Be Still My Beating Heart

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"Be Still My Beating Heart"
Single by Sting
from the album ...Nothing Like the Sun
Released 1987 (1987)
Genre Soft rock, jazz
Length 03:59 (single)
05:32 (album)
Label A&M
Writer(s) Sting
Sting singles chronology
"We'll Be Together"
(1987)
"Be Still My Beating Heart"
(1987)
"Englishman in New York"
(1988)

"Be Still My Beating Heart" is a song by Sting, from his 1987 album ...Nothing Like the Sun. The song was nominated for Song of the Year and Best Male Pop Vocal Performance. The guitar of the song is played by Andy Summers, with the single lasting 3:59 and the album version 5:32. The song appeared in the 2000 film Dolphins; Sting wrote the movie score.[1] It also appeared on The Best of Sting: Fields of Gold 1984-1994 compilation album.[2]

Single release[edit]

The song was also released as a single, and reached #15 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100, #37 Hot Adult Contemporary Tracks and #2 on the Hot Mainstream Rock Tracks charts, respectively. It was only released as a single in Japan, South Africa, Australia, Canada & USA.[3] There are two single edit-length versions of the track (3:59) and (4:40).[4]

Music video[edit]

The music video for the song was directed by Candace Reckinger and her husband Michael Patterson.[5] The video later appeared on The Best of Sting: Fields of Gold 1984-1994 compilation VHS home video.[6]

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