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"Every Breath You Take"
The Police
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One of the biggest American hits of all times which also spent 4 weeks at the top of the UK Charts.
The Police
Song facts
Composers Police
Genre Pop
Album  Synchronicity
Year of Release  1983
In cover versions
Gloria Gaynor
Soul queen Gloria Gaynor brings some razzmatazz to the song as does soul legend Solomon Burke.

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The Police
58%
Gloria Gaynor
2%
Solomon Burke
2%
Maureen Nolan
8%
Puff Daddy
29%

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Sting may have written the words to this but the guitar riff is down to Andy Summers.

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