King Of Pain
The Police
Police 1983 King of Pain 45 - 2

I have stood here before inside the pouring rain
With the world turning circles, running 'round my brain
I guess I always thought that you could end this reign
But it's my destiny to be the king of pain

Peak Chart Position
  • peaked at No. 3 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in 1983
  • No. 1 on the Mainstream Rock chart in 1983
  • peaked at No. 17 on the UK Singles chart in 1984
  • from The Police's fifth and final studio album, Synchronicity (1983)
  • the seventh of nine Top-40 singles charted on the Hot 100 by The Police
  • on the record:
       Sting- lead vocals, bass guitar, piano, backing vocals
       Andy Summers- guitars
       Stewart Copeland- drums, marimba
  • written by Sting
  • produced by The Police, Hugh Padgham
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