Message In A Bottle by The Police

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Message in a Bottle is a 1979 song by The Police, from their second album, Reggatta de Blanc.

The song is ostensibly about a castaway on an island, who sends out a message in a bottle to seek help. A year later, he feels that there is no need for love. Later on, he sees “a hundred billion bottles” on the shore, finding out that there are more people like him out there. The Police debuted the song on live television.

The single was The Police’s first number one hit in the United Kingdom, but only reached #74 in the United States.

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Song Data: Message In A Bottle EDIT

Original Release Date: September 30, 1979
Release Date: March 4, 2003
Label: A&M
Copyright: (C) 2003 A&M Records Ltd. Under exclusive license to Polydor Ltd.

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Song Trivia: Message In A Bottle EDIT

  • The song is featured in the 2006 video game Guitar Hero II
  • Andy Summers used a modified 1961 Fender Telecaster with a Gibson PAF in the neck position
  • More song trivia from Songfacts.com

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