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The animated band led by Damon Albarn get the treatment from Channel 4...

Animated popsters GORILLAZ are to be the subject of a CHANNEL 4 cartoon special.

A spokesperson for the animated band, led by Blur vocalist Damon Albarn, told NME.COM this morning that the as-yet-untitled, 30 minute cartoon will be broadcast on Channel 4 this coming autumn.

The most likely month would be late September or early October.

As previously reported on NME.COM, Gorillaz will tour Europe in June.

They will play: Paris La Cigale (June 22)

Dublin Olympia (24)

Edinburgh Corn Exchange (27)

Birmingham Academy (28)

Manchester Academy (29)

Liverpool Creamfields (August 25)

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A single, ’19-2000′ is released on June 25 to coincide with the dates.