Sting and Jimmy Fallon Put a Barbershop Quartet Spin on "Roxanne" (Video)
"Roxanne" a cappella ragtime-style.
It's "Roxanne" like you never heard it before.
When Sting stopped by The Tonight Show, the Police frontman didn't turn on the red light, but instead donned a stripped blazer and hat, and joined host Jimmy Fallon and the Ragtime Gals to put a ragtime, barbershop quintet spin on the Police's 1978 tune about falling for a lady of the night.
So, if you've ever wondered what it would sound like if "Roxanne" had been recorded in the style of a cappella ragtime here's your chance to find out. At least the harmonies are pretty impressive.
This story first appeared on Billboard.com.