GHOST announce new album ‘Impera’ and share music video for first single “Call Me Little Sunshine”


“We’re building our empire from the ashes of an old” as GRAMMY-winning Swedish theatrical rock outfit GHOST announces the impending arrival of IMPERA, the band’s fifth full length studio album out March 11 via Loma Vista Recordings/Concord/Spinefarm

IMPERA is heralded by today’s release of its first official single, the sublime and haunting “Call Me Little Sunshine,” available now across digital platforms—and as a phantasmagoric visual interpretation lensed by iconic director Matt Mahurin and starring Ruby Modine

Watch the official video for “Call Me Little Sunshine,” HERE.

The album will also feature “Hunter’s Moon,” Ghost’s fourth consecutive US Active Rock #1 radio single, as heard over the end credits of the horror smash Halloween Kills—and manifesting physically in the form of a 7” vinyl single release this Friday, January 21.

IMPERA finds Ghost transported hundreds of years forward from the 14th century Europe Black Plague era of its previous album, 2018’s Best Rock Album GRAMMY nominee Prequelle. The result is the most ambitious and lyrically incisive entry in the Ghost canon: Over the course of IMPERA’s 12-song cycle, empires rise and fall, would-be messiahs ply their hype (financial and spiritual alike), prophecies are foretold as the skies fill with celestial bodies divine and man-made… All in all, the most current and topical Ghost subject matter to date is set against a hypnotic and darkly colorful melodic backdrop making IMPERA a listen like no other — yet unmistakably, quintessentially Ghost

Produced by Klas Åhlund and mixed by Andy WallaceIMPERA consists of the following 12 songs: 

Call Me Little Sunshine 
Hunter’s Moon 
Watcher In The Sky 
Darkness At The Heart Of My Love 
Grift Wood 
Bite Of Passage 
Respite On The Spital Fields 


Ghost will kick off a co-headlining 26-date US arena tour with Volbeat on January 25, before arriving in the UK & Europe this April & May, compelled to take their dark extravaganza to arenas everywhere.

Branded the ‘IMPERATOUR,’ support across all UK & European shows will be provided by Uncle Acid & The Dead Beats and Twin Temple.  


Sat 9 – Manchester, Arena, UK 
Mon 11- London, O2 Arena, UK 
Wed 13 – Glasgow, Hydro, UK 
Fri 15 – Birmingham, RWA Arena, UK 
Sun 17 – Rotterdam, RTM Stage Ahoy, THE NETHERLANDS 
Mon 18 – Paris, Accor Arena, FRANCE 
Tue 19 – Cologne, Lanxess Arena, GERMANY   
Thu 21 – Leipzig Quarterback Immobillen Arena, GERMANY  
Fri 22 – Frankfurt, Festhalle, GERMANY  
Sun 24 – Prague, Arena, CZECH REPUBLIC  
Wed 27 – Tampere, Nokia Arena, FINLAND  
Fri 29 – Stockhom, Avicii Arena, SWEDEN 
Sat 30 – Oslo, Spektrum, NORWAY

Sun 1 – Malmo, Malmo Arena, SWEDEN 
Tue 3 – Brussels, Vorst Nationaal, BELGIUM 
Thurs 5 – Milan, Mediolanum Forum, ITALY   
Sat 7 – Barcelona, Olympic Arena Badalona, SPAIN 
Sun 8 – Madrid, Vistalegre Arena, SPAIN 
Wed 11 – Vienna, Stadthalle, AUSTRIA 
Fri 13 – Zurich, Hallenstadion, SWITZERLAND  
Sun 15 – Hannover ZAG Arena, GERMANY  
Mon 16 – Munich, Olympiahalle, GERMANY  
Wed 18 – Budapest, Arena, HUNGARY  

Tickets are available now, for more information visit


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