New Album Track “Fire Flies” Out Now
LISTEN HERE: http://gorill.az/fireflies
First single “Humility” and #1 YouTube Global Trending Video Out Now: http://gorill.az/humilityvid
All New Studio Album THE NOW NOW Out June 29
TICKETS FOR DEMON DAYZ LA FESTIVAL & THE NOW NOW NORTH AMERICAN TOUR ON SALE NOW
“Exuberant, summery… enough to make you want to get out in the sunshine and strap on some roller skates… if this is the general vibe we can expect from The Now Now, good things are on the way.”—AV CLUB
“The New Gorillaz Songs Are Instant Summer Jams… great promise for their upcoming album, The Now Now”—GQ
“Gorillaz Drop A Summer Time Jam With ‘Humility’… Damon Albarn has come through with a total summer song here.”—HOT NEW HIP HOP
“Albarn hurls synth wisps into the air like confetti while the song twirls in place, refusing to let up until the grin has spread all the way across your face.”—PITCHFORK
“A particularly good time to be a fan of Albarn’s”—STEREOGUM
“‘Sorcererz’ is Gorillaz at their finest.”—UPROXX
Gorillaz have revealed yet another new album track from The Now Now: In addition to first single “Humility,” and its #1 Global Trending Video on YouTube directed by Jamie Hewlett and starring Gorillaz’ own 2D and Jack Black, “Fire Flies” joins album cuts “Sorcererz” and “Lake Zurich” in being released to advance the new album out June 29th on Warner Bros. Records. Listen to “Fire Flies” here: http://gorill.az/
The Now Now is the latest all new studio album from the World’s Most Successful Virtual Act (as recognized by The Guinness Book Of World Records). Produced by Gorillaz, with James Ford and Remi Kabaka, it was recorded entirely this February at Studio 13, London.
On the live front Gorillaz are currently on tour debuting The Now Now Material on stages across the UK and Europe. As far as their eagerly awaited return to these shores goes, tickets are now on sale for the North American leg of The Now Now Tour, which kicks off October 8th in Toronto, and makes stops in Montreal, Philadelphia, New York, Boston, and Chicago. A full itinerary is below:
October 8 Air Canada Centre, TORONTO
October 9 Bell Centre, MONTREAL
October 11 Wells Fargo Center, PHILADELPHIA
October 13 Barclays Center, NEW YORK
October 14 TD Garden, BOSTON
October 16 United Centre, CHICAGO
October 20 Demon Dayz LA festival, LOS ANGELES
The grand finale of Gorillaz 2018 jaunt is Demon Dayz LA, the inaugural U.S. staging of the band’s own Demon Dayz festival, taking place Saturday, October 20th at Pico Rivera Sports Arena & Grounds in Los Angeles.
Headlined by Gorillaz’ only west coast appearance of 2018 and featuring special guests Erykah Badu, The Internet, DRAM and more, Demon Dayz LA promises an experience like no other: Two stages worth of special guests and collaborators from within and beyond the Gorillaz extended family, plus an assortment of surprises, attractions, exclusive merchandise and more—all combining to create an auditory, visual and physical version of the Gorillaz universe for fans to explore.
The Now Now will be 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.
Track listing for The Now Now is:
Humility – feat George Benson
Hollywood – feat Snoop Dogg + Jamie Principle
Gorillaz is singer 2D, bassist Murdoc Niccals (whose temporary replacement Ace plays on The Now Now album and tour), guitarist Noodle and drummer Russel Hobbs. Created by Damon Albarnand Jamie Hewlett, their acclaimed eponymous debut album was released in 2001. The BRIT and Grammy Award winning band’s subsequent albums are Demon Days (2005), Plastic Beach (2010), The Fall (2011) and Humanz (2017). A truly global phenomenon, Gorillaz have topped charts around the world and toured the globe from San Diego to Syria, picking up hundreds of millions of streams and record sales along the way. Gorillaz have achieved success in entirely ground-breaking ways, winning numerous awards including the coveted Jim Henson Creativity Honor.