BRAND NEW *PRE-ORDER*
Gorillaz - Humanz [2LP] (180 Gram, gatefold, download)
Warner Bros. Records/Parlophone
Release date: 4/28/2017
Gorillaz New Album HUMANZ
Out April 28th on Warner Bros.
Watch new video here: http://gorill.az/saturnzbarzYT
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 Warner Bros. on April 28th, 2017.
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 (see below).
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: http://gorill.az/saturnzbarzSH The film - ‘Saturnz Barz (Spirit House)’, supported by YouTube - also affords an extraordinary cutting-edge VR video (360-3D)— watch here: http://gorill.az/saturnbarzSH360 And an interactive VR version is set to be released on Daydream in April.
The 14-track album Humanz is available on standard 180 gram vinyl.
Gorillaz will headline the recently announced, sold-out Demon Dayz Festival at Dreamland Margate on June 10th. Full details of dates scheduled for later in the year, will be announced soon.
The full track listing for Humanz is:
Intro: I Switched My Robot Off
1. Ascension feat. Vince Staples
2. Strobelite feat. Peven Everett
3. Saturnz Barz feat. Popcaan
4. Momentz feat. De La Soul
Interlude: The Non-conformist Oath
5. Submission feat. Danny Brown & Kelela
Interlude: Elevator Going Up
6. Charger feat. Grace Jones
7. Andromeda feat. D.R.A.M.
8. Busted and Blue
Interlude: Talk Radio
9. Carnival feat. Anthony Hamilton
10. Let Me Out feat. Mavis Staples & Pusha T
11. Sex Murder Party feat. Jamie Principle & Zebra Katz
12. She’s My Collar feat. Kali Uchis
Interlude: The Elephant
13. Hallelujah Money feat. Benjamin Clementine
14. We Got The Power feat. Jehnny Beth
With interludes narrated by Ben Mendelsohn
Notes to Editors:
Gorillaz is singer 2D, bassist Murdoc Niccals, guitarist Noodle and drummer Russel Hobbs. Created by Damon Albarn and Jamie Hewlett, their acclaimed eponymous debut album was released in 2001. The BRIT and Grammy Award winning band’s subsequent albums are Demon Days (2005), Plastic Beach (2010) and The Fall (2011). A truly global phenomenon, Gorillaz 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. Gorillaz have achieved success in entirely ground-breaking ways, winning numerous awards including the coveted Jim Henson Creativity Honor and are recognised by The Guinness Book Of World Records as the planet’s Most Successful Virtual Act.