Wednesday, January 6, 2010

Gorillaz Plastic Beach Album

Plastic Beach is the upcoming third studio album by Gorillaz. The title of the album was confirmed on 27 November 2009 by Damon Albarn during an interview with The Guardian. Albarn also revealed that musicians Snoop Dogg, Lou Reed, Mos Def, Bobby Womack and Barry Gibb would be featured on the album.The album has no official release date yet, although EMI had announced that it would be released during the current financial year,which ends in March 2010.

Plastic Beach is set for release before the end of the current financial year, ending in March 2010.
Mos Def has stated that he will be made into a cartoon for his collaboration with Gorillaz. Also, he will be appearing as a character on "Plastic Beach" called "Sun Moon Stars". He is a game vendor in charge of carnival games.He also stated that he collaborated on three songs with Gorillaz, with "Sweepstakes" being his favorite.
A music video for the album has also apparently been filmed. The shoot took place on December 17, 2009 in Calico Ghost Town, California.A listening party for the album also reportedly took place on December 12, 2009.

Track Listing

1. "Intro"
2. "Welcome to the World of the Plastic Beach"
3. "Whiteflag"
4. "Rhinestone Eyes"
5. "Stylo"
6. "Superfast Jellyfish"
7. "Empire Ants"
8. "Glitter Freeze"
9. "Some Kind of Nature"
10. "Mellon Collie Hill"
11. "Broken"
12. "Sweep Stakes"
13. "Plastic Beach"
14. "Binge"
15. "Cloud of Unknowning"
16. "Pirate Jet"

~ wikipedia