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Sting Has No Answers

Sylvie Simmons, Creem, March 1988

HELL, AT LEAST he's trying. Plenty have called him pretentious – quoting Shakespeare to drunks, diddling Jung, sporting philosophers and musicians like designer accessories – and I'll happily accept that he may well be. But his music isn't asinine, it's sensuous and clever. He's not a guru, he's an ex-schoolmaster from Newcastle, and if he likes to teach the world to whatever, that seems admirable to me. "I'm 36," says Sting, "I'm still asking questions." Here's some of the answers...

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