The Police
Message in a Bottle





Release Year: 1979

Rankings:
All-Time
#543 / 1970s #125 / 1979 #12


Best of All-time Lists, Best of Decade Lists, etc.
1,001 Songs You Must Hear Before You Die, and 10,001 You Must Download (2015 Update) 1-1001
Bruce Pollock (USA) - The 7,500 Most Important Songs of 1944-2000 (2005) No Order
Pitchfork (USA) - The 200 Best Songs of the 1970s (and Recommended Listening) (2016) 201
Popdose (USA) - 100 (+21) Favorite Singles of the Last 50 Years (2008) 90
Steve Crawford (USA) - 1,000 Essential Songs from the 1970s (2015) 101
Treble (USA) - The Top 200 Songs of the 1970s (2012) 21
Ultimate Classic Rock (USA) - Top 200 '70s Songs (2015) No Order
WZLX (USA) - 1,007 Greatest Songs of All Time (2015) 80
Woxy.com (USA) - Modern Rock 500 Songs of All Time (combined rank 1989-2009) 95
Gary Mulholland (UK) - This Is Uncool: The 500 Best Singles Since Punk Rock (2002) No Order
Mark Ellingham (USA) - The Rough Guide Book of Playlists: 5,000 Songs You Must Download (2007) No Order
The Guardian (UK) - 1000 Songs Everyone Must Hear (2009) No Order
Panorama (Norway) - The 30 Best Singles of the Year 1970-98 (1999) 1
Classic Rock (The Netherlands) - The 10 Best Classic Rock Singles from Different Years (2013-2015) 8
Hartbeat! (Germany) - Top 100 Singles by 15 Critics (1997) 225
Gilles Verlant and Thomas Caussť (France) - 3000 Rock Classics (2009, update 2013) No Order
Jocelyn Manchek (France) - Pop Rock Playlist: 2000 titres pour votre lecteur mp3 [2,000 Songs for Your MP3 Player] (2008) No Order
El Pais (Spain) - 100 Musicians Choose 100 Songs That Changed Their Lives (2009) 92
Ezio Guaitamacchi (Italy) - Mille canzoni che ci hanno cambiato la vita [1,000 Songs That Changed Our Lives] (2009) No Order
Jam (Italy) - 100 Songs to Understand Rock (2004) No Order
Luca Sofri (Italy) - Playlist: 2978 canzoni di cui non potete fare a meno [2,978 Songs You Can't Live Without] (2008) No Order
Massimo Cotto (Italy) - We Will Rock You: 709 Canzoni [709 Songs] (2009) No Order
Mucchio Selvaggio (Italy) - 17 Critics and Their Top 50 Songs (2002) 32
Giannis Petridis (Greece) - 2004 of the Best Songs of the Century (2003) No Order
End of Year Lists
NME (UK) - Singles of the Year 6
Sounds (UK) - Singles of the Year 7