One of the nameless ghouls from the occult rock band GHOST spoke to U.K.’s Kerrang! magazine about the lyrical themes covered on the group’s third album, “Meliora”, which was released on August 21 via Loma Vista Recordings.
“This record is more about the modern man and woman in their pursuit of purpose in life,” he said. “It’s hard to live in a society if you’re not willing to buy that you are in a collective, yet usually in the Western world, there is a big disregard for individual responsibility. W think, ‘Maybe you should take out your garbage,’ ‘Maybe you shouldn’t drive, you should take the bus.’ And people say, ‘I’m in a hurry. I can’t.’ And, well, everyone else can do that — but I’m in a rock band and I don’t want to do that! I include myself in that. Everyone is so busy doing their own thing.
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