Coverafbeelding Sting - Mad About You
  • Statistieken
  •   5 wkn Tipparade
  •   1991

Artiestinformatie

Geboortedatum   02-10-1951
Land   Verenigd Koninkrijk

Sting (echte naam Gordon Summer) begint zijn zangcarriëre in de band The Police die tussen 1978 en 1986 enorm populair is. In '85 begint hij een solocarriëre en dat pakt goed uit want hij scoort enorme hits als Russians, Love Is The Seventh Wave, Englishman In New York. Fragile en All This Time. Ook in de jaren daarna scoort hij hit maar minder succesvol. Wel scoort hij samen met Bryan Adams en Rod Stewart een top 3-hit met All For Love. In 2003 heeft hij samen met Craig David een enorme hit met de single Rise And Fall. Hierna scoort Sting geen hits meer maar blijft wel albums maken.

Zijn laatste album 57th And 9th verscheen in 2016.

Songtekst

A stone's throw from Jerusalem
I walked a lonely mile in the moonlight
And though a million stars were shining
My heart was lost on a distant planet
That whirls around the April moon
Whirling in an arc of sadness
I'm lost without you
I'm lost without you
Though all my kingdoms turn to sand
And fall into the sea
I'm mad about you
I'm mad about you

And from the dark secluded valleys
I heard the ancient songs of sadness
But every step I thought of you
Every footstep only you
And every star a grain of sand
The leavings of a dried up ocean
Tell me, how much longer?
How much longer?

They say a city in the desert lies
The vanity of an ancient king
But the city lies in broken pieces
Where the wind howls and the vultures sing
These are the works of man
This is the sum of our ambition
It would make a prison of my life
If you became another's wife
With every prison blown to dust
My enemies walk free
I'm mad about you
I'm mad about you

And I have never in my life
Felt more alone than I do now
Although I claim dominions over all I see
It means nothing to me
There are no victories
In all our histories, without love

A stone's throw from Jerusalem
I walked a lonely mile in the moonlight
And though a million stars were shining
My heart was lost on a distant planet
That whirls around the April moon
Whirling in an arc of sadness
I'm lost without you
I'm lost without you
And though you hold the keys to ruin
Of everything I see
With every prison blown to dust,
My enemies walk free
Though all my kingdoms turn to sand
And fall into the sea
I'm mad about you
I'm mad about you

Songinformatie

ArtiestSting
 A-kant
Titel Mad About You
Lengte 03:53
Componist(en) Sting
Producer(s) Sting & Hugh Padgham
 B-kant
Titel Tempted (Live)
Lengte 04'41
Componist(en) Sting
Producer(s) Sting & Hugh Padgham
Platenlabel A&M
Catalogusnr 390 627-7
Hoogste positie UK 56
Hoogste positie US -
Album The Soul Cages

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