So I got to listen to about 20 minutes and it was very good. I think Sting thought he had got himself cornered into another dumb interview but he lightened up after Rick started talking about his choice of chords and aeolian modes.
Rick is a big fan but he asks more about how he comes up with the melodies and Sting refers to Bach as an inspiration, after 8 bars of J.S.'s songs you often are surprised. He talks about his experiences as a jazz musician that molded him and it was a better teacher for him than an academy. The improvisation of jazz is key to his style. I don't know as much about the other guy Dominic but he has some good stories to share. Been some funny moments, nice to see them all share some memories.
Coincidentally, I heard this story on NPR last week about Every Breath You Take being played so often even to this day. It gets into some wonky science but it is worth a look https://www.npr.org/...e-ultimate-song
Will be back when I finish the interview
Edited by Rhyta, 23 November 2021 - 05:14 AM.