Appears on releases

#TitleLengthTrack ArtistRelease TitleRelease ArtistRelease Group TypeCountry/DateLabelCatalog#
Official
1.1Don't Stand So Close to Me4:03The PoliceDon't Stand So Close to MeThe PoliceSingle
  • GB1980-09-19
A&M RecordsAMS 7564
1.1Don't Stand So Close to Me4:04The PoliceZenyattà MondattaThe PoliceAlbum
  • GB1980-10-03
A&M RecordsAMLH 64831
1.1Don’t Stand So Close to Me4:02The PoliceZenyattà MondattaThe PoliceAlbum
  • US1980-10-03
A&M RecordsAMLH 64831
1.1Don't Stand So Close to Me4:02The PoliceZenyattà MondattaThe PoliceAlbum
A&M RecordsSP-3720
1.1Don't Stand So Close to Me4:02The PoliceZenyattà MondattaThe PoliceAlbum
A&M RecordsL 37377
1.1Don’t Stand So Close to Me4:03The PoliceZenyattà MondattaThe PoliceAlbum
A&M RecordsSP-4831
1.1Don't Stand So Close to Me4:02The PoliceZenyattà MondattaThe PoliceAlbum
A&M RecordsSP 4831
1.1Don't Stand So Close to Me4:04The PoliceZenyattà MondattaThe PoliceAlbum
A&M RecordsAMLH64831-1
1.1Don't Stand So Close to Me4:03The PoliceZenyattà MondattaThe PoliceAlbum
A&M Records393 720-1
1.1Don't Stand So Close to Me4:02The PoliceZenyattà MondattaThe PoliceAlbum
  • US1983-12-19
A&M Records75021 3720-2
1.1Don’t Stand So Close to Me4:03The PoliceZenyattà MondattaThe PoliceAlbum
A&M RecordsCDA 64831
1.24Don’t Stand So Close to Me3:59The PoliceThe Number One CollectionVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
Reader’s DigestRDC 91511 - 4
1.1Don't Stand So Close to Me4:02The PoliceZenyattà MondattaThe PoliceAlbum
  • JP1988-10-21
A&M RecordsD25Y3280
1.7Don't Stand So Close3:55The PoliceThe Marquee: 30 Legendary YearsVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
1.13Don’t Stand So Close to Me3:56The PoliceIs This LoveVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
EMI (EMI Records, since 1972)CDP 7 93250
1.7Don't Stand So Close to Me3:55The PoliceThe Marquee: 30 Legendary YearsVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
Polydor (worldwide imprint, see annotation)840 010-2
1.1Don’t Stand So Close to Me4:03The PoliceZenyattà MondattaThe PoliceAlbum
A&M Records, BMG Direct Marketing, Inc.CD-3720, D 130108
1.1Don’t Stand So Close to Me4:02The PoliceZenyattà MondattaThe PoliceAlbum
A&M RecordsCD-3720, DIDX 582
1.1Don’t Stand So Close to Me4:02The PoliceZenyattà MondattaThe PoliceAlbum
A&M Records393 720-2
1.1Don’t Stand So Close to Me4:02The PoliceZenyattà MondattaThe PoliceAlbum
A&M Records393 720-2
1.7Don’t Stand So Close to Me4:02The PoliceGreatest HitsThe PoliceAlbum + Compilation
A&M RecordsSTARTCD6006
1.7Don’t Stand So Close to Me4:02The PoliceGreatest HitsThe PoliceAlbum + Compilation
A&M Records540 030-2, 5400302
1.7Don't Stand So Close to Me4:02The PoliceGreatest HitsThe PoliceAlbum + Compilation
A&M Records540 030-2
1.7Don’t Stand So Close to Me4:02The PoliceGreatest HitsThe PoliceAlbum + Compilation
A&M Records540030-2
1.7Don’t Stand So Close to Me4:02The PoliceGreatest HitsThe PoliceAlbum + Compilation
A&M Records540 030-2
2.11Don’t Stand So Close to Me4:03The PoliceMessage in a Box: The Complete RecordingsThe PoliceAlbum + Compilation
  • US1993-09-28
A&M Records540 151-2, 540 152-2, 540 153-2, 540 154-2
2.11Don’t Stand So Close to Me4:03The PoliceMessage in a Box: The Complete RecordingsThe PoliceAlbum + Compilation
A&M Records31454 0150 2
2.11Don’t Stand So Close to Me4:03The PoliceMessage in a Box: The Complete RecordingsThe PoliceAlbum + Compilation
A&M Records31454 0150 2
2.11Don't Stand So Close to Me4:03The PoliceMessage in a Box: The Complete RecordingsThe PoliceAlbum + Compilation
A&M Records91454 0150 2
2.11Don’t Stand So Close to Me4:03The PoliceMessage in a Box: The Complete RecordingsThe PoliceAlbum + Compilation
A&M Records540 150-2
2.21Don’t Stand So Close to Me3:54The PoliceLove EternalVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
Miracle (aka Miracle Records & Miracle Sounds)MIRCD 0001
