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Civil War Ghost Unveils "Casino": A Danceable Critique of High-Stakes Capitalism


Cover Art: "Casino" single cover featuring a chaotic trading floor
Cover Art: "Casino" single cover
The Bristol-based band's new single is a thought-provoking social commentary that will make you dance and ponder the complexities of modern society.


The Sound of Sardonic Nihilism

Civil War Ghost is not your average band. With a sound that's a lo-fi post-punk cacophony, they're the kind of act that makes you want to dance while contemplating the end of the world. Their aesthetic of "sarcastic nihilism" is a unique blend that captures the zeitgeist of our times. Their influences range from the art-rock sensibilities of Television to the hard-hitting riffs of Queens of the Stone Age and the punk ethos of Fugazi.


A Tale of Money and Madness

Their upcoming single, "Casino," set to release on October 13th, 2023, is a fascinating dive into the world of high-stakes finance. It's a narrative that could be straight out of an American Psycho sequel, featuring Patrick Bateman-esque characters in a Lord of the Flies-like struggle on trading floors. Amidst glass towers and Bloomberg terminals, the song explores the darker corners of capitalism, all while making you want to dance.


More Than Just a Song

But "Casino" is more than just a catchy tune; it's a social commentary. It challenges the listener to think critically about the world around them. What action will you take as a member of society after hearing this song? That's the question Civil War Ghost leaves you with, making it a track that's as thought-provoking as it is danceable.


 Civil War Ghost band members in a post-apocalyptic setting

A Band for the End Times

Hailing from Bristol, UK, Civil War Ghost is a band that seems tailor-made for the so-called "End Times." Their music is a darkly humorous take on the apocalypse, filled with biting lyrical witticisms, howling guitars, and complex, math rock-like time signatures. It's a sound that's as intellectually stimulating as it is viscerally exciting.


In Summary

Civil War Ghost's "Casino" is not just another song; it's a vignette that can make you dance and then make you think. It's a track that captures the essence of our times, making it a must-listen for anyone who likes their music with a side of social commentary.


Mood: Thought-provoking, Danceable

Genre: Alternative Rock, Art Rock, Indie Rock, Noise Rock, Post-Punk, Punk, Punk Rock, British Based, Male Vocals, UK Based, Power Pop




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