Ghost always keeps you guessing. Their new song (and video) “Kiss the Go-Goat” is no exception.
“Kiss the Go-Goat” has a ‘60s vibe, which the video pushes. (It’s supposed to be Papa Nihil fronting Ghost 50 years ago.) The lyrics are a bit subpar, with “but he’s the guy you wanna do” giving way to almost random Satanic references.
“Kiss the Go-Goat” has been referred to as psychedelia. But the sound is polished and unmistakably Ghost. If it’s not Ghost’s best work, “Kiss the Go-Goat” stands solidly alongside. It’s Side A of a new single. Side B, “Mary on a Cross,” will be released soon.