Artist: Sting featuring Cheb Mami
Album: Brand New Day (1999)
Released: 17 January 2000 (UK)
Writer & Producer: Sting
The lyrics of the song are inspired by the Frank Herbert novel, Dune, of which Sting is a fan. Sting also played the villainous Feyd Rautha in the 1984 film adaptation. Both the book and the song feature the Arabic language, as well as imagery involving moisture and desert plant life.
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