Gorillaz
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1999
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Gorillaz

Gorillaz Biography (Wikipedia)

Gorillaz are a British virtual band created in 1998 by musician Damon Albarn and artist Jamie Hewlett. The band primarily consists of four animated members: 2-D (lead vocals, keyboards), Murdoc Niccals (bass guitar), Noodle (guitar, keyboards, occasional vocals), and Russel Hobbs (drums and percussion). Their fictional universe is explored through music videos, interviews, and other short cartoons. In reality, Albarn is the only permanent musical contributor, and often collaborates with other musicians.

With Gorillaz, Albarn departed from the distinct Britpop of his band Blur and explored influences including hip hop, electronic music, and world music through an "eccentrically postmodern" approach. The band's 2001 debut album Gorillaz went Triple Platinum in the UK and Double Platinum in Europe and earned the group an entry in the Guinness Book of World Records as the Most Successful Virtual Band. It was nominated for the Mercury Prize, but the nomination was withdrawn at the band's request.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, The band has won other awards, including one Grammy Award, two MTV Video Music Awards, an NME Award and three MTV Europe Music Awards.

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Gorillaz Tracks

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Tranz
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Tranz
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Clint Eastwood
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Clint Eastwood
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El Mañana
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El Mañana
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Dare
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Dare
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Cloud of Unknowing
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Cloud of Unknowing
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Feel Good Inc.
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Feel Good Inc.
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19-2000
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19-2000
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Feel Good Inc
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Feel Good Inc
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Past BBC Events

Live Lounge: Gorillaz
https://www.bbc.co.uk/events/ejq2fx
BBC Maida Vale Studios, London
2010-11-20T04:35:07
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Nov
2010
Live Lounge: Gorillaz

Live Lounge: Gorillaz

BBC Maida Vale Studios, London
Glastonbury: 2010
https://www.bbc.co.uk/events/e2v2fx
Worthy Farm, Pilton
2010-06-25T04:35:07
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Jun
2010

Glastonbury: 2010

Worthy Farm, Pilton
Zane Lowe Sessions: Gorillaz
https://www.bbc.co.uk/events/env2fx
BBC Maida Vale Studios, London
2010-05-04T04:35:07
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May
2010
Zane Lowe Sessions: Gorillaz

Zane Lowe Sessions: Gorillaz

BBC Maida Vale Studios, London

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