Music Break - Gorillaz

The 50th additional ‘’P5GO’ blog was published last Friday. Therefore, the theme ‘Music Break’ takes over for a while. Still, there are some ‘holes in the continuum’ that might be filled in during 2017. Anyways, the first music break is a brand-new concert is by Gorillaz.

“Gorillaz are an English virtual band created in 1998. It consists of four animated fictional members that are and are not personas of any ‘real life’ musicians involved in the project. Their fictional universe is explored through the band's music videos, as well as a number of other short cartoons. In reality, Albarn is the only permanent musical contributor, and the music is often a collaboration between various musicians. Writers and critics have described their music as alternative rock, trip hop, alternative hip hop, electronica, indie, Britpop, dance-rock, rap rock, dub, reggae and pop.”

“The band's 2001 debut album Gorillaz sold over seven million copies and earned them an entry in the Guinness Book of World Records as the Most Successful Virtual Band. It was nominated for the Mercury Prize in 2001, but the nomination was later withdrawn at the band's request. Their second studio album Demon Days (2005) went six times platinum in the UK and double platinum in the US. The band has won other awards, including one Grammy Award, two MTV Video Music Awards, an NME Award, three MTV Europe Music Awards, and have been nominated for nine Brit Awards. The band's third studio album, Plastic Beach, was released in March 2010. Their fourth studio album called The Fall was released in December 2010 as a free download for fan club members, then in April 2011 as a physical release. After a six-year break, Gorillaz announced their fifth studio album Humanz, which was released on 28 April 2017.” (Wikipedia)

Gorillaz "Humanz" live in Cologne (2017)

Extra UU – 'We Got The Power' with Jean-Michel Jarre

Gorillaz has entered a lighter attitude at their newest album. Apparently, so do major artists think too. “Gorillaz brought out the big guns at Printworks London when they performed ‘We Got The Power’. It was a performance to remember as they were joined on stage by Noel Gallagher, Jean-Michel Jarre and Savages lead vocalist Jehnny Beth - a definite highlight from the new album ‘Humanz’.”
GORILLAZ 'We Got The Power' Live at Printworks London