The song features a eerie guitar melody, which is quasi-Arabic in style, and a repetitive bass riff played by Summers himself, drums played by Stewart Copeland, and atmospheric keyboards rather deep in the mix.
Stewart Copeland was not in favour of the song either:
"As hard done by as I ever felt in this band, I could always take comfort in the fact that Andy got shafted even worse than I did on that little instrumental. Sting didn't even bother to play on it. Andy played all the bass and guitars, and I only played on the song because there wasn't anyone else to play drums."
" I've always wanted to cover a Police song. We've jammed on several of their tunes but Sting's vocal parts are, to say the least, a bit too challenging for me. An instrumental seemed the logical option to choose. Brain plays exceptionally well on this tune."