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The Police

Every Breath You Take

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“Every Breath You Take” is a song by The Police on the band’s 1983 album Synchronicity, written by Sting and Andy Summers (but officially credited to Sting only). The single was one of the biggest hits of 1983, topping the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart for eight weeks and the UK Singles Chart for four weeks. It also topped the Billboard Top Tracks chart for nine weeks. Sting won Song of the Year and The Police won Best Pop Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal at the Grammy Awards of 1984 for “Every Breath You Take”. The song ranked No. 84 on the Rolling Stone list of the 500 Greatest Songs of All Time and No. 25 on Billboards Hot 100 All-Time Top Songs. This song is considered to be The Police’s signature song, and in 2010 was estimated to generate... Read on...

Song lines: ♪ Every move you make ... Every night you stay, I'll be watching you ... Every game you play

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This song is listed #84 on Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time.

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More songs by The Police (See Charts): Darkness, It'S Alright For You, Behind My Camel, Canary In A Coalmine, Driven To Tears, Rehumanize Yourself, One World (Not Three), Tea In The Sahara, O My God, and Invisible Sun.

Popular in Rock (See Charts): Bohemian Rhapsody, Stairway To Heaven, Beat It, Give In To Me, Wherever You Will Go, Stigmatized, Nothing'S Changed, Hotel California, Imagine, and Nothing Else Matters.


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