It’s been two years since Mercury-nominated artist Ghostpoet released his critically acclaimed album ‘Shedding Skin’. Having consistently taken his sound in various directions, the magical question was, where would Ghostpoet sonically venture with a new release? His new single ‘Immigrant Boogie’ finds the South London native treading the waters of darker, post-punk-driven production. Touching on the delicate topic of men and women crossing borders for a better life, the haunting soundscape provides the perfect backing for Ghostpoet’s narrative which coincides brilliantly with the current political climate.
Massive Attack team up with Ghostpoet for the haunting song ‘Come Near Me’. Dark in the ever so great Massive Attack fashion, the video is just are eerie. Directed by Ed Morris, a woman constantly walks backwards each time a man takes steps towards her. Moving from a flat and into the street, this slow pursuit transpires into the two eventually walking into the depths of the ocean. Read more […]
Not only was Ghostpoet’s third LP ‘Shedding Skin’ one of the most critically acclaimed releases of 2015, but it was nominated for this year’s Mercury Prize. After a wave of impressive singles including ‘Off Peak Dreams’ and ‘Sorry My Love, It’s You Not Me’, the South London-raised artist now brings forth the official video for ‘Be Right Back, Moving House’. Directed by by SBlood, the video features a guy in a never-ending cycle of routine whilst finding it hard to achieve some of the things that he wants in life, including a particular female that he consistently dreams about.
Coming off of a wave of acclaim for his third album ‘Shedding Skin’, which was released earlier this year, Ghostpoet has now been nominated for this year’s Mercury Prize. As 2015 slowly comes to an end, the London artist has announced a new single entitled ‘Be Right Back, Moving House’, out November 27th on Play It Again Sam. The song is availabe for streaming via Spotify.
London vocalist Ghospoet has shared a new remix of his single ‘Sorry My Love, It’s You Not Me’, taken from his album Shedding Skin, which was released back in March via Play It Again Sam. Calling this the Ghost Culture remix, the tempo of the track is more upbeat with a combination of funk, afrobeat and disco, all blossoming within the production. You can preview the remix below. Ghostpoet Tour Dates: Aug 28 Leeds Festival – NME/BBC Radio 1 stage Aug 30 Reading Festival – NME/BBC Radio Read more […]
Ghostpoet explores the trials and tribulations of someone involved in multiple one-night stands, yet deals with the frustrating aftermath of the cravings of something more meaningful, in his latest video ‘Sorry My Love, It’s You Not Me’. Directed by Chloe Hayward, a guy goes to the pub on a continual basis, picking up girls when the routine and multiple partners eventually become a blur. The track is taken from Ghostpoet’s LP Shedding Skin, out now on Play It Again Sam. Have a look. Read more […]
Photo by Sophia Spring After unveiling the Topman collaboration video for his single ‘X Marks The Spot’, Ghostpoet now shares an ethereal remix by London producer Oli Bayston aka Boxed In. The track features vocals by Nadine Shah, with the original version appearing on Ghostpoet’s latest LP Shedding Skin. Although a bit of melancholy remains in the track, Boxed In gives it a dash of pep without sacrificing the emotional integrity of the original. Have a listen. Read more […]
A while back Topman and Ghostpoet teamed up for the #Openshoot call, in which they asked fans to submit original artwork for the possibilities of it appearing in Ghostpoet’s new video “X Marks The Spot” featuring Nadine Shah. After 2,500 submissions, the vid is now here with the winners’ works projected throughout various clips, with Ghostpoet rocking out with a band. The song is taken from his latest LP Shedding Skin, out now. Check it out. Read more […]
Ghostpoet recently unveiled his latest single “Dial Tones”, taken from his second album “Some Say I So I Say Light”. What could be considered obscure electronica in it’s original production, now gets a refix by London’s Visionist, who completely transforms the tune into a hollowing, eerie soundscape. If you’re expecting a 140 BPM, jump up grime track then think again. This one is for those who want to sit back and enjoy a deep, mental zoning experience. Have a listen. Read more […]
Originally created for the BBC Radio 4 series “Forever Young”, Ghostpoet’s “Young(ish)” expresses some of life’s problems that many of the youth today face. This particular track was ran during the third and final part of the series titled “Rights and Responsibilities” which focuses on young people trying to come into terms of what it means to fit in the society around them. Read more […]