Similar US pressings of this release: King Of Pain - code 'W' on label - pressed by Columbia Records Pressing Plant, Carrollton, GA King Of Pain - code 'X' on label - pressed by Columbia Records Pressing Plant, Pitman King Of Pain - code 'R' on label - pressed by RCA Records Pressing Plant, Indianapolis
Pressing Plant ID (Labels): C
Matrix / Runout (Label side A): AM-02569-A
Matrix / Runout (Label side B): AM-02569-B
Matrix / Runout (Runout Side A): AR ∆ 109378 A&M-AM-02569-A M-1 MASTERDISK HW
Matrix / Runout (Runout side B): MR ∆ 109378X A&M-AM-02569-B-M-1
Phonographic Copyright (p) – A&M Records, Inc.
Copyright (c) – A&M Records, Inc.
Published By – Magnetic Publishing Ltd.
Published By – Reggatta Music
Published By – Illegal Songs, Inc.
Mastered At – Masterdisk
Pressed By – Monarch Record Mfg. Co.
King of Pain is a song by English rock band The Police, released as the final single from their fifth and final studio album Synchronicity 1983. Written by the band's lead singer and bassist Sting as a post-separation song from his wife, King of Pain conjures up symbols of pain and relates them to a man's soul. A&M Records released King of Pain as the album's fourth single in the UK, while in many other countries it was released as the second single. King Of Pain - The Police. Лента с персональными рекомендациями и музыкальными новинками, радио, подборки на любой вкус, удобное управление своей коллекцией. Music video by The Police performing King Of Pain. The Police recorded the Synchronicity album on the Caribbean Island of Monserrat. This was a tough song to record, and the sessions were a bit contentious, as Sting didn't accept most of the suggestions from Andy Summers and Stewart Copeland. The group split up after the album was released. King of pain is a masterpiece to me and highly underrated as an exceptional single, especially by the in-the-know rock experts. Anything Bob Dylan ever murmurred or slurred is considered a classic but much of Sting's brilliance I think anyway is overlooked. 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 She Does Is Magic after Every Breath You Take based on chart position. In the UK, it reached 17 in the read more. King of Pain is track eight on 1983s Synchronicity and focuses on another dark place in Stings life. The single reached number 3 in the US charts in October 1983, and number 1 on the Billboard Top Tracks chart for five weeks in August 1983. It is the most successful Police single after Every Breath You Take, even though no music video was made for the track. Weird Al Yankovic later parodied the song calling it King of Seude. Expand . Synchronicity 1983. Band Name The Police. Album Name King of Pain. Type Single. Released date 1983. Labels A And M Records. Music StyleRock. Members owning this album0. King of Pain. Someone to Talk to. Buy this album. The Police. Learn more. Other productions from The Police. Ghost in the Machine. This song is by The Police and appears on the album Synchronicity 1983 and on the box set Message in a Box: The Complete Recordings 1993. This song has been parodied by Weird Al Yankovic under the title King of Suede. There's a little black spot on the sun todayIt's the same old thing as yesterdayThere's a black hat caught in a high tree topThere's a flag pole rag and the wind won't stop. King Of Pain is found on the album Message in a Box: The Complete Recordings. Found on more albums: Every Breath You Take: The Singles Live Every Breath You Take: The Classics Synchronicity Greatest Hits Their Greatest Hits The Police Every Breath You Take: The Singles Synchronicity Don't Stand So Close to Me Certifiable: Live in Buenos Aires The Police Certifiable Certifiable: Live in Buenos Aires Certifiable: Live in Buenos Aires Synchronicity. The Police King Of Pain. 45 Co. Synchronicity The Police album. Synchronicity is the fifth and final studio album by the Police, released in the United Kingdom on 17 June 1983. The band's most successful release, the album includes the hit singles Every Breath You Take, King of Pain, Wrapped Around Your Finger, and Synchronicity II. The album's title and much of the material for the songs were inspired by Arthur Koestler's The Roots of Coincidence. At the 1984 Grammy Awards the album was nominated