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Broken Music
Broken Music
Author: Sting
Those expecting to find lurid tales of rock & roll excess with the Police in Sting's candidly written, minutely detailed autobiography, BROKEN MUSIC, should probably look elsewhere; the only drug taking here is courtesy of a Brazilian religious ceremony. The experience prompts hallucinogenic recollections on the part of the author and fo...  more »
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ISBN-13: 9780385336789
ISBN-10: 0385336780
Publication Date: 10/2003
Pages: 352
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.

3.8 stars, based on 42 ratings
Publisher: The Dial Press
Book Type: Hardcover
Other Versions: Paperback
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krkckt avatar reviewed Broken Music on + 16 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 3
I enjoyed this, it was a nice story with great insight into Sting's early life.
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Helpful Score: 3
this book is for any fan of sting or the police... lots of great information about the artist himself, his life, and lots of police info. written in a way that captures your eyes, mind, and heart....
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Helpful Score: 1
A good autobiography, but no photos (except on the dust cover) or index (in case one wants to look up a certain event or person). There is no co-writer listed, but it is very readable. My copy is the first edition so I don't know if it was reprinted, but there are 22 copies available on PBS so it seems to have sold well.
He didn't have a lot of financial resources at the beginning of his career. "One morning Stewart called to say he'd found a guitarist and to ask if I would come around to hear him. I tell him I'll have to bring the baby, as Frances has an audition." The guitarist is new in town, from Corsica, "and it becomes apparent as we play that he hasn't been hired for his virtuosity. He only only knows a few chords, but boy does he look cool in those leather pants."
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Great autobiography. A must read for all Sting fans.
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Sting - a better singer than writer. However, he's had a curious life. One could breeze through this "autobiography" in two hours.