Trampolene & Pete Doherty are making available a new track, ‘Uncle Brian’s Abattoir’.
Written and recorded during the Corona Virus Lockdown in Swansea, London & Normandy.
Jack Jones from Trampolene recorded his spoken word piece on his phone in Swansea and wired it to producer Mike Moore in London who added the music and then forwarded it to Peter Doherty in Normandy who put his vocals down on his phone and emailed it back to Mike Moore, who put it all together.
‘Uncle Brian’s Abattoir’ is released via Strap Originals/Cargo Records and is available now to stream
Trampolene singer Jack Jones: “Uncle Brian’s Abattoir came about when I was picking up my little cousin from an after school art class…she had painted a paradise where animals and humans lived in harmony but mistakenly called it an Abattoir…I found the whole thing very charming and jotted it down in my notes…So it’s about an abattoir…but not as you know it…it’s taken straight out of a child’s imagination. It has taken on another meaning for me lately as it is also about slowly going mad being stuck indoors during the Lockdown”
Producer, multi instrumentalist and guitarist with Liam Gallagher, Mike Moore says of the recording: “it’s a bit like that kids’ drawing game where someone draws the head, folds the paper and passes it on.Someone else draws the body and so on. Then the reveal is the surprise to everyone involved.”
The video was edited together from footage shot on phones in The Mumbles (Jack’s home) and Etretat (Peter’s Lockdown home) by Katia de Vidas (The Puta Madres). The Artwork was painted during the Lockdown) by Trampolene bass player Wayne Thomas, who also makes a cameo appearance in the video swinging from a tree.
Strap Originals was originally founded by Peter and his management last year as an imprint to release the self titled album by Peter Doherty & The Puta Madres. In light of how the times are developing, the label is going to extend its reach to give select artists the creative support they need to get their music to a wider audience.
Trampolene, who recently found themselves trending on Twitter after a Tim Burgess Listening Party for their debut album ‘Swansea To Hornsey,’ have released two albums ‘Pick A Pocket or Two’, a compilation of songs and poems not included on the band’s debut album ‘Swansea To Hornsey’,