may be a trick of the firelight But the [B?/D#]flickering pages that trouble my sight Is a [D]book I'm afraid to write It's 4/5(4).

Set in s Chicago, The Sting is a rough and tumble novel about some con artists who after accidentally scamming a organised crime numbers runner which results in the death of one of their crew seek to pull a larger con to wipe out the culprit in revenge/5.