Message in a Bottle (The Police song)

~ Song

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composer: Sting (singer, songwriter & member of The Police)
lyricist: Sting (singer, songwriter & member of The Police)
publisher: Virgin Music, Inc. (The American arm of Virgin's publishing company)
SecondHandSongs: http://www.secondhandsongs.com/work/5342 [info]
Wikidata: Q2469156 [info]
lyrics page: http://lyrics.wikia.com/The_Police:Message_In_A_Bottle [info]
later parody versions: Message in the Bible
later translated versions: El mensaje en la botella

Recordings

Date Title Attributes Artist Length
performance
1979-04-07 Message in a Bottle (live, 1979-04-07: The Paradise, Boston, MA, USA) live The Police 4:52
1979-05-16 Message in a Bottle (live, 1979-05-16: The Roxy, San Diego, CA, USA) live The Police 4:48
1979-05-26 Message in a Bottle (live, 1979-05-26: The Longhorn, Minneapolis, MN, USA) live The Police 4:35
1979-05 Message in a Bottle (1979-05: Capitol Radio Session) The Police 4:32
1979-10-02 Message in a Bottle (live, 1979-10-02: My Father's Place, Long Island, NY, USA) live The Police 5:01
1979-11-27 Message in a Bottle (live, 1979-11-27: Orpheum Theatre, Boston, MA, USA) live The Police 4:43
1979-11-27 Message in a Bottle (live, 1979-11-27: Orpheum Theatre, Boston, MA, USA) live The Police 4:28
1979 Message in a Bottle (live, 1979: BBC Concert) live The Police 4:38
1980-01-21 Message in a Bottle (live, 1980-01-21: The Agora Ballroom, Cleveland, OH, USA) live The Police 5:02
1980-04-04 Message in a Bottle (live, 1980-04-04: Palasport, Torino, Italy) live The Police 5:11
1980-04-06 Message in a Bottle (live, 1980-04-06: Deutschlandhalle, Berlin, Germany) live The Police 4:47
1980-04-28 Message in a Bottle (live, 1980-04-28: Crimewatch, Newcastle, UK) live The Police 4:43
1980-08-22 Message in a Bottle (live, 1980-08-22: Les Arènes, Béziers, France) live The Police 4:31
1980-08-26 Message in a Bottle (live, 1980-08-26: Plage du Mourillon, Toulon, France) live The Police 4:24
1981-01-15 Message in a Bottle (live, 1981-01-15: Los Angeles Sports Arena, Los Angeles, CA, USA) live The Police 4:17
1981-02-02 Message in a Bottle (live, 1981-02-02: Budokan Hall, Tokyo, Japan) live The Police ?:??
1981-02-02 Message in a Bottle (live, 1981-02-02: Budohkan, Tokyo, Japan) live The Police 4:21
1981-02-13 Message in a Bottle (live, 1981-02-13: Logan Campbell Centre, Auckland, New Zealand) live The Police 4:16
1981-02-16 Message in a Bottle (live, 1981-02-16: Showgrounds, Sydney, Australia) live The Police 4:35
1981-02-22 Message in a Bottle (live, 1981-02-22: Festival Hall, Melbourne, Australia) live The Police 4:25
1981-08-22 Message in a Bottle (live, 1981-08-22: Liberty Bell Horse Racetrack, Philadelphia, PA, USA) live The Police 4:32
1981 Message in a Bottle (live, 1981: Amnesty International Gala, Theatre Royal, London, UK) live Sting 3:44
1982-01-03 Message in a Bottle (live, 1982-01-03: Isstadion, Stockholm, Sweden) live The Police 4:15
1982-01-19 Message in a Bottle (live, 1982-01-19: Nassau Coliseum, Uniondale, NY, USA) live The Police 3:58
1982-01-20 Message in a Bottle (live, 1982-01-20: Springfield Civic Center, Springfield, MA, USA) live The Police 4:00
1982-01-23 Message in a Bottle (live, 1982-01-23: The Coliseum, New Haven, CT, USA) live The Police 3:55
1982-03-09 Message in a Bottle (live, 1982-03-09: US Festival: Glen Helen Park, San Bernardino, CA, USA) live The Police 3:56
1982-04-22 Message in a Bottle (live, 1982-04-22: Nassau Coliseum, Uniondale, NY, USA) live The Police 3:54
1982-07-31 Message in a Bottle (live, 1982-07-31: Gateshead, UK) live The Police 4:21
1983-07-22 Message in a Bottle (live, 1983-07-22: Lilitz, PA, USA) live The Police 4:12
1983-08-02 Message in a Bottle (live, 1983-08-02: Spectrum, Montreal, Quebec, Canada) live The Police 4:18
1983-08-03 Message in a Bottle (live, 1983-08-03: Olympic Stadium, Montréal, QC, Canada) live The Police 4:04
1983-10-03 Message in a Bottle (live, 1983-10-03: Palais des Sports, Lyon, France) live The Police 4:25
1983-10-14 Message in a Bottle (live, 1983-10-14: Isstadion, Stockholm, Sweden) live The Police 4:41
