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Paper Anthem is an emotive indie rock project led by pianist Joseph Hitchcock, whose lyrics weave together themes of mythology, ancient civilizations and common heartbreak. After a period of performing under a different name, Hitchcock settled on the act's final identity and spent a turbulent year in and out of various studios before releasing a debut, By Ghosts, a collection of songs Hitchcock claims were given to him by a haunted piano. Within one month of its release, By Ghosts had already been added to the libraries and playlists of more than one hundred fifteen college and independent radio stations nationwide. Hitchcock is currently playing shows, building a fanbase, and promoting the release of By Ghosts' 2019 follow-up, To All the Sailors We've Lost.