GHOST Declares ‘ Phantomime’ Covers EP, Shares ‘Jesus He Is aware of Me’ Music Video

    GHOST Declares ‘ Phantomime’ Covers EP, Shares ‘Jesus He Is aware of Me’ Music Video

    Recent off successful “Greatest Rock Album Of The 12 months” on the iHeart Radio Music Awards, GHOST has introduced “Phantomime”, a five-song covers EP meant from the begin to observe final yr’s worldwide chart-topping opus “Impera”. A various and spellbinding sampling of the Grammy Award-winning band’s musical DNA, “Phantomime” is comprised of covers of classics and deep cuts by TELEVISION, GENESIS, THE STRANGLERS, IRON MAIDEN and Tina Turner. “Phantomime” pays tribute in equal measure to each certainly one of these unlikely bedfellow, influences whereas stamping all of them with GHOST‘s plain sonic signature.

    The announcement of “Phantomime”‘s impending launch additionally solves the thriller of GHOST‘s latest “Jesus Is Coming” marketing campaign, as referenced within the Good Friday premiere of the most recent installment of the band’s long-running webisode collection, “Chapter 17: Nap Time”. “Phantomime”‘s Could 18 launch through Loma Vista Recordings is heralded by GHOST‘s interpretation of GENESIS‘s 1992 satirical stab at televangelists “Jesus He Is aware of Me”, accessible now to stream and obtain.

    This second coming of “Jesus He Is aware of Me” is accompanied by an Alex Ross Perry-directed video that can absolutely make the case that one particular person’s magnificence is one other’s blasphemy. Culminating in a climactic ritual that have to be seen to be believed, GHOST‘s visible interpretation of “Jesus He Is aware of Me” rises to the event in unholy vogue — after which some.

    “Phantomime” monitor itemizing:

    01. See No Evil (TELEVISION)
    02. Jesus He Is aware of Me (GENESIS)
    03. Hanging Round (THE STRANGLERS)
    04. Phantom Of The Opera (IRON MAIDEN)
    05. We Do not Want One other Hero (Thunderdome) (Tina Turner)

    GHOST isn’t any stranger to covers, having beforehand tackled materials initially written and recorded by THE BEATLES (“Right here Comes The Solar”), ABBA (“I am A Marionette”), DEPECHE MODE (“Ready For The Night time”), Roky Erickson (“If You Have Ghosts”), METALLICA (“Enter Sandman”), PET SHOP BOYS (“It is A Sin”) and EURYTHMICS (“Missionary Man”), amongst others.

    This previous February, GHOST revealed particulars of its upcoming “Re-Imperatour” summer season 2023 U.S. tour with particular visitor AMON AMARTH. Produced by Reside Nation and FPC Reside, the 27-date trek kicks off on Wednesday, August 2 in Harmony, California at Harmony Pavilion, with stops in Salt Lake Metropolis, Chicago, Cincinnati, Austin and extra earlier than wrapping up with the band’s Monday, September 11 return to the Kia Discussion board in Los Angeles.

    GHOST is continuous to tour in help of its newest album, “Impera”, which offered 70,000 equal album models within the U.S. in its first week of launch to land at place No. 2 on the Billboard 200 chart. It marked the third prime 10 album — and fifth prime 40-charting set — for the Swedish act. The 12-song effort was produced by Klas Åhlund and blended by Andy Wallace.

    “Impera” landed at place No. 1 in Germany and Sweden, No. 2 within the U.Ok., Netherlands, Belgium and Norway, No. 3 in Australia, No. 5 in France and Eire, and No. 20 in Italy.

    GHOST chief Tobias Forge labored on the follow-up to 2018’s “Prequelle” with Åhlund and Swedish co-writers Salem Al Fakir and Vincent Pontare, whose credit embody Madonna and Girl Gaga.

    In January, GHOST launched a brand new model of its music “Spillways” that includes a visitor look by DEF LEPPARD singer Joe Elliott.

    “Spillways” is taken from “Impera”, which was launched in March 2022.

    Picture credit score: Jimmy Hubbard

    GHOST Declares ‘ Phantomime’ Covers EP, Shares ‘Jesus He Is aware of Me’ Music Video