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    Mon, 01 Mar 2010 13:49:12

    Gorillaz's Plastic Beach now streaming - Stream the third album from the animated crew...

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    • Gorillaz - Madonna performs with Gorillaz during the 48th Annual Grammy Awards 08 February 2006 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles.
    • Gorillaz - SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - DECEMBER 16:  Damon Albarn of Gorillaz performs on stage at the Sydney Entertainment Centre on December 16, 2010 in Sydney, Australia.
    • Gorillaz - A child in a 'post-apocalyptic costume' poses at the Glastonbury festival near Pilton, Somerset, on June 24, 2010. Celebrating it's 40th anniversary this year, the festival showcases some of the world's best artists from all areas of music and performance. This year's headline acts on the main stage include Muse, Gorillaz and Stevie Wonder. U2 were set to also perform until lead singer Bono had to pull out due to needing emergency spinal surgery.

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    Our friends over at the Guardian UK site have a takeover by Gorillaz leading up to the release of third Gorillaz album, Plastic Beach (UK 3/8, US 3/9). You can stream the new album on the Guardian UK's site: Listen to Plastic Beach by Gorillaz

    From the Virgin Records promo material: "We rejoin the band as Murdoc the bass player is gathering musicians and collaborators to create the new album. The new Gorillaz empire is set on a strange floating island deep in the South Pacific at the furthest point from any land mass on the planet... Introducing Plastic Beach – an island made entirely of plastic, debris and the washed up remnants of humanity. Amongst the collection of historical remains and discarded rubble, Murdoc finds a book detailing the history of Man right up to the present day, except the last chapter “The End of Days” has been torn out – the future is missing. Time to get the band together, finish this album and have fun while the sun still shines...To complete the task, Murdoc has assembled some other musicians to join the band at Plastic Beach, these select people would join him on his floating Hellfire Club, as musicians, players and contributors in this wonky, damaged Plastic opera. Mos Def, Bobby Womack, The Horrors, Lou Reed, Little Dragon, rappers Kano and Bashy, Mark. E. Smith, Syrian orchestras, global musicians and more….All would be subpoena-ed to collaborate on this visionary Gorillaz record."



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