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Gorillaz Announce New Album “The Now Now”, Release New Song “Humility”

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Gorillaz - The Now Now

Gorillaz will release their brand new album, The Now Now, on June 29th via Parlophone. Want a taste of the new album? Watch the new music video for ‘Humility’ below.

The Now Now is 11 all-new songs from the all-virtual band. Produced by Gorillaz, with James Ford and Remi Kabaka, and recorded entirely at Studio 13, London in February this year, the album sessions for The Now Now saw the band largely eschewing guest stars, taking it back to the core creative crew: blue-haired, sweet-natured dreamer 2D on vocals;  whip-smart Japanese badass Noodle on guitar; not forgetting Brooklyn-born philosopher and the meat–behind-the-beat Russel Hobbs on drums. And with Murdoc Niccals temporarily indisposed, bass duties on the new album have been taken up by erstwhile Gangreen Gang member Ace.

Gorillaz will hit the road this summer with The Now Now Tour playing extensive festival dates across Europe, before heading to North America in October. And Gorillaz’ own acclaimed Demon Dayz Festival –  curated by Damon Albarn and Jamie Hewlett – will make its exclusive appearance for this year at the Pico Rivera Arena in Los Angeles on 20th October. (See complete tour dates below).

The Now Now is available as a single CD, vinyl LP or as a digital download, as well as a collector’s edition Deluxe Vinyl LP Box Set. Details including pre order information here.

The Now Now Track-List
1. Humility (feat. George Benson)
2. Tranz
3. Hollywood (feat. Snoop Dogg + Jamie Principle)
4. Kansas
5. Sorcererz
6. Idaho
7. Lake Zurich
8. Magic City
9. Fire Flies
10. One Percent
11. Souk Eye

Gorillaz: The Now Now Tour 2018
1 June                   Rock IM Ring, Nuremberg – GERMANY
3 June                   Rock AM Park, Mendig – GERMANY
9 June                   Malahide Castle, Dublin – IRELAND
15 June                 Sonar, Barcelona – SPAIN
21 June                 Messe Arena Hall, Tokyo – JAPAN
5 July                     Werchter Festival, Werchter – BELGIUM
6 July                     Open’er Festival, Gdynia – POLAND
7 July                     Roskilde Festival, Roskilde – DENMARK
11 July                  Gurten Festival, Bern – SWITZERLAND
12 July                  Lucca Summer Festival, Lucca – ITALY
14 July                  Bilbao BBK Live, Bilbao – SPAIN
19 July                  Paleo Festival, Nyon – SWITZERLAND
21 July                  Vieilles Charrues Festival, Carhaix – FRANCE
22 July                  Lollapalooza, Paris – FRANCE
25 July                  U Park Festival, Kyiv (Kiev) – UKRAINE
28 July                  Park Live Festival, Moscow – RUSSIA FEDERATION
9 August              Sziget Festival, Budapest – HUNGARY
11 August            Boomtown Festival, HAMPSHIRE, UK
16 August            Frequency Festival, St Pölten – AUSTRIA
17 August            Lowlands Festival, Biddinghuizen – NETHERLANDS
8 October            Air Canada Centre, TORONTO
9 October            Bell Centre, MONTREAL
11 October         Wells Fargo Center, PHILADELPHIA
13 October          Barclays Center, NEW YORK
14 October          TD Garden, BOSTON
16 October          United Centre, CHICAGO
20 October         Demon Dayz Festival, LOS ANGELES

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