The singing Police man

By Jane Cornwall In Commentary

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22nd January, 2011
'Music is my church," says Sting, sitting in an empty auditorium in western France and looking, with his steady gaze and yoga-honed leanness, more than a little priestly. "Music puts me in touch with things that are beyond description," he adds with a smile. "That's what spirituality is: the idea that there is something beyond your understanding that is paid reverence to." His blue eyes crinkle. "All music is spiritual," he says in his clipped Geordie tones. "Pop music can be just as sublime as classical music, even if pop is in a state of crisis right now. But then everything is in ...

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