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Gorillaz

Virtual band members from left to right: Russel (back), Noodle, 2D and Murdoc.
Background information
Origin London, England
Genres Alternative rock, alternative hip hop, electronica
Years active 1998–present
Labels Parlophone, Virgin, EMI
Associated acts Blur, Del Tha Funkee Homosapien, Miho Hatori, Spacemonkeyz, Phi Life Cypher, Mos Def
Website www.Gorillaz.com
Members
Damon Albarn
Jamie Hewlett
.Gorillaz are a British virtual band created in 1998 by Damon Albarn of Britpop band Blur, and Jamie Hewlett, co-creator of the comic book Tank Girl.^ I've interviewed Damon Albarn from Blur...

^ Gorillaz co-creator Damon Albarn, 2007 Damon Albarn and Jamie Hewlett created Gorillaz in 1998 when they were both living together in a flat on Westbourne Grove .
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^ Gorillaz is a virtual band created in 1998 by Damon Albarn of Britpop band Blur , and Jamie Hewlett , co-creator of the comic book Tank Girl .
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.The band is composed of four animated band members: 2D (lead vocalist, keyboard), Murdoc Niccals (bass guitar), Noodle (lead guitar and occasional vocals) and Russel Hobbs (drums and percussion).^ The band is composed of four animated band members: 2D ( vocals , keyboard ), Murdoc ( bass guitar ), Noodle ( lead guitar and occasional vocals ) and Russel ( drums and percussion ).
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^ Band members from left to right: Russel (back), Noodle, 2D and Murdoc.
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^ D - (born in Crawley , United Kingdom ) - vocals , keyboards Murdoc Niccals - (born in Stoke-on-Trent , United Kingdom) - bass guitar Russel Hobbs - (born in New York , United States ) - drums , percussion Noodle - (born in Osaka , Japan ) - guitar , vocals Additional members .
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.The band's music is a collaboration between various musicians, Albarn being the only permanent musical contributor.^ The band's music is a collaboration between various musicians; Albarn being the only permanent musical contributor.
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^ Probaly one of the only bands that actually has meaning to it's music.
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^ But as far as being in a big band and putting pop music out there, it's finished.
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.Their style is a composition of multiple musical genres, with a large number of their influences including: dub, hip hop, alternative rock, electronic and pop music.^ Their style is broadly alternative rock, but with a large number of other influences including: britpop , dub , hip-hop , and pop music .
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^ Britpop Alternative hip hop Electronica , Trip hop Alternative rock .
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^ Clint Eastwood " exemplifies the mix of musical styles found on the band's debut album, combining hip hop, rock, electronic and dub influences.
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[1][2]
.The band's eponymous debut album, released in 2001, sold over seven million copies and earned them an entry in the Guinness Book of World Records as the Most Successful Virtual Band.^ In 2001, the band's eponymous debut album sold over seven million copies and earned them an entry in the Guinness Book of World Records as the Most Successful Virtual Band.
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^ A rock n roll autobiography like no other, Rise of the Ogre is the story of the world's most successful virtual group, as told by all four members of the band assisted by writer Cass Browne.
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^ Clint Eastwood " exemplifies the mix of musical styles found on the band's debut album, combining hip hop, rock, electronic and dub influences.
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[3] .It was nominated for the Mercury Prize 2001, but the nomination was later withdrawn at the band's request.^ It was nominated for the Mercury Prize 2001, but the nomination was later withdrawn at the band's request.
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[4] Their second studio album, Demon Days, was released in 2005 and included the singles "."Feel Good Inc."^ Clint Eastwood Feel Good, Inc.
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^ August 2005, 02:34 this is gonna be funny THE DEMON DAYS ALBUM SUCKS COCK EXCEPT FOR FEEL GOOD INC angelinwaitin030, Saturday, 13.
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^ Feel Good Inc (7", Single, Pic) .
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>Feel Good Inc.", "Dare", "Dirty Harry" and "Kids with Guns"/"El Mañana". Demon Days went five times platinum in the UK,[5] double platinum in the United States[6] and earned five Grammy Award nominations for 2006[7] and won one of them in the Best Pop Collaboration with Vocals category.[8] .Gorillaz have also released two B-sides compilations and a remix album.^ Gorillaz have also released two B-sides compilations and a remix album.
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^ Shortly afterwards, Gorillaz contributed an exclusive track entitled " Hong Kong " to the charity compilation Help: A Day in the Life released on 10 September 2005.
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^ ET) -- British animated group Gorillaz will release a two-disc set DVD, Gorillaz Phase One: Celebrity Take Down November 19 on Virgin.
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.The combined sales of Gorillaz and Demon Days had, by 2007, exceeded 15 million albums.^ The combined sales of Gorillaz and Demon Days had, by 2007, exceeded 15 million albums.
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^ Demon Days album ad 17.
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^ Gorillaz is great, but Demon Days is fantasticredible.
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[9] The band's third studio album, titled Plastic Beach, was released in 2010.

