Sting - Fortress Around Your Heart

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Music video by Sting performing Fortress Around Your Heart. (Option Two) (C) 1991 A&M Records

"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. It also reached #1 for two weeks on the Billboard Top Rock Tracks chart, becoming his second consecutive #1 hit on this chart. 

Sting wrote the song in the studio in Barbados in 1985. The song features a Branford Marsalis sax solo. The inspiration for this song was the pain he felt from the failure of his first marriage. In a Musician magazine interview later that year, he said:
"Fortress is about appeasement, about trying to bridge the gaps between individuals. The central image is a minefield that you've laid around this other person to try and protect them. Then you realise that you have to walk back through it. I think it's one of the best choruses I've ever written."

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1991  90s  Sting  Pop

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