Tuesday, October 2, 2012

The Top 60 Songs of Sting & The Police

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Sting was born on October 2, 1951. In honor of his birthday, the DMDB presents its list of the top 60 songs by Sting and The Police. As always, DMDB lists are determined by a combination of songs’ sales, chart appearances, awards, and placement on best-of lists.


The Top 60 Songs of Sting & The Police

1. Every Breath You Take * (1983)
2. Roxanne * (1978)
3. Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic * (1981)
4. Don’t Stand So Close to Me * (1980)
5. Message in a Bottle * (1979)

6. King of Pain * (1983)
7. If I Ever Lose My Faith in You (1993)
8. De Do Do Do De Da Da Da * (1980)
9. Fields of Gold (1993)
10. Can’t Stand Losing You * (1978)

11. Walking on the Moon * (1979)
12. Synchronicity II * (1983)
13. Wrapped Around Your Finger * (1983)
14. If You Love Somebody Set Them Free (1985)
15. Spirits in the Material World * (1981)

16. Englishman in New York (1987)
17. All for Love (Sting with Rod Stewart & Bryan Adams, 1993)
18. Desert Rose (1999)
19. So Lonely * (1978)
20. All This Time (1991)

21. Invisible Sun * (1981)
22. Be Still My Beating Heart (1987)
23. When We Dance (1994)
24. Fragile (1987)
25. Driven to Tears * (1981)

26. Russians (1985)
27. Brand New Day (1999)
28. Fortress Around Your Heart (1985)
29. They Dance Alone (1987)
30. I Burn for You * (1982)

31. We’ll Be Together (1987)
32. Moon Over Bourbon Street (1985)
33. Why Should I Cry for You? (1991)
34. Next to You * (1978)
35. Love Is the Seventh Wave (1985)

36. Don’t Stand So Close to Me ’86 * (1986)
37. When the World Is Running Down You Make the Best of What’s Still Around * (1980)
38. The Bed’s Too Big Without You * (1979)
39. Bring on the Night * (1979)
40. Tea in the Sahara * (1983)

41. Murder by Numbers * (1983)
42. Hole in My Life * (1978)
43. It’s Probably Me (Sting with Eric Clapton, 1992)
44. Mad about You (1991)
45. The Soul Cages (1991)

46. Demolition Man * (1981)
47. Whenever I Say Your Name (Sting with Mary J. Blige, 2003)
48. Seven Days (1993)
49. Shape of My Heart (1993)
50. I Hung My Head (1996)

51. Truth Hits Everybody * (1978)
52. Synchronicity I * (1983)
53. This Cowboy Song (1995)
54. Secret Journey * (1981)
55. You Still Touch Me (1996)

56. Canary in a Coal Mine * (1980)
57. Fall Out * (1977)
58. Down So Long (live, 1986)
59. Walking in Your Footsteps * (1983)
60. Voices Inside My Head * (1980)

* songs by The Police


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