Reveal Newest Album Track from THE NOW NOW
“Hollywood” featuring Snoop Dogg & Jamie Principle
FIRST SINGLE “HUMILITY” CRACKS HOT 100
“HUMILITY” VIDEO #1 GLOBAL TRENDING ON YOUTUBE
All New Studio Album THE NOW NOW Out June 29th on Warner Bros. Records
GORILLAZ TO PERFORM THE NOW NOW LIVE FROM TOKYO JUNE 24th
Watch on Boiler Room HERE
TICKETS FOR THE NOW NOW NORTH AMERICAN TOUR & DEMON DAYZ LA FESTIVAL ON SALE NOW
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“Gorillaz unveiled a mesmerizing new slow-burner, ‘Fire Flies’”—ROLLING STONE
“‘Sorcererz’ is Gorillaz at their finest.”—UPROXX
“Gorillaz Drop A Summer Time Jam With ‘Humility’… Damon Albarn has come through with a total summer song here.”—HOT NEW HIP HOP
“The New Gorillaz Songs Are Instant Summer Jams… great promise for their upcoming album”—GQ
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Following the previous three weeks’ reveals of Hot 100 charting single and #1 Global Trending Video on YouTube ‘Humility’ and tracks ‘Lake Zurich’, ‘Sorcererz’ and ‘Fire Flies’, Gorillaz have hit up fans with another album highlight: ‘Hollywood’ – the latest and last album cut to be made available prior to the release of The Now Now. Recorded as a demo in a West Hollywood hotel room whilst on tour last year, the track features special guest Jamie Principle – on tour with Gorillaz at the time – plus LA resident and longtime Gorillaz friend and collaborator, Snoop Dogg.
Produced by Gorillaz, with James Ford and Remi Kabaka, The Now Now was recorded entirely this February at Studio 13, London, and will be released June 29th on Warner Bros. Records.
Gorillaz will play The Now Now live – for the first time – this weekend in Tokyo, Japan. Watch on Sunday, 24th June at 8pm BST to experience the show with a unique cominbination of sound and visuals. Streamed in cooperation with Boiler Room and available on demand for 24 hours only.
Tickets are now on sale for Gorillaz’ eagerly awaited return to North America following 2017’s triumphant Humanz Tour. The North American leg of The Now Now Tour 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 Center – 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 Nowalbum 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.