New Artist of the Day – Ghosts Of Social Networks

Ghosts Of Social Network

New Manchester band Ghosts Of Social Networks have just released their debut AA single ‘Love Potion’ / ‘Mockingbirds’ through Integrity Records.

The Love Potion single has just been added to the rotation playlist on Amazing Radio and was also played by Steve Lamacq and Chris Hawkin on BBC6.

Produced by Gavin Monaghan (Editors, Scott Matthews, Robert Plant, Paolo Nutini), ‘Love Potion’ is a dark tale of unrequited love and the use of alcohol to get close to someone. The ‘Mockingbirds’ on track 2 are those imitating celebrity culture rather than carving out their own identity.

‘Love Potion’ reflects influences from The National to The Jesus & Mary Chain and ‘Mockingbirds’ draws lyrically from Nick Cave whilst attempting to create “a miserable Northern Soul feel”, but the band’s intrinsic sound is still one which proudly captures an essential Manchester vibe.

In addition to the deal with Integrity Records (Million Dead, Horse Party, Miniature Dinosaurs), GOSN have signed with the label’s new publishing arm, Integrity Publishing.

GOSN can be followed on Twitter as @gosnmusic and Liked on Facebook.

All words by Paul Scott-Bates. More of Paul’s writing on Louder Than War can be found at his author’s archive. Paul’s website is hiapop Blog and you can follow him on Twitter here, and on Facebook here. You can also follow him on Twitter as @saveonthewire for all On The Wire news.

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  1. Picked them up from Mr Peeps podcast 27 great sound Paul!

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