This from Sting in an interview with Timothy White in the September 18, 1999, issue of Billboard:

White asked: “What role does a creative person have these days in our cultural destiny?

Sting: As a canary in a coal mine.

Now, there’s an image.


2 thoughts on “Canaries…

    1. Yeah. Sting can be a pretty witty, tricky person, but I think he’s on the level. It was an interview with the legendary Timothy White after all, one great musical minds sitting opposite one great music (and liberal arts) mind.

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