Ghost Emoji
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Ghost Emoji

Toronto, Ontario, Canada | Established. Jan 01, 2017

Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Established on Jan, 2017
Band Alternative Garage Rock




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Ghost Emoji is an upbeat synth punk band that values driving beats and controversial lyrics. Hailing from Toronto, Canada, the band is comprised of best friends Simon Pauls (drums) and Alex Treen (synth and vocals). The duo began as Ghost Emoji in the summer of 2017 and have gone on to record a six song EP that is due out Halloween 2018.

The band attributes its sound to the pairing of seemingly contrasting elements. “I think Simon is the emoji and I am the ghost” Treen laughs. “We like to pair absurdity with what we do. I think we accomplish that by writing songs with really serious topics and turning them upside down and making them danceable.” An example of this can be found in the tongue and cheek lyrics of “Runaway Greenhouse Gas Baby” where Treen sings “you cut your forest clean and bare, got all these warning but you just don’t care” or the lyrics in the song “Public Opinion” that directly challenge the values of being rich and thin “I can hardly wait to gain weight and lose all my money, the future is paved in mayonnaise breadsticks and honey”. All of these words are sung with some swagger, a meaty synth tone and an upbeat drumline.

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