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Fortress Around Your Heart is a song from Sting's 1985 album The Dream of the Blue Turtles. The song was also released as a single, and reached #8 and #49 on the U.S. and U.K. singles charts, respectively.

Sting wrote the song in the studio in Barbados in 1985. A Branford Marsalis sax solo is the highlight of the song. The inspiration for this song was the pain he felt from the failure of his first marriage. In… read more

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Under the ruins of a walled city
Crumbling towers in beams of yellow light.
No flags of truce, no cries of pity;
The siege guns had been pounding…

Sting - Fortress Around Your Heart Lyrics

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