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Seven Days by Sting


"Seven Days" is a song Sting from his album, Ten Summoner's Tales. This page provides information about the song and links to the lyrics and the official video.

Seven Days by Sting

Level

Beginner and intermediate students.

Facts about the song

  • Song:
    Seven Days

  • Album:
    Ten Summoner's Tales
  • Date of release:
    1 April 1993
  • Genre:
    Pop rock, soft rock, jazz rock
  • Length of the song:
    4 minutes and 40 seconds.

Interesting information about the song

The title the album, Ten Summoner's Tales, is a combined pun of his family name, Sumner, and a character in Geoffrey Chaucer's The Canterbury Tales, the summoner. Released in 1993, it explores themes of love and morality in a noticeably upbeat mood compared to his previous release, the introspective The Soul Cages released in 1991 after the loss of both his parents in the 1980s.

The video

The Video

The lyrics

Full lyrics of this song

Language points

The song includes many interesting language points:

Eexpressions that may be useful to students:

  • "Seven Days" was all she wrote
    A kind of ultimatum note
    She gave to me, she gave to me
    When I thought the field had cleared
    It seems another suit appeared
    To challenge me..

Source: Wikipedia

More lyrics here