New York, NY (Top40 Charts)
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.
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.
For further information, stay tuned to www.gorillaz.com/tour and https://demondayzfestla.com/.
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
Hollywood - feat. Snoop Dogg
+ Jamie Principle
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.