Shadows In The Rain (5:03)

Cover of Message In A Box

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  • thebroadcast

    This song is part of an album that must be played in it's entirety, it just flows. I will miss not hearing the song,"The other way of Stopping" after it ends. It is like only reading part of a book. Reverb City.....

    23 Aug 2013 Reply
  • mandryka

    As good as The Dream of the Blue Tirtles is, the original version is WAY more evocative and brilliant than than on Sting's first album. Some things are better be left untouched...

    28 Jun 2013 Reply
  • firefly2811

    best version. amazing song.

    27 Jun 2013 Reply
  • PartySanCTG

    Meanwhile, Sting's solo version is insufferably cheesy, what with its stupid shuffle beat, idiotically eighties keyboards, female backing vocals, and distinct lack of anything creepy.

    19 Jan 2013 Reply
  • PartySanCTG

    I like the sparse production and arrangement. Andy's creepy guitar noises in the background work really well.

    19 Jan 2013 Reply
  • drmabuseuk

    Wow. This version is terrible. Slow and plodding, it sounds like a demo.

    20 Dec 2012 Reply
  • QuiveringGroove

    Surpised when the Police parted ways, a roommate at the time said, "if the Beatles can break up, why be surprised when someone else does?" Or something like that. Put it all in perspective.

    4 Dec 2012 Reply
  • bingbongbilly

    Woke up in my clothes again this morning.

    15 Oct 2012 Reply
  • echo725

    Lead bass.

    26 Apr 2012 Reply
  • Riverstokes

    Copeland is the driver here!

    23 Nov 2011 Reply
  • QuiveringGroove

    I can still remember when they busted onto the music scene. They had a great Groove going there for a while.

    4 Aug 2011 Reply
  • porcelina1409

    this one is groovier than the sting version for sure. And I'm an equal Police and Sting fan.

    15 Jul 2011 Reply
  • OriginalJoeCool

    Sting's version is good, but this version is the best for me.

    23 Dec 2010 Reply
  • scott_sea

    The Police version is the best IMHO. Stewart's drumming is such an integral part of the song...

    5 Aug 2010 Reply
  • systolediastole

    I have to agree that Sting's is much better, though I'm more of a Police fan in many ways.

    6 Jan 2010 Reply
  • djggou

    Anyone know of any other tracks/bands that sound like The Police's version of this song? Thanks

    9 Oct 2009 Reply
  • xeonman9000

    Sting's version is much better. [2]

    7 Oct 2009 Reply
  • foxxor

    wrong, this be polices number 1 tune imo

    21 Jun 2009 Reply
  • banyek314

    i would disagree... this original track sounds more >>how can you explain<< than the later one... :) an all time favourite of mine by the police. and yes, it is indeed sad, but not "just sad" and i think that's the way it is.

    30 Aug 2008 Reply
  • Sinjin

    I tried to like it....i hate it... Sting's version is much better. This one is just sad.

    13 Feb 2008 Reply
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