1.5Don’t Stand So Close to Me4:01The PoliceEvery Breath You Take: The Classics (BMG club release)The PoliceAlbum + Compilation
  • US1995-09-12
A&M Records, BMG Direct Marketing, Inc.31454 0380 2, D 103515
1.5Don't Stand So Close to Me4:01The PoliceEvery Breath You Take: The ClassicsThe PoliceAlbum + Compilation
  • US1995-09-12
A&M Records31454 0380 2
1.5Don't Stand So Close to Me4:01The PoliceEvery Breath You Take: The Classics (club edition)The PoliceAlbum + Compilation
A&M RecordsCD 0380
1.2Don't Stand So Close to Me3:59The PoliceThe Very Best of Pop Music 1980-81Various ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
Egmont Music ClubEMC8081010
1.4Don't Stand So Close to Me3:58The PoliceThe Very Best of Pop Music Presentation CD 1980-1992Various ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
Egmont Music ClubEMC8092010
1.5Don't Stand So Close to Me4:00The PoliceGreatest hitsThe PoliceAlbum + Compilation
A&M Records540 380-2
1.5Don't Stand So Close to Me4:01The PoliceGreatest HitsThe PoliceAlbum + Compilation
A&M Records540 380-2
1.5Don't Stand So Close to Me4:02The PoliceHard Rock Cafe: New WaveVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
  • US1997-08-19
Rhino (reissue label)R2 7243, R2 72894
1.5Don't Stand So Close to Me4:02The PoliceHard Rock Cafe: New WaveVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
  • US1997-08-19
R2 72894
1.16Don’t Stand So Close to Me4:02The PoliceThe Very Best of Sting & The PoliceSting / The PoliceAlbum + Compilation
A&M Records540 428 2
1.16Don’t Stand So Close to Me4:02The PoliceThe Very Best of Sting & The PoliceSting / The PoliceAlbum + Compilation
  • JP1997-11-24
A&M RecordsPOCM-1552
1.16Don’t Stand So Close to Me4:02The PoliceThe Very Best of Sting & The Police (beige text background, made in France by PMDC)Sting / The PoliceAlbum + Compilation
A&M Records540 428 2, 540 428-2, PY 900
1.16Don’t Stand So Close to Me4:02The PoliceThe Very Best of Sting & The PoliceSting / The PoliceAlbum + Compilation
A&M Records540 428 2
1.13Don’t Stand So Close to Me4:02The PoliceThe Very Best of Sting & The PoliceSting & The PoliceAlbum + Compilation
A&M Records540 834
1.16Don’t Stand So Close to Me4:02The PoliceThe Very Best of Sting & The PoliceSting & The PoliceAlbum + Compilation
A&M RecordsSSTARCD 6358
1.13Don’t Stand So Close to Me4:02The PoliceThe Very Best of Sting & The Police (club edition)Sting / The PoliceAlbum + Compilation
A&M Records, BMG Direct (BMG’s direct marketing company/club editions)31454 0834 2, D121344
1.7Don't Stand So Close to Me4:02The PoliceGreatest HitsThe PoliceAlbum + Compilation
  • GB1998-06-30
1.16Don’t Stand So Close to Me4:02The PoliceThe Very Best of Sting & The PoliceSting andThe PoliceAlbum + Compilation
A&M Records540 428 2, 540 428-2
1.16Don’t Stand So Close to Me4:01The PoliceThe Very Best of Sting & The PoliceSting & The PoliceAlbum + Compilation
  • GB2002-02-18
A&M Records, Polydor (worldwide imprint, see annotation)493 252-2
1.16Don’t Stand So Close to Me4:01The PoliceThe Very Best of Sting & The PoliceSting & The PoliceAlbum + Compilation
  • US2002-10-01
UTV Records, A&M Records069 493 252-2, 493 252-2
2.2Don’t Stand So Close3:55The Police50 Years of the Greatest Hit SinglesVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
  • GB2002-11-11
Virgin TVVTDCD X 491
1.16Don’t Stand So Close to Me4:01The PoliceThe Very Best of Sting & The PoliceVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
  • -2002
A&M Records493 315-2
1.5Don't Stand So Close to Me4:02The PoliceEvery Breath You Take: The ClassicsThe PoliceAlbum + Compilation
  • GB2003-03-04
A&M Records493 698-2
2.5Don't Stand So Close to Me4:02The PoliceEvery Breath You Take: The ClassicsThe PoliceAlbum + Compilation
  • GB2003-03-04
A&M Records493 698-2
1.1Don't Stand So Close to Me4:02The PoliceZenyattà MondattaThe PoliceAlbum
  • XE2003-03-04
A&M Records493 645-2
2.1Don't Stand So Close to Me4:02The PoliceZenyattà MondattaThe PoliceAlbum
