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Sting feat. Cheb Mami

Desert Rose

  • Club
  • Disco
  • Pop
  • Dance
  • Rock
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  • 2000
  • 2011
  • 2010
  • 1999
  • 2001

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“Desert Rose” is a single by Sting from his album Brand New Day (1999). The song peaked at #3 in Switzerland, #4 Italy, #15 in the UK Singles Chart and #17 in the US Billboard Hot 100. The song is noted for Sting’s duet performance with Algerian raï singer Cheb Mami, creating a distinct world music feel to the song. It also has a popular music video featuring Sting taking a trip through the Mojave Desert in a Jaguar S-Type and then going to a nightclub in Las Vegas, Nevada to perform the song with Cheb Mami. After shooting the video, Sting’s manager Miles Copeland III approached a music licensing maven, Lloyd Simon, to work with Jaguar on a collaboration, and the auto company featured the video in their prominent television advertisements during the year 2000. Also included on... Read on...

Song lines: ♪ I dream of rain ... I know that the clubs are weapons of war ... This desert flower

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Most votes come from Ukraine, Spain, United States, Portugal, Italy, Bosnia and Herzegowina, Poland, Czech Republic, Germany, and India.


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