Skip to main content
Text only version of this page
Access keys help
Explore the BBC
This page has been archived and is no longer updated.
Find out more about page archiving.
Sold on Song
Search For A Songwriter
Like this page?
Send it to a friend!
"Every Breath You Take"
One of the biggest American hits of all times which also spent 4 weeks at the top of the UK Charts.
Year of Release
In cover versions
Soul queen Gloria Gaynor brings some razzmatazz to the song as does soul legend Solomon Burke.
Listen to Gloria Gaynor's cover
MORE COVER VERSIONS
VOTE FOR YOUR FAVOURITE...
it's one of the most sinister popular songs I can remember
Listen to Richard Allinson on the song
READ MORE COMMENTS...
Make a comment
Your Name and Town/City:
Sting may have written the words to this but the guitar riff is down to Andy Summers.
Find out more about collaboration in the
Test your knowledge
Are you brave enough to try the "Every Breath You Take" quiz?!
Don't Look Back In Anger
Fairytale of New York
Sign up for updates on new songs, documentaries and live events
Like this song? Try these...
Special guests on Dermot's show this week
Radio 2 Documentaries
Find out more about current and forthcoming documentaries on Radio 2.
About the BBC
Privacy & Cookies Policy