The Police “Every Breath You Take” Music Video Joins the 1,000,000,000 Views Club on YouTube

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A billion views! That’s … quite a lot, and it makes for an exclusive club as far as YouTube videos are concerned. Among the latest to join the ranks of the 200+ videos to hit that milestone is “Every Breath You Take,” the classic 1983 single from The Police.

It’s the seventh music video from the 1980s to pass a billion views. A bit more about this specific video, per a news release:

The video, shot in black and white, revolves around the trio performing the song, with Sting singing and playing the double bass, Andy Summers on guitar, and Stewart Copeland drumming, joined by a four-piece string section and grand piano highlighting the underlying musical parts of this classic Police track.

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The other six videos from the ’80s currently in the Billion Views Club:

For more on this still pretty exclusive club, which as of now features 225 with the addition of the Police, click here to visit the YouTube blog post chronicling the history of this online phenomenon.

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