Here’s the isolated bass line (bass part only) for Driven to Tears by the Police – bass tabs are here
- The root, 5th and flat 7th notes of the A major scale are played during the verse.
- The change includes the root, 5th and flat 7th of the F# major scale.
- The root, 5th and flat 7th of the E major scale are being played during the guitar solo.
Sting does a great job of playing just the right amount of notes while driving the rhythm and timing of this song. As it is with many songs done by The Police, the bass line is the foundation of this song upon which everything else is built – it makes the song what it is.
Driven to Tears – The Police – Isolated Bass