1983-11-14 Message in a Bottle (live, 1983-11-14: Reunion Arena, Dallas, TX, USA) live The Police 5:08
1983-11 Message in a Bottle (live, 1983-11: Omni Coliseum, Atlanta, GA, USA) live The Police 4:36
1983-12-23 Message in a Bottle (live, 1983-12-23: Conference Centre, Brighton, UK) live The Police 4:28
1983-12-27 Message in a Bottle (live, 1983-12-27: Wembley Arena, London, UK) live The Police 4:54
1984-02-08 Message in a Bottle (live, 1984-02-08: Williamsburg, VA, USA) live The Police 4:54
1984-02-19 Message in a Bottle (live, 1984-02-19: Rosemont Horizon, Chicago, IL, USA) live The Police 4:29
1984-04-03 Message in a Bottle (live, 1984-04-03: Showgrounds, Melbourne, Australia) live The Police 4:37
1985-07-13 Message in a Bottle (live, 1985-07-13: Live Aid 1985) live Sting ?:??
1985-09-07 Message in a Bottle (live, 1985-09-07: Poplar Creek Amphitheater, Hoffman Estates, IL, USA) live Sting 5:43
1985-12-20 Message in a Bottle live Sting 6:57
1986-01-20 Message in a Bottle live Sting 5:57
1986-01-26 Message in a Bottle live Sting 6:39
1986-02-14 Message in a Bottle (live, 1986-02-14: Ahoy, Rotterdam, Netherlands) live Sting 6:46
1986-06-04 Message in a Bottle live Sting ?:??
1986-06-11 Message in a Bottle live The Police 5:15
1986-06-13 Message in a Bottle live The Police 5:10
1986-06-15 Message in a Bottle (live, 1986-06-15: Giants Stadium, Meadowlands, NJ, USA) live The Police 5:08
1986-06-15 Message in a Bottle live The Police 4:50
1991-03 Rehearsal: Message in a Bottle live Sting ?:??
1991-10-02 Message in a Bottle (live, 1991-10-02: Hollywood Bowl, Los Angeles, CA, USA) live Sting 5:44
1991-11-30 Message in a Bottle (live, 1991-11-30: Wembley Arena, London, UK) live Sting 6:56
1993-03-16 Message in a Bottle (live, 1993-03-16: Ahoy, Rotterdam, Netherlands) live Sting 5:25
1996-10-07 Medley live and partial Sting 2:59
1997-09-15 Message in a Bottle live Sting 4:31
1999-10-29 Message in a Bottle live Sting ?:??
2000-09-12 Message in a Bottle (live, 2000-09-12: Central Park, New York, NY, USA) live Sting 4:28
2002-09-12 Message in a Bottle cover and live John Mayer 5:07
2004-02 Message in a Bottle (live, 2004-02: Like a Version: Studio 262, ABC Ultimo, Sydney, NSW, Australia) cover and live John Butler 3:49
2005-04-14 Message in a Bottle (live, 2005-04-14: Mizzou Arena, Columbia, MO, USA) live Sting 7:07
2006-06-04 Message in a Bottle (cut) live Sting 3:24
2006-08-23 Message in a Bottle (live) (live, acoustic, 2006-08-23: AOL Sessions Undercover) cover and live 30 Seconds to Mars 3:05
2007-05-27 Message in a Bottle (live, 2007-05-27: Fan Club Show, GM Place, Vancouver, BC, Canada) live The Police 4:56
2007-05-28 Message in a Bottle (live, 2007-05-28: GM Place, Vancouver, BC, Canada) live The Police 4:58
2007-06-10 Message in a Bottle (live, 2007-06-10: Pepsi Center, Denver, CO, USA) live The Police 5:02
2007-06-13 Message in a Bottle (live, 2007-06-13: McAfee Coliseum, Oakland, CA, USA) live The Police 4:44
2007-06-15 Message in a Bottle (live, 2007-06-15: MGM Grand Arena, Las Vegas, NV, USA) live The Police 5:00
2007-06-16 Message in a Bottle (live, 2007-06-16: Bonnaroo, Manchester, TN, USA) live The Police 5:20
2007-06-18 Message in a Bottle (live, 2007-06-18: US Airways Arena, Phoenix, AZ, USA) live The Police 4:50
2007-06-20 Message in a Bottle (live, 2007-06-20: Staples Center, Los Angeles, CA, USA) live The Police 5:46
2007-06-21 Message in a Bottle (live, 2007-06-21: Honda Center, Anaheim, CA, USA) live The Police 4:59
2007-06-26 Message in a Bottle (live, 2007-06-26: American Airlines Arena, Dallas, TX, USA) live The Police 4:56
2007-06-29 Message in a Bottle (live, 2007-06-29: Toyota Center, Houston, TX, USA) live The Police 4:54
2007-07-02 Message in a Bottle (live, 2007-07-02: Scottrade Center, St. Louis, MO, USA) live The Police 5:40
2007-07-07 Driven to Tears / Roxanne / Can’t Stand Losing You / Reggatta De Blanc / Message in a Bottle (live, 2007-07-07: Live Earth, Giants Stadium, East Rutherford, NJ, USA) live The Police feat. John Mayer & Kanye West 25:56
2007-09-14 Message in a Bottle (live, 2007-09-14: Amsterdam Arena, Amsterdam, The Netherlands) live The Police ?:??
