Released March 10th, 2018
Gladstone (Last train to) by Karthartic is a blues shuffle loosely based on a period in my brother’s life when things weren’t going exactly as he’d planed.
The story starts one day with Aaron, James & and myself (Peter) just jamming for fun, when my brother called because he was annoyed. He was stuck at a railway crossing while a coal train went through and in our part of the world coal trains can be up to 2.3 kilometers (1.4 miles) long and take a while to go past.
So the whole time we are talking the train noise is in the background and when I finally got off the phone the noise was still in my head. The first two verses and the chorus just slid out of me, a few days later the band jammed the song and that’s what you hear. We only over layed the lead solo, train sounds and a new vocal.