Seven Days – Kit Transcription

I thought it was apt to end the week with another track I’ve been looking at called ‘Seven Days’. The track is by Sting, and it appears on his album ‘Ten Summoners Tales’. The whole album features some great drumming by Vinnie Colaiuta, but this track is one of my favourites. The track is in 5/8, but the way he moves the hi-hat accents makes the groove flow without feeling disjointed as you would expect. Vinnie uses this same technique on the track ‘St Augustine In Hell’ from the same album. Here is the track, and a transcription that I managed to complete over the past couple of days:

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