My friend Alex just interviewed Ron & Russell Mael from Sparks, and managed to ask them a few questions about Giorgio Moroder: "The drums on their ace Moroder co-written and produced album 'Number One In Heaven' [sample Amazon review quote: "the electronic equivalent of Meat Loaf's Bat Out Of Hell"] were not only all real, but played by Keith Forsey who went on to produce Billy Idol's big hits. ("He had a very steady right foot," said Ron Mael.) They said that Moroder was incredible in that they'd give him 20 songs and he'd reject 19 of them, which they found quite bruising to their egos but at the same time had to admire. They were also there when Moroder had the first ever Linn Drum delivered. They said they stood round going "it'll never replace the feeling of a real live drummer", but apparently Moroder just smiled enigmatically..."