Deathwish Lyrics

The Police


publisher: ©Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
writers: Andy Summers, Gordon Sumner, Stewart Copeland
album: Track 5 in album Reggatta de Blanc
release date: 1979-10-5
popularity : 16 users have visited this page.
genres: Rock Reggae
styles: Alternative Rock/New Wave/Pop Rock
length: 4:17
producer: The Police
engineer: Nigel Gray
arranger: The Police
composer: Sting, Andy Summers, Stewart Copeland

Album Information

label: A&M Records
country(area): United States
format: 12" Vinyl
barcode: 075021479210
script: Latin

Cover Art

The Police Reggatta de Blanc cover art


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Deathwish in the fading light
Headlight pointing through the night
Never thought I'd see the day
Playing with my life this way

Gotta keep my foot right down
If I had wings I'd leave the ground
Burning in the outside lane
People think that I'm insane, insane

The day I take a bend too fast
Judgment that could be my last
I'll be wiped right off the slate
Don't wait up 'cause I'll be late, I'll be late


Track Listing

12" Vinyl 1
  • 1 Message in a Bottle
  • 2 Reggatta de Blanc
  • 3 It's Alright for You
  • 4 Bring on the Night
  • 5 Deathwish
  • 6 Walking on the Moon
  • 7 On Any Other Day
  • 8 The Bed's Too Big Without You
  • 9 Contact
  • 10 Does Everyone Stare
  • 11 No Time This Time