Winner of the 2017 Hollywood Music in Media Award for Alternative Artist
Love Ghost is an Indie/Alternative/Hard Rock band from Los Angeles consisting of Finnegan Bell (guitar and vocals), Mya Greene (viola and keyboard), Ryan Stevens (bass and background vocals) and Samson Young (drums and background vocals). In 2019 they have toured Ireland (playing Whelan’s, Crane Lane, The Spirit Store and Roisin Dubh amongst others), Japan (11 shows in Tokyo, Osaka, Kobe and Kyoto), and were one of the mainstage bands at Festivalfff in Ambato, Ecuador.
The band’s latest single "Mr. Blue" was produced by Carl Restivo(Tom Morello’s “The Atlas Underground”). The lyrics (by Finnegan Bell) are about depression- a youth's inner struggle with relationship's and finding his place in society.
The band is currently working on a new album with legendary producer Danny Saber(The Rolling Stones, Alice Cooper, Seal, Marilyn Manson, etc.). Love Ghost has won numerous awards including Best Alternative Rock Band (Hollywood Music in Media Award), The Jean Luc Goddard Award (a yearly award from Cult Critic Magazine), and their music videos have won awards at: New York Film Awards, LA Shorts Awards, Paris Music Video Underground, NYC Indie Film Awards, Los Angeles Film Awards, Oniros Film Awards (Italy), Top Shorts, Festigious, London Independent Film Awards, The European Independent Film Awards, Independent Shorts Awards, IndieFest Film Awards,The Actor’s Awards, Virgin Spring Cinefest, Mindfield Film Festival, Royal Wolf Film Awards, Pinnacle Film Awards, Latitude Film Awards, and Los Angeles Film Awards.
Love Ghost has played in Tar Fest, The Our Life Festival, Make Music Pasadena and Echo Park Rising. They have been the opening act for Irish singer-songwriter Mundy, Smash Mouth, Fuel, The Young Dubliners, Buckcherry, Berlin, Ozomatli and The Tubes. Their performance of "Forgive Me" on Balcony TV is currently the number 1 voted video of all-time. They were named in Music Connection’s Hot 100 Unsigned Bands.
Guitar & Lead Vocals
Always interested in songwriting, at the age of 13 Finnegan began playing solo shows at clubs in Los Angeles. About 4 months after his first gig (at Room 5 in LA) Finnegan met Mya Greene and Love Ghost was born. Finnegan also has a strong interest in filmmaking and has written scripts for the band’s music videos for “Forgive Me”, “Parasitical Identity”, “9mm” and “Girl Pusher”. He recently won several awards for the “Parasitical Identity” music video – Best Screenplay at the Pinnacle Film Awards and Mindfield Film Festival, Best Music Video at the Pinnacle Film Awards, Royal Wolf Film Awards, and Mindfield Film Festival, and Best Director (along with animator Dave Long) at the Pinnacle Film Awards, Royal Wolf Film Awards, and Mindfield Film Festival.
Mya has played Viola since the age of 11. She was a member of the National Youth Orchestra and has played at Carnegie Hall in New York, Royal Albert Hall in London, and toured the world playing music in Russia, China, and Austria to name just a few. She is an original member of Love Ghost along with Finnegan Bell. She currently attends USC on a music merit scholarship.
Bass & Backing Vocals
Ryan started playing bass at 11. He sang in choir in elementary school and listened to a lot of hard rock music growing up which influenced him artistically and as a person. He has his first original song “In My Head Again” on Love Ghost’s upcoming album Lobotomy.
Samson Young started drumming at age 8. His father is a well-known jazz guitarist and his mother is a vocalist who has worked with many great musicians including Stevie Wonder. His musical influences range from jazz, funk, Latin and hard rock.