Symphonicities - Sting
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  1. Next to You]
  2. Englishman in New York]
  3. Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic]
  4. I Hung My Head]
  5. You Will Be My Ain True Love]
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  1. Next to You]
  2. Englishman in New York]
  3. Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic]
  4. I Hung My Head]
  5. You Will Be My Ain True Love]
  6. Roxanne]
  7. When We Dance]
  8. The End of the Game]
  9. I Burn for You]
  10. We Work the Black Seam]
  11. She's Too Good for Me]
  12. The Pirate's Bride]
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Given Sting's far-reaching ambition and interests, it was merely a matter of time before he recorded an orchestral album, but 2010's Symphonicities surprises by offering symphonic arrangements of his older songs instead of a new work. This is a canny move, for the common complaint lodged against rock-classical crossovers is against the quality of the material -- think Paul McCartney or Billy Joel -- a criticism that can't be leveled here, as this is a selection of some of Sting's best songs. By relying on his catalog, Sting ...

Symphonicities 2010, DG

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