Ghost Is Already Streaming ‘Ceremony and Devotion’
Ghost may be releasing their new live double album Ceremony and Devotion on Jan. 19 via Spinefarm Records, but why wait? They've already set it free on streaming services. Check out the entire the 17-track record below.
Yesterday, Ghost released a teaser video, saying: "We wish to inform you that it's getting closer, can you feel it?" They also announced that tracks from Ceremony and Devotion would debut Thursday on Sirius XM. Ghost released few other details, but surprised fans by announcing the streaming release on social media at midnight.
This Tom Dalgety-produced album was recorded during Ghost's tour last summer, and features songs from their previous three LPs, as well as the Popestar EP. Ghost have also released a video for the live track "Absolution," which you can watch above.
Frontman Tobias Forge previously noted that they expect to have another studio album out next April, describing it as "more apocalyptic." “Having in mind that the previous record was about the absence of God or the absence of deities, this new one is going to be about the return of God," he said. “You know, God’s wrath cast upon the suffering humans. So it will be a little bit more biblical in that sense which in turn makes it darker, a little bit more apocalyptic, I think. That’s basically what I can tell you about it right now.”
Preordering is already underway. Ceremony and Devotion is available as a double CD with a 20-page booklet, on limited-edition translucent tiger-eye colored vinyl and even on 8-track now. Bundles are available as well. All purchases come with an instant MP3 download.
Ceremony and Devotion Track Listing
"From The Pinnacle to the Pit"
"Con Clavi Con Dio"
"Per Aspera Ad Inferi"
"Body and Blood"
"Ghuleh / Zombie Queen"
Stream Ghost's 'Ceremony and Devotion'