Damon Albarn Confirms Another Gorillaz Album

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We’re starting to believe that Damon Albarn either never sleeps or is just flat out superhuman. After releasing their highly anticipated Humanz in 2017, Gorillaz followed with the release of another studio album, The Now Now, in 2018. Now, Gorillaz frontman Damon Albarn says he has another Gorillaz album in the works. While on the Radio FM4 podcast, Albarn

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Damon Albarn reveals another new Gorillaz album planned for after The Good, The Bad & The Queen’s next release

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Damon Albarn reveals another new Gorillaz album planned for after The Good, The Bad & The Queen’s next releaseGorillaz Ace Hollywood

Although Gorillaz’ latest album The Now Now was released just this past June, it appears that the animated band is already gearing up to release something new. In a new interview with the Radio FM4 podcast, frontman Damon Albarn revealed the band already has another new album in the works, confirming a revelation Albarn alluded to earlier this year.

“I have another one as well, but I know I’m not gonna be allowed to even think about recording or putting it out this year. In October, after I play in America, I’ll be starting The Good, The Bad & The Queen again…it’s there. If I get the time, or if anyone wants it, it’s there.”

The upcoming LP would be the Gorillaz’ seventh studio album and would follow another release with The Good, The Bad & The Queen — Albarn’s supergroup with the Clash’s Paul Simonon, the Verve’s Simon Tong, and Afrobeat drummer Tony Allen.

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Damon Albarn Has Yet Another New Gorillaz Album Planned For After The Good, The Bad & The Queen Reunion

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Damon Albarn put out a new Gorillaz album, The Now Now, back in June. In a recent interview for the Radio FM4 podcast, Albarn revealed that there’s yet another Gorillaz album in the works. This LP would follow his long-rumored reunion with The Good, The Bad & The Queen, his supergroup … More »

Blur Join Snapchat For Some Reason

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Graham Coxon & Damon AlbarnBlur, the legendary Britpop quartet led by Damon Albarn, have not been a going concern since 2015, when they released their long-awaited comeback album The Magic Whip. (Chronologically appropriate reference: What a time to be alive, it was.) Their last gig was Nov. 29, 2015 at the F1 Grand Prix in … More »

Damon Albarn confirms new The Good, The Bad & The Queen’s album will be out ‘by the end of the year’

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Damon Albarn confirms new The Good, The Bad & The Queen’s album will be out ‘by the end of the year’1200p Damon Albarn Mg 6633

Gorillaz‘ frontman Damon Albarn seems to only be interested in outdoing himself at this point.

He’s on a prolific hot streak, releasing two Gorillaz albums in the span of the last year. Now, Albarn’s made it clear that he has no plans to slow down, either, with the announcement that his supergroup,  The Good The Bad & The Queen, will release their long-awaited sophomore album “by the end of the year.”

“I’m on tour in Europe doing festivals, but I’m coming home in between them [to finish the record],” he told Kyle Meredith at Consequence of Sound. “I’m working all weekend doing festivals and then come home Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday — that should be a weekend. But because I’ve stupidly started and want to make this record right, I don’t have any weekends,” Albarn quipped.

The Good, The Bad & The Queen, features a venerable cast of musicians that includes The Clash’s Paul Simonon, The Verve’s Simon Tong, and Fela Kuti drummer Tony Allen. The band released their last and only album back in 2007.

H/T: Consequence of Sound

Damon Albarn says Del the Funky Homosapien punctured a lung during the rapper’s Gorillaz show stage fall

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Damon Albarn says Del the Funky Homosapien punctured a lung during the rapper’s Gorillaz show stage fallDel The Funky Homosapien Damon Albarn

Gorillaz frontman Damon Albarn has confirmed in a new Beats 1 Radio interview with Matt Wilkinson that Del the Funky Homosapien has suffered severe injuries following his fall at the band’s performance from Denmark’s Roskilde Festival on July 7. Albarn confirmed,

“Del is in hospital still in Roskilde. He’s got seven fractured ribs, and he punctured his lung on one side, lacerated it on the other.”

“He’s gonna be fine,” Albarn goes on to say. “It was just a stage fall, and I’ve fallen off stage several times, off stages way higher than that and I’ve been so fortunate. When he fell down, I was looking at him like, come on get up there’s 80,000 people out there and we need to finish. I thought I was going to able to carry the song on. I thought he was going to be okay…. But he really wasn’t.”

The Gorillaz performance was ultimately halted after the incident occurred. Albarn concludes, “It’s an awful, awful thing that I can’t quite believe. I keep playing it through my head.”

Godspeed, Del.

H/T: Pitchfork

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Del The Funky Homosapien Punctured His Lung And Fractured Several Ribs In Gorillaz Stage Fall

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Damon Albarn & Del The Funky HomosapienUnderground rap veteran Del The Funky Homosapien was hospitalized after falling off the stage while performing with Gorillaz at Denmark’s Roskilde Festival over the weekend, forcing the band to end the set early. “I’m doing alright but will be in the hospital for a bit,” Del confirmed in a tweet after the incident. More »

Stream Gorillaz’s New Album The Now Now

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Gorillaz have released a good chunk their new LP The Now Now. They shared five singles, played most of the album during a concert in Germany, and then played and live-streamed the full album in … More »

Damon Albarn Warned Paul McCartney Not To Work With Kanye West

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Paul McCartney & Kanye WestDamon Albarn is apparently no fan of Kanye West. In a new interview with the French publication L’obs, the Gorillaz and Blur leader embarks on a bit of a tirade about Kanye, specifically his “abusive” creative relationship with Paul McCartney. More »

Gorillaz will debut ‘The Now Now’ live from The Boiler Room in Tokyo

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Exciting news comes for Gorillaz fans everywhere today. The animated band announced they will be debuting their sixth studio LP, The Now Now, this Sunday, June 24 at The Boiler Room in Tokyo. Gorillaz are slated to take the stage with their signature visuals and of course, brand new music. This is not a Boiler Room

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