2007-09-16 Message in a Bottle (live, 2007-09-16: Stade de Genève, Geneva, Switzerland) live The Police 4:27
2007-12-01 – 2007-12-02 Message in a Bottle (live, 2007-12: River Plate Stadium, Buenos Aires, Argentina) live The Police 5:00
2007-12 Message in a Bottle (live, 2007-12: River Plate Stadium, Buenos Aires, Argentina) live The Police 4:46
2007-12 Message in a Bottle (live, 2007-12: River Plate Stadium, Buenos Aires, Argentina) live The Police 5:00
2008-01-24 Message in a Bottle (live, 2008-01-24: ANZ Stadium, Sydney, Australia) live The Police 5:25
2008-01 Medley "Fan" (live, 2008-01: Zénith, Strasbourg) live and medley Les Enfoirés 8:34
2008-02-07 Message in a Bottle (live, 2008-02-07: Venetian Arena, Macau, China) live The Police ?:??
2008-02-13 Message in a Bottle (live, 2008-02-13: Tokyo Dome, Tokyo, Japan) live The Police 4:52
2008-02 Message in a Bottle (live, 2008-02: Tokyo Dome, Tokyo, Japan) live The Police 4:55
2010-03 Message in a Bottle cover Paola Arnesano 7:09
2011-08-09 – 2011-08-11 Message in a Bottle cover Ulf Wakenius 6:16
2016-11-09 Message in a Bottle (live, 2016-11-09: The Howard Stern Show, New York, NY, USA) live Sting 4:36
Au Voleur! (String et 2 Peaux Lisses) cover God Save the Cuivres 4:38
Medley live, medley and partial Sting 2:59
Message in a Bottle The Police 4:50
Message in a Bottle The Police 4:51
Message in a Bottle cover Watashi Wa 3:59
Message in a Bottle cover [unknown] 3:51
Message in a Bottle cover Maxi Priest 4:22
Message in a Bottle cover Ten Masked Men 3:48
Message in a Bottle cover Sobrinus 3:16
Message in a Bottle live Sting 5:13
Message in a Bottle (live) live The Police 4:49
Message in a Bottle (live) live The Police 4:43
Message in a Bottle live Sting 5:15
Message in a Bottle The Police 4:52
Message in a Bottle The Police 3:50
Message in a Bottle The Police 4:49
Message in a Bottle The Police 4:52
Message in a Bottle The Police 4:49
Message in a Bottle The Police 4:53
Message in a Bottle The Police 4:44
Message in a Bottle The Police 4:47
Message in a Bottle The Police 4:21
Message in a Bottle The Police 4:50
Message in a Bottle The Police 4:54
Message in a Bottle The Police ?:??
Message in a Bottle live Sting 4:03
Message in a Bottle Sting 4:44
Message in a Bottle Sting ?:??
Message in a Bottle live Sting 5:31
Message in a Bottle live Sting 5:43
Message in a Bottle live Sting 5:09
Message in a Bottle live Sting 4:28
Message in a Bottle Sting 4:47
Message in a Bottle live Sting 5:12
Message in a Bottle live Sting 5:15
Message in a Bottle live Sting 6:45
Message in a Bottle live Sting 9:39
Message in a Bottle live Sting 6:15
Message in a Bottle live Sting 5:41
Message in a Bottle live Sting 6:01
Message in a Bottle live Sting feat. Andy Summers Band 7:23
Message in a Bottle live Sting 5:54
Message in a Bottle Sting, Josh Freese & Dominic Miller 5:34
Message in a Bottle live Sting 5:09
Message in a Bottle live Sting ?:??
