Roxanne Lyrics

Roxanne

The Police

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Roxanne Lyrics

Roxanne, you don’t have to put on the red light
Those days are over
You don’t have to sell your body to the night

Roxanne, you don’t have to wear that dress tonight
Walk the streets for money
You don’t care if it’s wrong or if it’s right

Roxanne, you don’t have to put on the red light
Roxanne, you don’t have to put on the red light

||: Roxanne, put on the red light :|| x5

I loved you since I knew you
I wouldn’t talk down to you
I have to tell you just how I feel
I won’t share you with another boy

I know my mind is made up
So put away your makeup
Told you once I won’t tell you again
It’s a bad way

Roxanne, you don’t have to put on the red light
Roxanne, you don’t have to put on the red light

You don’t have to put on the red light
||: Roxanne, put on the red light :|| x9

You don’t have to put on the red light
Roxanne, put on the red light
You don’t have to put on the red light
||: Roxanne, put on the red light :|| x3


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Roxanne – Guitar Lesson

RoxanneRoxanne’s verse progression descend which cleverly supports the lyrical attempt to stop Roxanne from selling her body under the red light.

The bridge/pre-chorus employ the II – V – VI progression which set us up for the very common I – IV – V chorus.

Go to video lessons: Roxanne chords.


Sting – Biography

sting-thumbSting is an English musician who, prior to his solo career, had a band called The Police, with Stewart Copeland and Andy Summers.

Formed by drummer Stewart Copeland in 1977, The Police reached worldwide success after releasing their first single ‘Roxanne’ only a year after they formed the band.

To find out more, go to Sting biography.


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