Album: Sting in the Tail (2010)
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  • Frontman Klaus Meine explained this song to Goldmine Magazine: "It's a ballad, but more in the true rock ballad fashion. When Still Loving You, off Love at First Sting was a smash hit back in the '80s, many folks made love to that song. Many people told us in Europe, especially in France, 'We called our daughter Sly because of Still Loving You. So I thought it would be a nice idea to write a song about that girl, Sly."

    In our interview with Scorpions guitarist Rudolf Schenker, he elaborated on the romantic impact "Still Loving You" had in France. Said Schenker: "'Still Loving You,' the song of love, created a baby boom in France. But we didn't believe it, either, you know? We were on a TV show in France between recordings, and the host, a very famous guy that interviews us each year, goes, 'Hey, guys, you know that you are responsible for the baby boom in '85.' We were laughing like crazy! And yes, it's been measured by the government."

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  • AnonymousPlease let me know how this song was arranged ( Rythm, drums bass interlude etc)
  • Kabluey_louie from TennesseeWOW! I never knew this to be the real story! It just goes to show (once again) how The Scorpions can write a stunning Power Ballad. A song like "SLY" that can make you think it's about the lost love between a father and daughter and the father trying to reach out to his daughter.
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