The drum machine, it's relentless

Phil. I en studio. Med mastertaper från sitt debutalbum. Pratar i fem minuter om hur han skrev »In the Air Tonight«. Magi.

»The whole thing was set up by the mood of the drum machine. You couldn’t possibly replace that with real drums. People say, “why do you use drum machines, you’re a drummer”, and it’s just that sometimes drum machines gives you… The atmosphere. It’s relentless. It doesn’t move. A drummer would get bored playing anything like this.«