"King of Pain" is a song by The Police, originally released on their 1983 album Synchronicity.
It was released as a worldwide single by A&M Records. It was the second single from Synchronicity in the US and the fourth single in the UK.
Reaching #3 in the US charts in October 1983, and #1 on the Billboard Top Tracks chart for five weeks in August 1983, the single is The Police's most successful US single (together with "Every Little Thing… read more
There's a little black spot on the sun today
It's the same old thing as yesterday
There's a black hat caught in the high tree top
There's a flag pole rag and the wind won't stop