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New Gorillaz Album “Should Be Ready Fairly Soon”

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Good news everybody! According to a recent interview with Damon Albarn, a follow-up album to the 2010 Gorillaz album, Plastic Beaches, is on the way.

Last year, he and band co-founder Jamie Hewlett announced that they will producing another album and anticipated a release in 2016. However, since then we hadn’t heard much. Then, in a recent post on an Instagram fan account, @gorillaz.northamerica, Hewlett confirmed that the LP is more likely to drop in 2017 much to fan’s chagrin.

Yet, we got some good news recently. In an interview with BBC Radio, Albarn commented that he is “loving it” and that the album is “getting there” and that it “should be here fairly soon.” He mentioned that production is still ongoing but that it should all come together by the end of the year.

We don’t know much about the album or content,but collaborator Remi Kabaka shared a picture of Vic Mensa in the studio on May 17. Gorillaz are reportedly working with the Chicago rapper on the project.

Check out an excerpt from Albarn’s interview below.

A New Gorillaz Album is in the Works for 2016

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It was revealed during an interview with the Sydney Morning Herald that there will be a new album from the Gorillaz in 2016! The news was announced by Blur frontman Damon Albarn who said he was currently working on  “reactivating Gorillaz for a 2016 release.”

There was no more details given about what the name of the album will be or when in 2016 we can expect the new release. Hopefully we get more information in early 2015 (and maybe a single in late 2015?)

The group’s previous album was released way back in 2011 titled The Fall. The entire album was recorded using iPads while still on tour.