Message in a Bottle live Sting 5:11
Message in a Bottle live Sting & Edin Karamazov 6:00
Message in a Bottle (live, 1991-05: Statenhal, Den Haag, The Netherlands) live Sting 5:46
Message in a Bottle cover Filterfunk 2:48
Message in a Bottle (“Guitar Hero II” gamerip) cover WaveGroup Sound ?:??
Message in a Bottle cover Wunmi 5:04
Message in a Bottle cover Blackball 4:06
Message in a Bottle (live) live The Police 7:11
Message in a Bottle cover Machine Head 3:31
Message in a Bottle (5.1 mix) The Police 4:51
Message in a Bottle cover Lower Than Atlantis 3:53
Message in a Bottle The Police 4:05
Message in a Bottle cover and live Sting 4:46
Message in a Bottle Marcin Wasilewski Trio w/ Joakim Milder 7:36
Message in a Bottle cover Top of the Poppers 3:47
Message in a Bottle (live, 1988-08-24: Madison Square Garden, New York City, NY, USA) cover and live Bruce Springsteen ?:??
Message in a Bottle cover Peterbuilt 3:32
Message in a Bottle cover and instrumental Dan Mylotte 5:14
Message in a Bottle cover The Harper and The Minstrel 4:20
Message in a Bottle cover Ten Masked Men 3:45
Message in a Bottle instrumental Ulisses Rocha 6:23
Message in a Bottle Musica nuda 4:04
Message in a Bottle Sarah Jane Morris 4:46
Message in a Bottle cover and live Wojtek Pilichowski Band feat. Marcin Nowakowski 4:54
Message in a Bottle cover Axxis 4:25
Message in a Bottle cover Deborah Lippmann 4:44
Message in a Bottle cover Excel 2:51
Message in a Bottle (live) live The Police 4:16
Message in a Bottle cover se Poließ 4:37
Message in a Bottle cover and instrumental Ethnic Instruments 4:28
Message in a Bottle (part of a “538 Dance Smash: Hits of the Year 2006” DJ‐mix) cover Filterfunk 1:29
Message in a Bottle cover and live Rattlesnake Shake 3:49
Message in a Bottle (live) live The Police 4:43
Message in a Bottle cover Graveworm 4:16
Message In a Bottle cover Rockabye Baby! 3:07
Message In A Bottle cover Pilich Und Funk 4:02
Message In A Bottle cover and live Wojtek Pilichowski Band 5:22
Message In A Bottle live Maria Pia De Vito ed Enzo Pietropaoli 4:13
Message In A Bottle cover, instrumental and partial Loic Le Gloahec 2:32
Message In A Bottle live Sting 6:45
Message in a Bottle (Delano & Crockett remix) (part of a “MoS: Dance Nation” DJ‐mix) cover Filterfunk 3:56
Message in a Bottle (Hi_Tack mix) cover Filterfunk 4:35
Message in a Bottle (Hi_Tack remix) (part of “Ministry of Sound: Funky House Sessions 06” DJ‐mix) cover Filterfunk 3:49
Message in a Bottle (live at Live8) live Sting ?:??
Message In A Bottle (Live At The Bataclan) Sting 5:48
Message in a Bottle (live) live Sting 4:49
Message in a Bottle (live) cover and live Taking Back Sunday ?:??
Message in a Bottle (live) live Sting & Edin Karamazov 5:40
Message in a Bottle (live) live The Police 4:52
Message in a Bottle (live) live Sting 4:49
Message in a Bottle (live) live Sting 5:47
Message in a Bottle (Mellow mix) cover Al‐pha‐X feat. Eva Abraham 5:00
Message in a Bottle (Message in a Dub) cover Dubxanne 5:48
Message in a Bottle (new classic rock mix) The Police 4:51
Message in a Bottle (new classic rock mix) (5.1 mix) The Police 4:51
Message in a Bottle (Sander Van Doorn remix) (part of “Trance Anthems 2009” DJ‐mix) cover Filterfunk 3:48
Message In A Bottle (Sander van Doorn Remix) cover Filterfunk 8:29
Message in a Buttle cover and live Wojtek Pilichowski Band 4:33
S.O.S. (Message in a Bottle) cover Filterfunk 2:47
S.O.S. (Message in a Bottle) (Sander Van Doorn radio edit) cover Filterfunk 3:30