Karma Kastles
by Orgy

Album: released as a single (2021)
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Songfacts®:

  • Orgy lead singer Jay Gordon often draws inspiration from the people he meets in Los Angeles, which can seem like another planet. That's what he did on this song, where he sings about some people who are very starstruck, materialistic and vain. He envisions them building "Karma Kastles," where their lifestyle choices will weigh on their conscious.

    "That's a melting pot of relationship stuff," he explained in a Songfacts interview. "I don't know why, but people seem to come to me with their issues – not issues with me necessarily, just with their own stuff. People call me to talk about their drama, like I'm some kind of shrink or something."
  • By this time, Jay Gordon had replaced the original members who worked on their first three albums with a new lineup, which released a series of singles and played live from time to time. They would typically issue a single and then follow it up with a some promotion and shows. Their sound, a mix of industrial and electronica, remained pretty consistent over the years.

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