Amazona

  • This song was co-written by guitarist Phil Manzanera, who also contributed a high-pitched guitar solo. He recalled to The Mail on Sunday June 28, 2009: "This was on the Stranded album. Brian Eno had just left the band and the opportunity arose for me to contribute some music for the first time. It turned out to be my first recorded track on an album and I was very proud of it. When I finished recording the guitar part, everyone cheered in the control room."
  • Gangsta rapper Ice-T sampled this track's opening guitar on "That's How I'm Living" from his 1993 album Home Invasion.

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