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The Police

Message in a Bottle (4:55)

"Message in a Bottle" is a 1979 song by The Police, from their second album, Reggatta de Blanc.

The song is ostensibly about a castaway on an island, who sends out a message in a bottle to seek help. A year later, he feels that there is no need for love. Later on, he sees "a hundred billion bottles" on the shore, finding out that there are more people like him out there. The Police debuted the song on live television.…

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Just a cast away an island lost at sea-o
Another lonely day, no one here but me-o
More loneliness than any man could bear
Rescue me before I fall into despair-o

The Police - Message in a Bottle Lyrics


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  • Good old Massage in a Brothel...
  • sos
  • cool song but what's up with that fake Jamaican accent?
  • Somehow with this song the police preempted social networks:aren't they places where we send messages to the world and we feel less lonely seeing "hundred billions" messages from other people?
  • Best (short) intro ever.
  • amazing lol
  • I hope that someone gets mine <3

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