Quarterman will release his debut album ‘Carondelet’ on 26th March 2021 via his own label, Wood Head Records.
Quarterman is the name for the solo project of Man The Lifeboats’ lead singer and songwriter Richard James Quarterman. The album was recorded in the home studio of acclaimed producer Jamie Evans (Wildwood Kin, Lynne Jackaman, Antwerp Gipsy Ska Orkestra, Crawford Mack), mixed by Colin Brain at Sticks Studios and mastered by Adam Vanryne.
The songs on the record drew inspiration from Neil Young, Simon & Garfunkel, Dylan, Waits, Richard Thompson, Nick Mulvey, Guy Garvey and Simon Armitage. The album was recorded in Jamie’s home studio.
‘Carondelet’ comprises 9 original songs, featuring Quarterman’s acoustic guitar and vocals, and gritty and honest lyrics. The songs are a collection of tunes about love, loss, longing, from the streets of London, New Orleans, Dublin and Caledonia. Songs about lovers, underdogs, fishermen, and gaffer tape.
The track listing for ‘Carondelet’ is:
- That Old Chinese Takeaway Called Happiness
- Bonnie (See Music Video)
- O Fisherman
- Kings Cross Baby
- The Caledonian
- I Left My Heart In A Part Of Seven Sisters
- On The Overwhelming Sadness Of Gravity