Gorillaz Biography (Wikipedia)
Gorillaz are an English virtual band created in 1998 by musician Damon Albarn and artist Jamie Hewlett. The band consists of four animated members: 2-D (lead vocals, keyboards), Murdoc Niccals (bass guitar), Noodle (guitar, keyboards), and Russel Hobbs (drums and percussion). These members are fictional 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.
With Gorillaz, Albarn departed from the distinct Britpop of his established band Blur and explored influences from a wide range of sources including hip hop, electronic music, and world music through an "eccentrically postmodern" approach. The band's 2001 debut album Gorillaz sold over seven million copies. It was nominated for the Mercury Prize in 2001, but the nomination was later withdrawn at the band's request.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. Demon Days has sold over 8 million copies worldwide. The band has won other awards, including one Grammy Award, two MTV Video Music Awards, an NME Award and three MTV Europe Music Awards.
- Gorillaz - Stylo (feat. Mos Def & Bobby Womack) (Later Archive 2010)https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p00z4f89.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p00z4f89.jpg2012-10-01T08:01:00.000ZGorillaz perform Stylo with Mos Def and Bobby Womack on Later... with Jools Holland in 2010.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p00z4fb7
Gorillaz - Stylo (feat. Mos Def & Bobby Womack) (Later Archive 2010)
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