Ghost Frontman Open To Doing A Rock Opera In The Future


Ghost mastermind Tobias Forge says that he could see the group producing a more rock opera like album in the future, expanded on the thematic direction of their past records.

Forge was asked if he could envision the band making a concept album like Pink Floyd's "The Wall" and he responded, "The records that I've done so far [have] been thematical... loose conceptual... little bit of a framing... As of right now, I know that the next record will be more thematical in the same vein as the previous ones.

"I can definitely see the concept of doing more of a rock opera in the future. If I'd ever make a rock opera the way that I think we're talking about here, it would probably - probably - not be necessarily a rock record; it would probably be more classical, more vocal and more traditionally the sort of stuff that you'd hear on a musical - not any musical, but more score-based, if that makes sense."

He then added, "For eons, there was this Queen musical in London, and I think it was called 'We Will Rock You' - that or 'Mamma Mia!' [musical based on the songs of ABBA] is based off of a huge catalog of already established music. And I don't think that that would be what we would be going for.

"It would be probably something more like, 'Here's a completely different record written for this purpose.' Having said that, I don't feel necessarily that a rock record would be suitable for that. But I don't know. We're not there yet. Maybe in the future. We will see. We will see."

Related Stories

Ghost Reveal New Frontman Papa Emeritus IV

The Ghost Inside Finish First New Album In Six Years

Delain Release 'Ghost House Heart' Video

Ghost Mastermind Addresses Dave Grohl Speculation

Ghost Recording New Song Early Next Year For Mystery Project

Ghost Mastermind Feared Backlash Over Broad Appeal

Ghost's Tobias Forge Has '50 To 60 ideas' For Next Album

Ghost's Nameless Ghouls Not On Albums

Ghost's Tobias Forge Reveals Band's 2020 Plans

Ghost Live Debut New Songs At North American Tour Launch

More Ghost News

Share this article

Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Google+ Pin it Share on Reddit email this article



Follow Us: Facebook Twitter Feeds

Contact Us - Privacy - antiMusic Email - Why we are antiMusic - Do Not Sell My Personal Information

Copyright© 1998 - 2020 Iconoclast Entertainment Group All rights reserved.

Please click here for legal restrictions and terms of use applicable to this site. Use of this site signifies your agreement to the terms of use.