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History

Early years (1998–1999)

Gorillaz co-creator Damon Albarn, 2007
.Damon Albarn and Jamie Hewlett created Gorillaz in 1998 when they were both living together in a flat on Westbourne Grove.^ Gorillaz Monkey around: Damon Albarn and Jamie Hewlett on their new album ".
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^ Damon Albarn and Jamie Hewlett created the Gorillaz in 1998 when they were both living together in a flat on Westbourne Grove.

^ Gorillaz co-creator Damon Albarn, 2007 Damon Albarn and Jamie Hewlett created Gorillaz in 1998 when they were both living together in a flat on Westbourne Grove .
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[10] .The idea to create the band came about when the two were watching MTV, "if you watch MTV for too long, it's a bit like hell – there's nothing of substance there.^ The idea to create the band came about when the two were watching MTV , "if you watch MTV for too long, it's a bit like hell - there's nothing of substance there.
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^ The idea to create the band came about when the two were watching MTV, "if you watch MTV for too long, it's a bit like hell - there's nothing of substance there.

^ At long last, Gorillaz fans, the brilliant behind the scenes documentary Bananaz is now available for you to watch online, for free!
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.So we got this idea for a cartoon band, something that would be a comment on that," Hewlett said.^ So we got this idea for a cartoon band, something that would be a comment on that", Hewlett said.
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^ The idea was that while Albarn came up with a suitable selection of songs, Hewlett would devise cartoon characters to front the band and stories for them to act out in their videos.
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[11] .The band originally identified themselves as "Gorilla", and the first song they recorded was "Ghost Train",[12] later released as a B-side on their single "Rock the House" and the B-side compilation G-Sides.^ The band's first single , " Clint Eastwood ", was released on 5 March 2001.
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^ The band originally identified themselves as " Gorilla ", and the first song they recorded was "Ghost Train", [ 12 ] later released as a B-side on their single " Rock the House " and the B-side compilation G-Sides .
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^ The band's first single, "Clint Eastwood", was released on 5 March 2001.

.The trio of musicians behind Gorillaz' first incarnation, Albarn, Del tha Funkee Homosapien and Dan the Automator, had previously worked together on the track "Time Keeps on Slipping" for Deltron 3030's eponymous debut album.^ The trio of musicians behind Gorillaz' first incarnation, Albarn, Del tha Funkee Homosapien and Dan the Automator , had previously worked together on the track "Time Keeps on Slipping" for Deltron 3030 's eponymous debut album .
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^ So the solo album you were working on at the time was Gorillaz, right?

^ The trio of musicians behind Gorillaz' first incarnation, Albarn, Del tha Funkee Homosapien and Dan the Automator, had previously worked together on the track "Time Keeps on Slipping" for Deltron 3030's eponymous debut album.

.The song can be seen as the genesis of the musical style that continued into Gorillaz' first album.^ The song can be seen as the genesis of the musical style that continued into Gorillaz' first album.
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^ The band's first album, 2001's Gorillaz, sold over seven million copies and earned them an entry in the Guinness Book of World Records as the Most Successful Virtual Band.

