Gorillaz are out with the video to their new single ‘Stylo’, featuring Bobby Womack and Mos Def, off the British virtual trip rock group’s third studio album ‘Plastic Beach’, out now on Parlophone/Virgin. Watch the Jamie Hewlett and Pete Candeland directed video via MTV below.
After three years working on Chinese production Monkey: Journey To The West, Damon Albarn tells ITN Music he’s ready to focus on the Gorillaz. “I think I’ve got something interesting to say with the next record,” Albarn said. “But I am approaching it in a different way. But it will be a Gorillaz record, that’s for certain.” Albarn, also behind Blur and The Good, the Bad & the Queen, added that they should be able to do more touring with Gorillaz this time around. Video of the comments at blinkx has since been removed.
The surviving members of Pink Floyd took part in a tribute concert on May 10th at The Barbican in London, England to pay respects to their former frontman, Roger “Syd” Barrett. Also performering during the night were Blur and Gorillaz frontman Damon Albarn, the Pretenders’ Chrissie Hynde, Andy Bell of Oasis, and Soft Boys singer Robyn Hitchcock. Watch fan filmed highlight clips from YouTube.
The Sun reports Blur and Gorillaz star Damon Albarn is taking Radiohead to task. “Radiohead I’m not going to get into anyone, but bands who care about certain things and then go on one-and-a-half-year stadium tours are just total hypocrites,” he complained. “In one sense you’ve got this developing humanist thing that’s coming out of you, which is great. Then you’re creating these massive impersonal events where you set yourself up as the subject of thousands of people’s adoration. Where is the humanity in that? That’s just idolatry.” The full story at thesun.co.uk has since been removed.
The future of Gorillaz has been thrown into doubt after Damon Albarn admitted 2005’s ‘Demon Days’ is “probably the last album we make.” He told BBC 6 Music: “At the moment we’re like, that’s probably the last album we make, I don’t think we could make a better album than ‘Demon Days’ really, for what this is and how it works.” Read more.
‘Popworld’ has the Gorillaz performance of ‘Kids With Guns’ from their gig at the MCR Opera House. Watch it online at Channel4.com.
Gorillaz are out with the video to their new single ‘El Manana’, from the album ‘Demon Days’. Watch it online below.
Gorillaz are out with the video to their new single ‘Dirty Harry’, from the album ‘Demon Days’. Watch it online below.
Gorillaz are out with the video to their new single ‘Dare’, from the album ‘Demon Days’. Watch it online below.
Liam Gallagher of Oasis and Damon Albarn of Blur/Gorillaz were on hand for the second Music Industry ‘Soccer Six’ football tournament at Mile End Stadium in London, England on June 9th.
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