In 1978, the Police debuted with the release of Outlandos d’Amour, an album dominated by punk influences. The opening track, “Next To You,” is a perfect example of this, especially when you hear the isolated bass line from Sting.
The muted notes really act like a train engine, and gives greater impact to the end of the song where he opens up.
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