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"Englishman in New York" is a song by Sting, from his 1987 album …Nothing Like the Sun. The "Englishman" in question is the famous eccentric Quentin Crisp. Sting wrote the song not long after Crisp moved from London to an apartment in New York's Bowery. Crisp had remarked jokingly to the musician "…that he looked forward to receiving his naturalization papers so that he could commit a crime and not be deported."

The song was released as a single… read more

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  • Avatar for j7ndominica
    Very dynamic recording on the album "...Nothing Like the Sun". It even sounds a notch better than 1993 "Fields of Gold", let alone anything he recorded afterwards.
  • Avatar for abunono
    He must be an Englishman! In New York
  • Avatar for Asanity
    a great song, I strongly recommend it to all humans and aliens alike
  • Avatar for djsweetlips1971
    I FEEL alien but I am an artist.
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  • Avatar for Druid66
    Nice going, Stinger, on those Kennedy Center honors.
  • Avatar for veruschkan
    I'm an alien...I'm an illegal alien in New York. Ajaja!
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  • Avatar for HayleighRayment
    Not timeless at all that's a shop

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