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The Police: Every Breath You Take (1983)

A promotional video for The Police's 1983 hit single "Every Breath You Take."
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Stewart Copeland ... Self
The Police ... Themselves
Sting ... Sting
Andy Summers ... Self
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The song had a music video (directed by duo Godley and Creme) loosely based on Gjon Mili's 1944 short film Jammin' the Blues. Shot in black-and-white, the video depicts the band, accompanied by a pianist and string section, performing the song in a darkened ballroom as a man washes the floor-to-ceiling window behind them. Sting performs his part on upright bass rather than bass guitar. Written by Peter-Patrick76 (peter-patrick@mail.com)

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UK

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English

Release Date:

12 June 1983 (USA) See more »

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Medialab Productions See more »
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The music video was praised for its cinematography; MTV (1999), Rolling Stone (1993), and VH1 (2002) named it as one of the best music videos ever, placing it 16th, 61st, & 33rd in their respective top 100 lists. See more »

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