By way of subjective analysis, I would say that among all records in the charts today, it's the only one that's truly possessive of what Allen Tate and other exponents of the New Criticism call "tension" - tensions not as Andy Summers defined it, but in the sense that the words and melodies of their music, 'Zenyatta Mondatta' in particular, have literal meanings extension and metaphorical ones intensionthe simultaneity of which gives them a thrust to be felt consciously by those of us who are keenly sensitive and subconsciously by everybody else.
Sometimes the music becomes so spare, they seem to be circling in orbit high above us, as Sting's voice frequently fades and we are left with Mr Copeland and Mr Summers treading air. After two albums and a spectacular rise to prominence which involves huge amounts of touring, your musical inspiration desperately needs rest'n'recreation; instead career momentum sweeps you into the studio, leaves you stranded while managers, accountants, producers and record company execs peer anxiously at your through the double windows.
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We only had a month to do it in, yet had to take a week off in the middle to come to England and do the Milton Keynes concert. Drummer Stewart Copeland is mixed to the top of throughout the entire production, and Sting's bass drives the tunes, though often quite subtly. On another, more immediate level, 'Zenyatta Mondatta' offers near-perfect pop by a band that bends all the rules and sometimes makes musical mountains out of molehill-size ideas.
So we got really charged by this, like having a hundred volts up your ass, and we thought.