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Sting: Back On The Beat

Robin Eggar, Radio Times, Summer 2003

A YEAR AGO, as Sting was preparing to perform at a charity party in Cannes, Bono introduced him. "He is one of the most talented singers and songwriters in the world," said the U2 frontman. "He plays a mean bass guitar, He's good-looking. He's fit. He has a beautiful wife. But God is fair ... and he has no penis!" The celebrity audience roared.

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