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(Yahoo!) - One of music's most enduringly popular figures, Sting, is poised to release his first album of original material in a decade. Yes, it has been that long—Sting's last such set was Sacred Love, which came out in 2003!

Now, on September 24, he'll delight fans with The Last Ship, which is not only an album—it's also scheduled as a stage musical set to hit Broadway in 2014. He'll also commemorate this special release with a series of benefit shows in New York City discussing the creative process behind the new music.

However, ahead of that, we at Yahoo! Music are happy to give fans a jump on what Sting will be offering. Enjoy this exclusive clip of Sting discussing the origins of The Last Ship—a revealing glimpse into the challenges of his childhood and upbringing.


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