Tenor Sax & Piano - Early Intermediate
By The Police. Arranged by James M. Guthrie, ASCAP. Score, Solo Part. 13 pages. Published by jmsgu3 (H0.270323-229400).
Item Number: H0.270323-229400
Duration: 2:52, score: 11 pages, part: 2 pages, 67 measures in common time, MM:quarter = 115. Suitable for recital, church or jazz combo performance.
"At the 26th Annual Grammy Awards the song was nominated for three Grammy Awards, including Song of the Year, Best Pop Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocals, and Record of the Year, winning in the first two categories. For the song, Sting received the 1983 British Academy's Ivor Novello award for Best Song Musically and Lyrically.
The song is considered to be both The Police's and Sting's signature song, and in 2010 was estimated to generate between a quarter and a third of Sting's music publishing income. In the 1983 Rolling Stone critics and readers poll, it was voted "Song of the Year". In the US, it was the best-selling single of 1983 and fifth-best-selling single of the decade. Billboard ranked it as the number-one song for 1983.
The song ranked number 84 on the Rolling Stone list of the 500 Greatest Songs of All Time and is included in The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame's 500 Songs that Shaped Rock and Roll. It also ranked number 25 on Billboard's Hot 100 All-Time Top Songs. In 2015, the song was voted by the British public as the nation's favourite 1980s number one in a poll for ITV.
"Every Breath You Take" has been ranked as the 94th best song of all time, as well as the third best song of 1983, in an aggregation of critics' lists at acclaimedmusic.net.
Rolling Stone magazine's list of the 500 Greatest Songs of All Time placed it at No. 84.
It is one of The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame's Songs that Shaped Rock and Roll.
It ranked No. 25 on Billboard's Hot 100 All-Time Top Songs.
In 1989, "Every Breath You Take" was voted No. 95 by Rolling Stone on its list of the "100 Best Singles of the Last 25 Years".
In 2001, the RIAA's Songs of the Century placed the song 44th (out of 365).
The song came in at No. 424 in Q's list of the "1001 Greatest Songs Ever" in 2003.
In 2004, "Every Breath You Take" was ranked No. 216 in WXPN's list of The 885 All-Time Greatest Songs.
In 2005, Blender ranked the song at No. 315 on its list of "The 500 Greatest Songs Since You Were Born".
In 2000, the song appeared at No. 42 on Rolling Stone's list of "100 Greatest Pop Songs", compiled by Rolling Stone and MTV music critics to rank songs released since The Beatles' breakthrough.
In 2015 "Every Breath You Take" topped the poll in ITV's "The Nation's Favourite 80s Number One" show.
VH1 ranked the song No. 46 on the "100 Greatest Songs of the 80s" countdown in its series The Greatest." Wikipedia
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