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King Of Pain

Lyrics

There's a little black spot on the sun today
It's the same old thing as yesterday
There's a black hat caught in the high tree top
There's a flag pole rag and the wind won't stop
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There's a little black spot on the sun today
It's the same old thing as yesterday
There's a black hat caught in the high tree top
There's a flag pole rag and the wind won't stop
full lyrics

Features of This Track

basic rock song structures
a subtle use of vocal harmony
mild rhythmic syncopation
mixed acoustic and electric instrumentation
major key tonality
a vocal-centric aesthetic
a breathy male lead vocalist
mallet percussion
subtle use of acoustic piano
abstract lyrics
emphasis on instrumental arranging

These are just a few of the hundreds of attributes cataloged for this track by the Music Genome Project.

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There's a flag pole rag and the wind won't stop- it's not the flag that moves, its not the wind that moves, but mind
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This song was preceded by Ungodly Fruit by Wax Taylor, showing some very good continuity there Pandora. I'm being serious. This is on The State Of Mind Radio.
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jafem8675
I love Sting......f a s t i n a t i n g person and an era of music that brings back sweet memories
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Weird Al turned this into "The King of Suede" on his early album "In 3-D".
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My favorite song by the police!
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Love it
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Haven't heard this in so long! Loved this, too @ Christopherh u n t e r - I have memories of 4th grade :-)
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King of suede..
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To the Survivors and Victims of the Belgium Bombings our heats go out to you
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Loved this song since I was 8 yrs old
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Written about Sting's separation from his wife....
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Sting was always better with the police...
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��its my soul up there��
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rryan3620019
This song is really about being stuck in traffic on the 91 freeway.
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Cool
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pbsd76
always loved the police....
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Good band The Police good songs
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I am the King Of Pain...this music eternal... If you look closely there is a little black spot on the Sun...lol
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One of my fav songs! :)
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Oh how I wish I could have attended The Police's tour of this album! But options were severely limited as a 6 year old...
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sting was much better with the police
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Awesome
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sandymcleod1 7
AWESOME SONG
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garammasala1 9 6 8
One of my favorites for lyrics
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@severtax--i t ' s a similar-soun d i n g song, that's why. The artist on a station is just a starting point.
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What the hell is this doing on my Enya station???
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Mine too!
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reneecharlen e 7
Oooooooh, King of Pain! My favorite song by the Police!
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Transit of Venus two yrs ago. Little black spot.
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ast1195
Great Trio! Sting is a deep writer.
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One of the best 3 man bands , great live
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Good song
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benbachelor
《♡》X《♡》
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The unmistakably British utterings of this urchin of the sea....are simply So Sublime...li s t e n all day
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rafisch81
One of my favorite songs. "Wrapped Around Your Finger" is the best, IMO.
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i love listen to raggie muisc ok it cool so what up all muisc listener
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So sad
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Sorry, but it's the only police song that I don't like. I know every police song ever made (true). From '77 to '83. The police r my favourite band. But still....... . . . . . . . . .
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jarrettcovin g t o n
Alanis morrisette covered this song as "queen of pain" awesome!!!!
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Classic!
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somebody gonna have to call the POLICE, on my job diggin this song!
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How can a zillionaire be KING OF PAIN...cmon man
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Loved Sting's guest appearance on The Michael J Fox Show. Talk about the KING of PAIN!
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kotverge
Someone please explain the story of this song to me
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Classic 80's album of all time! Sting,Andy & Stuart, gentlemen you went out with a BANG! We miss you.
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The Police forever!
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i would listen to this song in my cd player everytime i go to school or come back from school. good times.
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Now i think its about being free and strong.
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Used to think this song was about paranoia and suicidal thoughts.
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Innovators combining punk ska and rock sting is and always will be a musical.geni u s . The police helped to define a generation that was about to be.consumed. b y Disco Music. EEEECCHHK,
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