Returning with another emphatic pop-punk anthem, James Hersey drops “Ghost Me,” a tale of love gone wrong. The track serves as a preview of his highly anticipated album, Let It Shine, which is scheduled for release on September 15th. Building on his pop-punk background, Hersey infuses a nostalgic twist into his well-regarded pop sensibilities, resulting in a captivating sonic experience.
Recorded at Germany’s renowned Toolhouse Studio, “Ghost Me” showcases Hersey’s collaboration with his bandmates, Daniel Schreiber on drums and Antonio Fortino on bass, as well as acclaimed producer Jochen Naaf. With a catchy stop-and-go guitar riff driving the song’s introspective lyrics, Hersey explores the emotional whirlwind of a friends-with-benefits relationship, capturing the conflicting feelings of carefree connection and heartrending rejection.
Hersey’s unmistakable vocals and heartfelt songwriting skillfully depict the complexities of human connection and the vulnerability of unreciprocated love. “Ghost Me” is a testament to Hersey’s versatility as an artist, blending his unique voice with meticulously crafted neo-vintage band production.