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Don't Stand So Close To Me

Features of This Track

a subtle use of vocal counterpoint
a subtle use of vocal harmony
mild rhythmic syncopation
extensive vamping
major key tonality
mixed acoustic and electric instrumentation
a dynamic male vocalist
narrative lyrics

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Love it.
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AWESOME SONG
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Hey this song could easily be about a female teacher nowadays! Just sayin.
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This is back when music was still made by musicians.
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Police? There music is great
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If Sting was my teacher..... . Idk.......
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Oh Gordon Sumner. You are older than my dad but still so gorgeous.
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Great song
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That's good!!!
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ONE OF THE BEST ALBUMS...... . . . . . . . . E V E R . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . X X X X X X X X X X X O O O O O
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wasn't that Lucy's husband?...R i c k y Ricola...Unc l e Bobba Lou...nurtz to you...and the Mertz too...
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I guess that explains why triceratops went extinct. If only I could go back and give them a Ricola.
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Being horny always makes me shake and cough too
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Haha I hear this in a Simpson's episode
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True story, Sting/The Police refused to allow this song to be used in a deodorant ad... Lol
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Sting is the MAN when it comes to obsessed stalker songs
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Another Sting penned song about serious stuff, paired with an Oddly boppy and happy tune... The remake they did in '87 was much darker and moodier sounding. This one is still a classic though...
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jvrieker
Okay 80s song...
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Too bad the Police are no more.
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Stage 5 stalker song!!
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M o v e o v e r!!!!!!!!!!! ! ! ! ! !
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Now this is real music
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The music video is AMAZING!
Sting says it's not a real school teaching experience. It may be, because, ''YOUNG TEACHER'' and ''THE SUBJECT OF SCHOOL GIRL FANTASY''. It's my fantasy! ❤️
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Good girl Roxanne!
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I like bands in this order:
1.police
2.tears for fears
3.hall and Oates
4.beach boys
5.10cc
And I'm only 12!
Old music is best!
Especially the police!
U guys rock!
Pitty your so old now :(

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I Luv my space,,,,,,, , , D O N ' T STAND SO CLOSE TOO ME(please)xx x x x o o o o o
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This is great. Lolita themed as Lolita does.
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Okay I really hate this type of comment but I'm only doing this to prove it fake: This freaked me out this isn't fake. Apparently if you copy and paste this on ten comments you will have the best day of your life tommorow. You will either get kissed or asked out.If you break the chain you will see a dead girl in your room tonight. In the next 53 minutes someone will say I love you or I'm sorry
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Ciao
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Nabokov wrote Lolita.Crack a book instead of a beer every once in awhile crunch.
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The only Nabokov I am familiar with is former Sharks goaltender Evgeni Nabokov.
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gusdlgarza
I love the police they are awesome
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Teenage memories
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Loved this song as it reminded me of my sexual power at such a young age.
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1178175243
Im no teacher.
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At Other Pictionarian s views at sites of demolition are ridiculous inquiry as such .Which the incisiveness of what yonds be there so as elated relative surfice are gathered to the absolute contraction undermines a jagged edge hammer of gavelstate is only the incessant to such contrast the reality intended press yonds comprised to be also without apparent connection or strongly defusive in uttersense it is an objective dialects of some will be aspects revealed are very dominanal of such .But what
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haha I never listened to the lyrics, :P guess i know what it all means now
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Not all Stalker just Every breath you take. This is a take on Lolita. The young vixen tempting her teacher.
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Be my girl Sally! holt330 lol!
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Roxanne my favorite. About a hooker.
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They got a song about a blowup doll also!
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The police are always doing stalker songs
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Loved this song so much.

Then I read the lyrics and understood what it was about.

Now it's just funny!! Best. Stalker. Song. EVER.
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sketchingspa i n
This song is a stalker song @ Ellis
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ausara10
The best
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Awesome
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daisyandwill o w
Er, I don't really know the police, so can someone tell me if ALL of their lyrics are creepy? There's this and that stalker song...
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Love the police. My mom always would play their albums in the car when i was little. :)
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Great song...great album
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lavenderpara d i s e
Cool song
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