Listen: Gorillaz announces (finally) new album, with Grace Jones and De La Soul

Gorillazfans may 28 april firm highlight in the calendar. The cartoonband around Damon Albarn brings then Humanz. It is the first album of the group in six years.

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After months of speculating has Gorillaz confirmed that they on april 28, Humanz releases. It is the fifth record for the cartoonband around Damon Albarn and Jamie Hewlett and the successor of The Fall from 2011. As usual, Albarn surrounded itself with clean musical people. The most notable names are Grace Jones, De La Soul, Vince Staples, and Jehnny Beth of Savages.

That a new album was bound to be full of Gorillaz, was equally clear. The past few months, solved all kinds of cryptic messages and digital stories on social media, which, among other things, the story of the characters Noodle, and Russel was further deepened. The day before the inauguration of Donald Trump, in January of this year, followed the hypnotic Hallelujah Money, in collaboration with Benjamin Clementine.

Earlier Thursday, the band announced that they were in June its own festival Demon Days would headlinen, what their first show since 2010. On streamingplatform Tidal appeared, even though the names of four new singles. The new music Friday morning at 8.30 am our time premiered on BBC Radio 1.

The four new singles

Ascension featuring Vince Staples

We Got The Power featuring Jehnny Beth

Saturnz Barz featuring Popcaan

Andromeda featuring DRAM.

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