Lo-ghost Taste Fear

Lo-ghost Taste Fear

The duo Lo-ghost from Cape Town, South Africa has released a new track on Bandcamp. We Don’t Die Here is a dark synthpop song for alternative dance floors.

“It’s Saturday night and I can taste fear.”

Lo-ghost

The Cape Town-based Alt-Pop duo Lo-ghost is comprised of the vocal powerhouse, Shannon Devy and the multitalented kickass producer, Evan Strauss.

“We’ll all be ghosts one day. Some of us are ghosts already.”

The music is a statement of dark, triumphant tunes. The songs deliver a profoundly emotional material through rich synth arrangements, danceable electronic beats and massive vocal performances, all colored with a distinct pop sensibility.

The duo entered the scene mid-2016 with a stunning debut video release for “Ghost in a Blood Machine,” the single off their debut EP Mother. The video, which addresses issues of internalized homophobia, presents a poignant and heartbreaking narrative of the interplay between love and shame, performed and choreographed by Chester Martinez (FKA Twigs, “Honey 2”) and Devon Marshbank. The work was picked up and featured by media outlets across the continent.

Lo-ghosts material is all self-produced. Not all too productive, though it seems since this is only their third release in two years. After the EP Mother in the summer of 2016, the duo released their first full-length album, There’s Blood In My Body and It Sounds Like This: in July 2017.

The New Single

 

It’s Saturday night and I can taste fear
Creeping up my spine
Are you gonna be alright?
How can we be happy when we’ve got so much to hide?
And how do we figure out which pain is yours and which is mine?
We all cry when our castles come down
But we won’t (won’t) bleed into a hole in the ground

It’s Saturday night and I can taste fear
Pure hearts don’t get out of here
In one piece
I need the least, I need the least, I need release

I had plans for this (I had plans )
I had hopes for this (love these hands)
We all cry when our castles come down
But we won’t (won’t) bleed into a hole in the ground

The day had somewhere else to be
The night came slowly
I’ll see you on the other side of this
Cause pure hearts and bright eyes
Don’t get out of this place alive
I’ll see you on the other side of this
It’s you I’ll miss, it’s you I’ll miss, it’s you I’ll miss

We don’t die around here
Though I see ghosts everywhere
It’s Saturday night and I can taste fear
We don’t die here
We don’t die here

We don’t die around here
Though I see ghosts everywhere
It’s Saturday night and I can taste fear
We don’t die here
We don’t die here
We don’t die here
We don’t die here
We don’t die here
We don’t die here
We don’t die here
We don’t die

 

Get more Lo-ghost on Bandcamp.

 

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