Originally Posted by TonyAKA
I'd like some more opinions on the Dire Straits album please...
That's really interesting.
As a first listen, I thought, yep that's Jeff. Listening a bit harder, I'm sure I can hear some trade mark Katche splashes. Like maybe a 12" or something? Something you would rarely hear Jeff play.
I can say the same for "Planet New Orleans" though. The drumming on this track reminds me of something you'd hear from Sting's "Soul Cages".
The rest of the tracks sound Jeffrey like, with those big Paistes and that brush work.
Ahhh! I wish they'd credit properly!!!!!!!
Absolutely correct: "Planet of New Orleans" is Manu. Definetly. The splashes and hi-hat rolls are his trademarks.