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All This Time

Sting

1991

jaar
Top 40

13

piekpositie
Top 40

6

weken
Top 40

128

punten
Top 40

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Artiest

Sting

A-kant Titel

All This Time

A-kant Lengte

3:59

A-kant Componist(en)

Sting

A-kant Producer(s)

Hugh Padgham, Sting

A-kant Mixage

Hugh Padgham

B-kant titel

I Miss You Kate (Instrumental)

B-kant lengte

3:48

B-kant componist(en)

Sting

B-kant producer(s)

Hugh Padgham, Sting

Platenlabel

A&M

Hoogste positie UK

22

Hoogste positie US

5

Album

The Soul Cages

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I looked out across
The river today
I saw a city in the fog and an old church tower
Where the seagulls play
I saw the sad shire horses walking home
In the sodium light
I saw two priests on the ferry
October geese on a cold winter's night

And all this time, the river flowed
Endlessly to the sea

Two priests came round our house tonight
One young, one old, to offer prayers for the dying
To serve the final rite
One to learn, one to teach
Which waY the cold wind blows
Fussing and flapping in priestly black
Like a murder of crows

And all this time, the river flowed
Endlessly to the sea
If I had my way I'd take a boat from the river
And I'd bury the old man,
I'd bury him at sea

Blessed are the poor, for they shall inherit the earth
Better to be poor than a fat man in the eye of a needle
And as these words were spoken I swore I hear
The old man laughing
'What good is a used up world and how could it be
Worth having'

And all this time the river flowed
Endlessly like a silent tear
And all this time the river flowed
Father, if Jesus exists,
Then how come he never lived here

The teachers told us, the Romans built this place
They built a wall and a temple, an edge of the empire
Garrison town,
They lived and they died, they prayed to their gods
But the stone gods did not make a sound
And their empire crumbled, 'til all that was left
Were the stones the workmen found

And all this time the river flowed
In the falling light of a northern sun
If I had my way I'd take a boat from the river
Men go crazy in congregations
But they only get better
One by one
One by one...

Alle Top 40-hits

Details Joost - Europapa
Details Cyril - Stumblin' In
Details Dasha - Austin
Details Roxy Dekker - Sugardaddy
Details Mark Ambor - Belong Together
Details Teddy Swims - The Door
Details Beyoncé - Texas Hold 'em
Details Jaxomy, Agatino Romero & Raffaella Carrà - Pedro
Details Benson Boone - Beautiful Things
Details Rondé - Undecided
Details Alex Warren - Before You Leave Me
Details Sabrina Carpenter - Espresso
Details Post Malone feat. Morgan Wallen - I Had Some Help
Details Dua Lipa - Training Season
Details Mr. Belt & Wezol - It's Not Right But It's Okay
Details Frenna / Frenna feat. Jonna Fraser & Emms - Pretty Girls / Pretty Girls (Remix)
Details David Guetta & OneRepublic - I Don't Wanna Wait
Details Tino Martin & Anouk - Voor Je 't Weet
Details Zerb, Sofiya Nzau / Zerb, Tiësto & Sofiya Nzau - Mwaki / Mwaki - Tiësto's VIP Mix
Details Artemas - I Like The Way You Kiss Me
Details Kris Kross Amsterdam & Inna - Queen Of My Castle
Details La Fuente - Ratata
Details Dua Lipa - Illusion
Details Douwe Bob - Nothing To Lose
Details Purple Disco Machine & Ásdís - Beat Of Your Heart
Details Chef'Special - Fly Like Me
Details Lost Frequencies & Bastille - Head Down
Details Shaboozey - A Bar Song (Tipsy)
Details Hozier - Too Sweet
Details Mark Ambor - Good To Be
Details Billie Eilish - Lunch
Details Michael Marcagi - Scared To Start
Details Meau - Stukje Van Mij
Details Robert Van Hemert - Zoet Zout Zuur
Details Di-Rect - My Blood
Details Imagine Dragons - Eyes Closed
Details Kygo with Zak Abel & Nile Rodgers - For Life
Details Becky Hill - Outside Of Love
Details Nemo - The Code
Details Noah Kahan - Stick Season