Last year, Ghost released their fourth album, Prequelle. Following singles “Rats” and “Dance Macabre,” the band has spent the past year on an extensive tour. But today, they surprised fans with a lyric video for their song “Faith.”
“Faith” is a standout on Prequelle. It opens with dual guitars screaming over a hard-hitting beat, soon dropping into a low chug propelling the song forward. On the chorus, Cardinal Copia sings, “I am all eyes; I am all ears” – an unnerving promise that you can’t escape him. After an instrumental bridge, the song reaches new depths of terror as Cardinal Copia growls the chorus and laughs maniacally. It sounds like “Faith” ends 4 minutes in, but the last 30 seconds offer a new soundscape: a heavenly choir and organ fit for a cathedral.
In the lyric video, we watch as doctors perform a lobotomy. (Warning: you’ll see knives cutting into a man’s forehead.) Artwork – matching the style of Prequelle – forms a border around this eerie scene. It’s straightforward, but effective.
Watch the lyric video for “Faith” below:
“Faith” appears on Ghost’s 2018 album, Prequelle. You can stream or download the album from all the major music providers here.
Ghost is currently touring Europe. The Pale Tour Named Death will conclude in Germany on August 25th.
This fall, Ghost will embark on their Ultimate Tour Named Death. The North American part of the tour will begin on September 13th in California and finish on October 26th in New York. In November and December, Ghost will be back in Europe – beginning in the UK and ending in France. Find all dates and tickets here before it’s too late!
Enjoy the new lyric video for “Faith,” and be sure to revisit the full album and videos for “Rats” and “Dance Macabre.” Also get ready to see the band live this summer or fall! As always, keep checking back here for all the latest Ghost news.
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