Gorillaz to release new album 'Humanz'

Gorillaz are back. The world’s most successful virtual band will make their highly anticipated return with a new studio album, Humanz, to be released by April 28th.

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) and2D (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 other.

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’.

And an interactive VR version is set to be released in April.

The 14-track album HUMANZ will be available on standard CD, vinyl and as a digital download, as well as a 19-track 2-CD Deluxe set.

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.