Ghost announces covers EP, drops “Jesus He Knows Me” video

Author Hernan Osuna - 10.4.2023

Swedish hard rock outfit Ghost has just announced “Phantomine”, a five-song covers EP comprised of classic covers and deep cuts by Genesis, Iron Maiden, Television, The Stranglers, and Tina Turner. The band fronted by Tobias Forge has also unveiled its cover of Genesis’ “Jesus He Knows Me.” You can listen to the song and watch the age-restricted music video below.

Besides “Jesus He Knows Me,” the EP includes the group covering Television’s “See No Evil,The Stranglers’ “Hanging Around,” Iron Maiden’s “Phantom of the Opera,” and Tina Turner’s “We Don’t Need Another Hero (Thunderdome).” The EP is set to be released on May 18th via Loma Vista Recordings.

Accompanying the music video for “Jesus He Knows Me” is a half-hour radio call-in show titled “Jesus Talk” hosted by “Father Jim DeFroque.

“Phantomime” Tracklist:
01-See No Evil (Television)
02-Jesus He Knows Me (Genesis)
03-Hanging Around (The Stranglers)
04-Phantom of the Opera (Iron Maiden)
05-We Don’t Need Another Hero (Thunderdome) (Tina Turner)

Ghost will go on tour across the U.S. with special guest Amon Amarth. The Re-Imperatour kicks off on Wednesday, August 2 in Concord, California at Concord Pavilion, with stops in Salt Lake City, Chicago, Cincinnati, Austin, and more before wrapping up with the band’s Monday, September 11 return to the Kia Forum in Los Angeles. You can check out the full schedule below:

Ghost tour dates
Aug. 02 – Concord, CA – Concord Pavilion
Aug. 04 – Auburn, WA – White River Amphitheatre
Aug. 05 – Airway Heights, WA – BECU Live at Northern Quest
Aug. 07 – West Valley City, UT – USANA Amphitheatre
Aug. 08 – Denver, CO – Fiddler’s Green Amphitheatre
Aug. 11 – St. Louis, MO – Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre
Aug. 12 – Milwaukee, WI – American Family Insurance Amphitheater
Aug. 14 – Clarkston, MI – Pine Knob Music Theatre
Aug. 15 – Chicago, IL – Huntington Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island
Aug. 16 – Cincinnati, OH – PNC Pavilion at Riverbend Music Center
Aug. 18 – Syracuse, NY – St. Joseph’s Health Amphitheater at Lakeview
Aug. 19 – Mansfield, MA – Xfinity Center
Aug. 20 – Bridgeport, CT – Hartford HealthCare Amphitheater
Aug. 22 – Indianapolis, IN – TCU Amphitheater at White River State Park
Aug. 23 – Burgettstown, PA – The Pavilion at Star Lake
Aug. 24 – Bristow, VA – Jiffy Lube Live
Aug. 25 – Camden, NJ – Freedom Mortgage Pavilion
Aug. 27 – Nashville, TN – Ascend Amphitheater
Aug. 29 – Simpsonville, SC – CCNB Amphitheatre at Heritage Park
Aug. 30 – Jacksonville, FL – Daily’s Place
Aug. 31 – Tampa, FL – MIDFLORIDA Credit Union Amphitheatre
Sep. 02 – The Woodlands, TX – The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion presented by Huntsman
Sep. 03 – Austin, TX – Germania Insurance Amphitheater
Sep. 05 – Irving, TX – The Pavilion at Toyota Music Factory
Sep. 07 – Albuquerque, NM – Isleta Amphitheater
Sep. 08 – Phoenix, AZ – Talking Stick Resort Amphitheatre