A brand new studio album from Gorillaz titled ‘The Now Now’ – of which tracks ‘Humility’ and ‘Lake Zurich’ have been revealed – will be released by Parlophone Records on June 29 – and you can listen to the former the Shoot Music – New Releases playlist.
‘The Now Now’ is 11 all-new songs from the World’s Most Successful Virtual Act, produced by Gorillaz, with James Ford and Remi Kabaka, and recorded entirely at Studio 13, London in February this year.
Gorillaz will hit the road this summer with ‘The Now Now’ Tour playing extensive festival dates across Europe, to include a headline appearance – their only UK show this year – at Boomtown Festival, Hampshire on August 11.
Gorillaz’ own acclaimed Demon Dayz Festival – the “joyful apocalypse… and carnivalesque festival of great performances” (The Guardian) curated by Damon Albarn and Jamie Hewlett – will make its exclusive appearance for this year at the Pico Rivera Arena in Los Angeles on October 20, with additional dates for North America.
A truly global phenomenon, the BRIT and Grammy Award winners have topped charts around the world and toured the globe from San Diego to Syria, picking up hundreds of millions of streams and record sales along the way. have achieved success in entirely ground-breaking ways, winning numerous awards including the coveted Jim Henson Creativity Honor.
Gorillaz: The Now Now Tour 2018
1 June Rock IM Ring, Nuremberg – GERMANY
3 June Rock AM Park, Mendig – GERMANY
9 June Malahide Castle, Dublin – IRELAND
15 June Sonar, Barcelona – SPAIN
21June Messe Arena Hall, Tokyo – JAPAN
5 July Werchter Festival, Werchter – BELGIUM
6 July Open’er Festival, Gdynia – POLAND
7 July Roskilde Festival, Roskilde – DENMARK
11 July Gurten Festival, Bern – SWITZERLAND
12 July Lucca Summer Festival, Lucca – ITALY
14 July Bilbao BBK Live, Bilbao – SPAIN
19 July Paleo Festival, Nyon – SWITZERLAND
21 July Vieilles Charrues Festival, Carhaix – FRANCE
22 July Lollapalooza, Paris – FRANCE
25 July U Park Festival, Kyiv (Kiev) – UKRAINE
28 July Park Live Festival, Moscow – RUSSIA FEDERATION
9 August Sziget Festival, Budapest – HUNGARY
11 August Boomtown Festival, HAMPSHIRE, UK
16 August Frequency Festival, St Pölten – AUSTRIA
17 August Lowlands Festival, Biddinghuizen – NETHERLANDS
8 October Air Canada Centre, TORONTO
9 October Bell Centre, MONTREAL
11 October Wells Fargo Center, PHILADELPHIA
13 October Barclays Center, NEW YORK
14 October TD Garden, BOSTON
16 October United Centre, CHICAGO
20 October Demon Dayz Festival, LOS ANGELES