“Mostly, I just wanted some good holes and syncopations. There is one small pattern that was influenced by listening to Ronnie Montrose in Gamma – the song Ready For Action. I love Edgar Winter, but any similarities are coincidental.
“The Keith Emerson influence... well, Emi loves Tarkus, but she’s been mostly studying a jazz organist named Tony Monaco. We both listen to him all the time. He’s one of the most exciting and natural improvisers that I’ve heard.
“I think we ate at Fatburger on the day we recorded this song. When you order, you have a choice to have your burger grilled or char-broiled. I chose the latter, and the cook shouted, ‘Put it on the char!’ We were fueled by some good cheeseburgers… and listening to one another.”