See footage from the gig
Gorillaz are performing their new album ‘Humanz’ in full at a late-notice London show this evening (Friday, March 24).
The gig is taking place at London venue Printworks. Noel Gallagher and Savages’ Jehnny Beth joined Albarn and co for a performance of ‘We Got The Power’.
Watch footage below.
This week, details of Gorillaz’s new album were revealed following months of speculation. The record, the band’s first LP in six years, will be titled ‘Humanz’ and released on April 28. Hear four new songs from the album, ‘Saturnz Barz’, ‘Andromeda’, ‘We Got The Power’ and ‘Ascension’, and read NME‘s reviews here.
As well as Blur frontman Damon Albarn and collaborator Jamie Hewlett, guests on the record will include Grace Jones, De La Soul, Savages’ Jehnny Beth, Danny Brown, Pusha T, Mavis Staples, Kali Uchis, Kelela, Vince Staples, DRAM, Popcaan, Jamie Principle, Kilo Kish, Anthony Hamilton, Peven Everett, and Zebra Katz. It was already known that Benjamin Clementine appears on the record.
Its video featured Clementine performing in front of Trump-esque gold elevator, while images of native African dancers, the La Candelaria brotherhood in Spain and a number of other cultures appear behind him, as well as silhouettes of Gorillaz themselves and a brief cameo from SpongeBob Squarepants.
The band are set to play their very own festival this summer, with Demon Dayz festival taking place at Dreamland in Margate.
Meanwhile, Gorillaz are also reissuing their ‘Demon Days’ album on vinyl for the first time.