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TED Talks: Season 2014

2014x108 Sting: How I started writing songs again
TV-PG

  • 2014-05-30T07:00:00+03:00 on YouTube
  • 15 mins
  • United States
  • Documentary, Special Interest

Sting’s early life was dominated by a shipyard—and he dreamed of nothing more than escaping the industrial drudgery. But after a nasty bout of writer’s block that stretched on for years, Sting found himself channeling the stories of the shipyard workers he knew in his youth for song material. In a lyrical, confessional talk, Sting treats us to songs from his upcoming musical, and to an encore of “Message in a Bottle.”

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