As you learn to play this fingerstyle arrangement of Every Breath You Take, be sure to frequently return to the performance as a good reference point and guide.
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This is the full fingerstyle guitar lesson for Every Breath You Take by The Police.
Every Breath You Take was written by Sting and the song appears on The Police’s 1983 album Synchronicity. This is one of the bands best-known and loved songs and it was so successful that it stayed at the number one spot on The Billboard Hot 100 for eight weeks!
This arrangement of Every Breath You Take can be pretty tough at certain times. The intro and verse aren’t too hard but parts of the chorus are demanding, likewise the bridge will certainly be challenging for some of you. Having said that, it’s well worth the work as it’s such a joy to play.
Alright, let’s start learning how to play Every Breath You Take!