Gorillaz are back! The world’s most successful virtual band will make their highly anticipated return with a new studio album titled Humanz, to be released by Parlophone Records on 28th April, 2017. Listen to the new track ‘We Got The Power’ on the Shoot Matchday Stadium playlist!
Produced by Gorillaz, The Twilight Tone of D /\ P and Remi Kabaka and recorded in London, Paris, New York, Chicago and Jamaica, Humanz comes seven years on from the release of albums The Fall and Plastic Beach.
Murdoc Niccals (bass), Noodle (guitar), Russel Hobbs (drums) and 2D (vocals) are – as always – joined by a stellar line up of featured artists which includes Jehnny Beth (Savages), Danny Brown, Benjamin Clementine, De La Soul, D.R.A.M., Peven Everett, Anthony Hamilton, Grace Jones, Zebra Katz, Kelela, Mavis Staples, Vince Staples, Popcaan, Pusha T, Jamie Principle and Kali Uchis among others.
A six-minute Jamie Hewlett-directed epic animated film, featuring four Humanz tracks – being ‘Saturnz Barz’ in full, plus highlights of ‘Ascension’, ‘Andromeda’ and ‘We Got The Power’ – is now available to watch here.
The film – ‘Saturnz Barz (Spirit House)’, supported by YouTube – also affords an extraordinary cutting-edge VR video – check it out here. An interactive VR version is set to be released on Daydream in April.
The 14-track album Humanz is available on standard CD, vinyl and as a digital download, as well as a 19-track 2-CD Deluxe. A limited edition Super Deluxe Vinyl Box Set featuring additional alternative versions of all 14 album tracks will also be available (more details below).
Gorillaz will play the complete album live for fans for the first time, at a secret London location TONIGHT, Friday 24th March. This one-off show is supported by Telekom Electronic Beats. Ticket info here.
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