  • XE2003-03-04
A&M Records493 645-2
1.5Don’t Stand So Close to Me4:01The PoliceEvery Breath You Take: The ClassicsThe PoliceAlbum + Compilation
2.5Don't Stand So Close to Me4:02The PoliceEvery Breath You Take: The ClassicsThe PoliceAlbum + Compilation
A&M Records, Inc., Chronicles (a label under UMG’s Universal Music Enterprises division)069 493 607-2
1.5Don't Stand So Close to Me4:01The PoliceEvery Breath You Take: The ClassicsThe PoliceAlbum + Compilation
A&M Records, Inc., Chronicles (a label under UMG’s Universal Music Enterprises division)069 493 607-2
1.1Don’t Stand So Close to Me4:04The PoliceZenyattà MondattaThe PoliceAlbum
A&M Records493 654-2
1.1Don't Stand So Close to Me4:02The PoliceZenyattà MondattaThe PoliceAlbum
A&M Records069 493 597-2
1.4Don’t Stand So Close to Me4:01The PoliceRewindVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
  • GB2004-09-28
EMI (EMI Records, since 1972), Universal Music TV (UK)982 2979
1.3Don’t Stand So Close to Me3:58The PoliceDonna’s Top 2004Various ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
Universal Music Belgium982.629-1
1.5Don't Stand So Close to Me4:02The PoliceEvery Breath You Take: The ClassicsThe PoliceAlbum + Compilation
  • US2005-01-11
A&M Records069 493 607-2
1.5Don’t Stand So Close to Me4:01The PoliceEvery Breath You Take (Deluxe Box)The PoliceAlbum + Compilation
  • XE2005-10-28
A&M Records
1.5Don’t Stand So Close to Me4:02The PoliceEvery Breath You Take: The ClassicsThe PoliceAlbum + Compilation
A&M RecordsB0003765-02
11.15Don’t Stand So Close to Me3:56The PoliceClassic Cuts Presents: 80's Night: The Ultimate DJ Collection: Special Stereo Wide Edition 16 CD BoxVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
Music Factory (UK promotional remix service started in 1985)
1.15Don’t Stand So Close to Me3:56PoliceClassic Cuts Presents: 80s Night: The Ultimate DJ Collection: O to SVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
Music Factory (UK promotional remix service started in 1985)BX018
1.19Don’t Stand So Close to Me3:59The PoliceThe No.1 DJ Collection: 80's, Volume 1Various ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
Music Factory (UK promotional remix service started in 1985)CD147
1.1Don’t Stand So Close to Me4:04The PoliceZenyattà Mondatta (The Police 30th Anniversary Paper Sleeve Collection)The PoliceAlbum
  • JP2007-01-24
A&M RecordsUICY-93191
1.2Don’t Stand So Close to Me4:01The Police1Various ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
  • XE2007-05-08
Warner Strategic Marketing0602498444788
1.2Don’t Stand So Close to Me4:05The PoliceUNOVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
  • MX2007-06-01
Universal Music México0602498444788
1.12Don't Stand So Close to Me4:02The PoliceThe PoliceThe PoliceAlbum + Compilation
  • US2007-06-05
A&M RecordsB0009080-02
1.13Don’t Stand So Close to Me4:02The PoliceThe PoliceThe PoliceAlbum + Compilation
  • GB2007-06-11
A&M Records1736143, 1736145, 1736146
1.1Don't Stand So Close to Me4:02The PoliceZenyattà MondattaThe PoliceAlbum
  • JP2007-11-05
A&M RecordsUIJY-9027
1.3Don't Stand So Close to Me4:05The Police1Various ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
  • -2007
Universal Music Group International (manages UMG's offices in most countries outside of North America)530 020-0
1.12Don't Stand So Close to Me4:02The PoliceThe PoliceThe PoliceAlbum + Compilation
A&M Records1736149
1.1Don't Stand So Close to Me4:02The PoliceZenyattà Mondatta (Limited Edition)The PoliceAlbum
  • JP2008-01-23
Universal International (Japanese label; release must say “制作:Universal International” AND have no logos other than “Universal Music”)UICY-90740
2.7Don't Stand So Close to Me4:00The PoliceThe 50 Greatest SongsThe PoliceAlbum + Compilation
  • FR2009-04-14
A&M Records, Cherrytree Records, Universal Music France530 105-7
1.16Don’t Stand So Close to Me4:03The PoliceThe Very Best of Sting & The PoliceVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
