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The Police: Roxanne (1978)

The first version shows the band performing the song on a stage on what is perhaps a sound check to a show. Many slow motion shots of the group live appear here as well.

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"Roxanne" is a song by English rock band The Police. Written by lead singer and bassist Sting, the song was released in April 1978 as a single from their debut album Outlandos d'Amour. It was written from the point of view of a man who falls in love with a prostitute. On re-release in 1979, the song peaked at number 12 on the UK Singles Chart. Two different music videos were released for "Roxanne". Written by Peter-Patrick76 (peter-patrick@mail.com)

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