So Lonely

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"So Lonely"
Single by The Police
from the album Outlandos d'Amour
B-side"No Time This Time"
Released3 November 1978
Recorded1978
Genre
Length4:50 (album)
3:10 (single/video)
LabelA&MAMS 7402
Songwriter(s)Sting
Producer(s)The Police
The Police singles chronology
"Can't Stand Losing You"
(1978)
"So Lonely"
(1978)
"Message in a Bottle"
(1979)

"So Lonely" is a song by English rock band The Police, released as the third and final single in November 1978 from their debut studio album Outlandos d'Amour (1978). The song uses a reggae style, and featured Sting on lead vocals.

"So Lonely" has since been covered by a variety of artists, such as They Might Be Giants and The Militia Group.

The song is known for a famous mondegreen where the title is often misheard as "Sue Lawley", a broadcaster famous for presenting Desert Island Discs on BBC Radio 4 from 1988 to 2006.

References[change | change source]

  1. Prato, Greg. "The Police – Outlandos d'Amour". AllMusic. All Media Network. Retrieved 21 January 2014.
  2. Sullivan, Jim (25 August 2018). "10 More Songs That Defined New Wave Music". Best Classic Bands.