A&M Records, Universal Music (plain logo: “Universal Music”)UICY-8175
2.8Don't Stand So Close to Me4:01The PoliceTop Gear: Full ThrottleVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
  • GB2010-11-08
Universal Music TV (UK)5331453
1.1Don’t Stand So Close to Me4:04The PoliceZenyattà MondattaThe PoliceAlbum
  • JP2014-06-25
A&M RecordsUICY-40075
1.1Don’t Stand So Close to Me4:02The PoliceZenyattà MondattaThe PoliceAlbum
  • JP2014-06-25
A&M RecordsUIGY-9562
1.1Don’t Stand So Close to Me4:04The PoliceZenyattà MondattaThe PoliceAlbumPolydor (worldwide imprint, see annotation)
3.1Don't Stand So Close to Me4:03The PoliceEvery Move You Make: The Studio RecordingsThe PoliceAlbum + Compilation
  • XE2018-11-16
A&M Records
1.1Don’t Stand So Close to Me4:03The PoliceZenyattà Mondatta (remastered 2003)The PoliceAlbum
Polydor (worldwide imprint, see annotation)
1.15Don’t Stand So Close to Me4:02The PoliceRetro MusicVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
3.1Don't Stand So Close to Me4:05The PoliceEvery Move You Make: The Studio RecordingsThe PoliceAlbum + Compilation
  • XE2019-11-15
A&M Records00602577975776
1.16Don’t Stand So Close to Me4:02The PoliceClassic Road Trip MusicVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
1.1Don’t Stand So Close to Me (remastered 2003)4:02The PoliceStay Home Stay SafeVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
FP
1.6Don’t Stand So Close to Me - Remastered 20034:03The PoliceRock LegendsVarious ArtistsCompilation
  • XW2020-09-02
UMG Recordings, Inc. (Universal Music Group's legal name in the US)
1.4Don’t Stand So Close to Me4:04The Police1Various ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
1.7Don’t Stand So Close to Me4:02The PoliceGreatest Hits (BIEM/STEMRA, "Made in France by PMDC")The PoliceAlbum + CompilationA&M Records540 030 2
1.7Don't Stand So Close to Me4:02The PoliceGreatest HitsThe PoliceAlbum + CompilationA&M Records540 030-2
2.11Don't Stand So Close to Me4:03The PoliceMessage in a Box: The Complete RecordingsThe PoliceAlbum + Compilation
Motown (Motown Records)06024 9841216 9, 060249841217 6, 060249841218 3, 060249841219 0, 060249841220 6
1.19Don’t Stand So Close to Me3:52The PoliceThe No.1 DJ Collection: 80s (Digital Collection)Various ArtistsAlbum + CompilationMusic Factory (UK promotional remix service started in 1985)SET479
1.16Don’t Stand So Close to Me4:04The PoliceThe Very Best of Sting & The PoliceVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
Promotion
1.7Don’t Stand So Close to Me4:02The PoliceRock 81Various ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
K‐tel (International budget record label)TC-280
(unknown)
1.13Don’t Stand So Close to Me4:02The PoliceThe Very Best Of...Sting & The PoliceSting & The PoliceAlbum + Compilation
A&M Records31454 0834 2

Relationships

engineer:Nigel Gray
producer:Nigel Gray
The Police (British rock band)
drums (drum set):Stewart Copeland (from 1980-07-07 until 1980-08-07)
electric bass guitar, synthesizer and lead vocals:Sting (singer, songwriter & member of The Police) (from 1980-07-07 until 1980-08-07)
electric guitar:Andy Summers (from 1980-07-07 until 1980-08-07)
background vocals:Stewart Copeland (from 1980-07-07 until 1980-08-07)
Sting (singer, songwriter & member of The Police) (from 1980-07-07 until 1980-08-07)
Andy Summers (from 1980-07-07 until 1980-08-07)
phonographic copyright by:A&M Records, Inc. (in 1997)
recorded at:Wisseloord Studios in Hilversum, Noord-Holland, Netherlands, Kingdom of the Netherlands (from 1980-07-07 until 1980-08-07)
has remixes:Don't Stand So Close to Me (5.1 mix)
recording of:Don’t Stand So Close to Me (from 1980-07-07 until 1980-08-07)

Don’t Stand So Close to Me

lyricist and composer:Sting (singer, songwriter & member of The Police)
publisher:Virgin Music (publisher and label, only for releases with Virgin MUSIC logo)