Gorillaz have fully, properly, actually announced their return! They’re set to release new album ‘Humanz’ on 28th April - that’s next month, fact fans!
The album was announced on the band’s Instagram, and they’re set to debut a couple of tracks from the record on Mistajam’s Radio 1 show tonight.
The album’s packed with guest stars including Jehnny Beth of Savages, Mavis Staples, Grace Jones, De La Soul and more, info that was leaked a week or so ago.
View the posts announcing the record, including the collaborators being spelled out in ‘Humanz’ below.
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