Emmylou Harris, “Where Will I Be,” Wrecking Ball, 1995 (Brian Blade: drums).
Seal, “Dreaming in Metaphors,” Seal, 1994 (Andy Newmark: drums).
Marvin Gaye, “Trouble Man,” Trouble Man, 1972 (Marvin Gaye: drums).
Talk Talk, “Ascension Day,” Laughing Stock, 1991 (Lee Harris: drums).
Peter Gabriel, “The Rhythm of the Heat,” Security, 1982 (Jerry Marotta: drums, percussion).
Gang of Four, “Paralysed,” Solid Gold, 1981 (Hugo Burnham: drums).
The Meters, “Cissy Strut,” The Meters, 1969 (Zigaboo Modeliste: drums).
I think audiences are hipper than musicians think they are. They wouldn’t be there if they didn’t want to hear some music, so you don’t have to con them into believing that this music is great.