Gorillaz Drop a Massive Pile of New Music
Published Mar 23, 2017Damon Albarn and Jamie Hewlett's beloved virtual band Gorillaz have been keeping a tight lid on official details about their upcoming album, but fans can rest assured that another sonic sampling from the record will be arriving later today (March 23).
UPDATE (3/23, 5 p.m. EDT): Gorillaz have officially announced their new album Humanz, and you can learn all about here. You can also scroll down to hear a whopping four new tracks from the group, as well as check out some new video action.
BBC Radio 1 has promised that new music will be arriving on MistaJam's show at 7:30 p.m. GMT (3:30 p.m. EDT) today — which also happens to be Mr. Albarn's birthday. It's still unclear exactly what tracks will be premiering, but given the host's promise of two new tunes, it's sure to be a celebratory event for eager fans.
👀 World exclusive first play! New music from @Gorillaz tomorrow evening 7:30pm GMT @Mistajam's #HottestRecord 🙌🔥https://t.co/MiddFlHkJr pic.twitter.com/S2GYnWIBJ2— BBC Radio 1 (@BBCR1) March 22, 2017
Tonight, for the first time in the world you're going to hear TWO new tracks from the @gorillaz at 🕖: 7:30pm on 📻: @BBCR1 🙌🏾 pic.twitter.com/r9mAHzuh2d— mistajam (@mistajam) March 23, 2017
So far, all we've heard is lead single "Hallelujah Money" featuring Benjamin Clementine, though a recently leaked tracklist has listeners' hopes high for additional collaborations with Vince Staples, Grace Jones, Danny Brown, Carly Simon, Pusha T, Mavis Staples and many more.
The group have also unveiled plans for their very own UK music festival dubbed Demon Days, which is set to take place at Dreamland amusement park in Margate, Kent on June 10.
Check back this afternoon to hear the latest tracks from Gorillaz.