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Encyclopedia > Wrapped Around Your Finger
"Wrapped Around Your Finger"
Single by The Police
from the album Synchronicity
Released July 1983 (1983-07)
Format 7", 12"
Recorded 1983
Genre New Wave
Length 5:13
Label A&M - AM 127
Writer Sting
Producer The Police
The Police singles chronology
"Every Breath You Take"
(1983)
"Wrapped Around Your Finger"
(1983)
"Synchronicity II"
(1983)
Alternate covers
French 7-inch single cover

"Wrapped Around Your Finger" is the second UK single from The Police's 1983 album Synchronicity. It was released worldwide by A&M Records and featured non-album track "Someone To Talk To" as a b-side. Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... A collection of various CD singles In music, a single is a short recording of one or more separate tracks. ... This article is about the rock band. ... Synchronicity is the fifth album by The Police, released in 1983. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Year 1983 (MCMLXXXIII) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays the 1983 Gregorian calendar). ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... New Wave was a pop and rock music genre that existed during the late 1970s and the early-to-mid 1980s. ... In the music industry, a record label is a brand and a trademark associated with the marketing of music recordings and music videos. ... A&M Records is an American record label, owned and operated by Universal Music Group. ... A songwriter is someone who writes the lyrics to songs, the musical composition or melody to songs, or both. ... Sting circa 1987 Gordon Matthew Sumner, CBE (born October 2, 1951), best known by his stage name Sting, is an English musician and formerly bassist and lead singer of The Police. ... In the music industry, a record producer (or music producer) has many roles, among them controlling the recording sessions, coaching and guiding the musicians, organizing and scheduling production budget and resources, and supervising the recording, mixing and mastering processes. ... This article is about the rock band. ... This article is about the rock band. ... Every Breath You Take is a song written by Sting and originally performed by The Police. ... Synchronicity II is a name of a song by The Police. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... This article is about the rock band. ... Synchronicity is the fifth album by The Police, released in 1983. ... A&M Records is an American record label, owned and operated by Universal Music Group. ...


It has a relatively slow, almost foreboding feel, which occasionally changes to become somewhat lighter. It reached #7 in the UK charts in July 1983 and was the fourth single from Synchronicity to chart in the US, making the Billboard top-ten in March of 1984. Motto: (Out Of Many, One) (traditional) In God We Trust (1956 to date) Anthem: The Star-Spangled Banner Capital Washington D.C. Largest city New York City None at federal level (English de facto) Government Federal constitutional republic  - President George Walker Bush (R)  - Vice President Dick Cheney (R) Independence from... Billboard can refer to: Billboard magazine Billboard (advertising) Billboard antenna In 3D computer graphics, to billboard is to rotate an object so that it faces the viewer. ... This article is about the year. ...

Contents

Cover versions

  • On the CD Policia! - A Tribute to the Police, the Christian screamo/hardcore band, Underoath did this song for a cover song. Also on the CD, are many other modern bands that did covers for The Police.
  • Brazilian alternative rock band Skank played a Spanish version of this song, titled "Estaré Prendido En Tus Dedos", in their live album Skank MTV ao vivo.
  • Dutch alternative rock/grunge band Green Lizard did a cover version of this song on their debut album "Identity" in 2000.

Policia! - A Tribute to the Police was a tribute album released by The Militia Group in 2005. ... Underoath (sometimes stylized as Underøath or UnderOATH) is a Christian Metalcore band from Tampa, Florida. ... Skank is a Brazilian pop/reggae/ska band. ... Skank MTV ao vivo is the first live album by Skank, recorded in Ouro Preto and released in 2001. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ...

Credits

This article is about the musician. ... Andy Summers (born Andrew James Somers 31 December 1942) is an English guitarist and composer best known for his work in The Police. ... Stewart Armstrong Copeland (born July 16, 1952) is an American musician, best known as the drummer for the band The Police and is an influential drum stylist. ...

Track listing

7": A&M / AM 127

  1. "Wrapped Around Your Finger" - 5:14
  2. "Someone To Talk To" - 3:08
  • also released on picture disc (AMP127). One per member.

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12": A&M / AMX 127

  1. "Wrapped Around Your Finger" - 5:14
  2. "Someone To Talk To" - 3:08
  3. "Message In A Bottle" (Live) - 4:52
  4. "I Burn For You" - 4:50

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12": A&M / SP17264

  1. "Wrapped Around Your Finger" - 5:14
  2. "Wrapped Around Your Finger" (Live) - 5:21
  3. "Murder By Numbers" - 4:37
  4. "Someone To Talk To" - 3:08
  • US promo 12"

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References

  • Wrapped Around Your Finger - technical notes on the music video from director Daniel Pearl.

External links

  • Wrapped Around Your Finger video at YouTube

 
 

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