Damon Albarn promised a return of his animated Gorillaz project last October but has since been silent. Now his co-creator and the band's comic artist Jamie Hewlett has revealed new artwork of the group's beloved fictional members Murdoc and Noodle to his Instagram page, suggesting the band's comeback is near.
Listen to a brand new Bobby Womack song titled "The Bravest Man In The Universe" in the replies. The track is taken from his forthcoming album of the same name which is released on June 12th via XL Recordings and was co-produced by Damon Albarn (Blur, Gorillaz) and Richard Russell.
Damon Albarn and Graham Coxon debuted a brand new Blur song at tonight's War Child gig in London, England. Head over to Consequence Of Sound to stream a live recording of the song titled, "Under The Westway."
Update: Watch a performance of this song from the same gig here.
According to a post by Jamie Hewlett's son on the Gorillaz-Unofficial website, Gorillaz are not split up as previously reported, but instead are spending time away from each other to work on their individual projects.
The track listing for Gorillaz' upcoming album, Plastic Beach, which will see release on March 9, 2010, can be seen below. The album art and more info can be found in the replies.
1. Orchestral Intro
2. Welcome To The World Of The Plastic Beach (feat. Snoop Dogg and Hypnotic Brass Ensemble)
3. White Flag (feat. Kano & Bashy)
4. Rhinestone Eyes
5. Stylo (feat. Bobby Womack and Mos Def)
6. Superfast Jellyfish (feat. Gruff Rhys and De La Soul)
7. Empire Ants (feat. Little Dragon)
8. Glitter Freeze (feat. Mark E Smith)
9. Some Kind Of Nature (feat. Lou Reed)
10. On Melancholy Hill
12. Sweepstakes (feat. Mos Def & Hypnotic Brass Ensemble)
13. Plastic Beach (feat....
Gorillaz will release D-Sides, a collection of b-sides and rarities, on November 5th courtesy of Virgin Records. The artwork can be seen in the replies.
1. 68 State
4. We are Happy Landfill
5. Hong Kong
6. Highway (Under Construction)
8. Bill Murray
9. The Swagga
10. Murdoc is God
11. Spitting Out the Demons
12. Don't Get Lost in Heaven (Original Demo Version)
13. Stop the Dams
1. DARE (DFA Remix)
2. Feel Good Inc (Stanton Warriors Remix)
3. Kids With Guns ( Jamie T's Turns To Monsters Mix)
4. DARE (Soulwax Remix)
5. Kids With Guns (Hot Chip Remix)
6. El Manana (Metronomy Remix)
7. DARE (Junior...