^ Also, I HATE, as in, DESPISE hip hop usually, which is why I didn't like their first album much, but at least the rapping in Gorillaz's songs (less of which there is in Demon Days) is melodic, not just talking over a beat.
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[13]

Phase One: Celebrity Takedown (2000–2003)

The band's first release was Tomorrow Comes Today EP, released in 2000.
.Problems listening to this file?^ Problems listening to this file?
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See media help.
.The band's first single, "Clint Eastwood", was released on 5 March 2001. Later that same month, their first full-length album, the self-titled Gorillaz, was released, producing four singles: "Clint Eastwood", "19-2000", "Tomorrow Comes Today", and "Rock the House". "19-2000 (Soulchild Remix)" became popular after being featured in both an Ice Breakers commercial, as well as in EA Sports' FIFA Football 2002.^ Rock the house,Tomorrow comes today and Clint Eastwood who is by the way here in iceland!!
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^ Gorillaz debuted in late 2000 with the Tomorrow Comes Today EP, which they followed early the next year with the Clint Eastwood single; their self-titled full-length debut arrived in spring 2001.
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^ The band's first single , " Clint Eastwood ", was released on 5 March 2001.
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.Around this time, a half-hour TV mockumentary entitled Charts of Darkness was released.^ Around this time, a half-hour TV mockumentary entitled Charts of Darkness was released.
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^ In the half-hour TV mockumentary Charts of Darkness , it was explicitly stated that Damon Albarn and Jamie Hewlett were behind the project.
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^ We were told they were a bit behind schedule and our time slot would be half an hour later.

.It follows Channel 4 news reporter Krishnan Guru-Murthy attempting to track down Albarn and Hewlett after they were placed in an insane asylum.^ It follows Channel 4 news reporter Krishnan Guru-Murthy attempting to track down Albarn and Hewlett after they were placed in an insane asylum .
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^ It follows Channel 4 news reporter Krishnan Guru-Murthy attempting to track down Albarn and Hewlett after they were placed in an insane asylum.

^ Gorillaz Monkey around: Damon Albarn and Jamie Hewlett on their new album ".
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.The end of the year brought the song "911", a collaboration between the Gorillaz and rap artists D12 (without Eminem) and Terry Hall about the September 11 attacks.^ The end of the year brought the song " 911 ", a collaboration between the Gorillaz and rap artists D12 (without Eminem ) and Terry Hall about the September 11, 2001 attacks .
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^ The end of the year brought the song "911", a collaboration between the Gorillaz and rap artists D12 (without Eminem) and Terry Hall about the September 11, 2001 attacks.

^ I'm not even a big fan of the gorillaz, but i love this song (even the rap) I hope that they can become bigger, they deserve it.
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[14] .Meanwhile G-Sides, a compilation of the B-sides from the Tomorrow Comes Today EP and first three singles, was released in Japan on 12 December 2001 and quickly followed with international releases in early 2002. The new year also saw the band perform at the 2002 BRIT Awards, appearing in 3D animation on four large screens along with rap accompaniment by Phi Life Cypher.^ The band's first single , " Clint Eastwood ", was released on 5 March 2001.
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^ The band's first release was Tomorrow Comes Today EP , released in 2000.
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^ The new year also saw the band perform at the 2002 BRIT Awards, appearing in 3D animation on four large screens along with rap accompaniment by Phi Life Cypher.

.The band were nominated for six awards at the event,[15] including Best British Group, Best British Album and Best British Newcomer, but left the award show empty-handed.^ The band were nominated for six awards at the event,[15] including Best British Group, Best British Album and Best British Newcomer, but left the award show empty-handed.

^ The band were nominated for six awards at the event, [ 15 ] including Best British Group, Best British Album and Best British Newcomer, but left the award show empty-handed.
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^ British garage rock band The Horrors have recorded a track with Albarn which may appear on the album.
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[16] Finally, Laika Come Home, a dub remix album, containing most of the tracks from Gorillaz reworked by Spacemonkeyz, was released in June 2002. The single to follow, "Lil' Dub Chefin'", contained an original track by the Spacemonkeyz titled "Spacemonkeyz Theme".
.In November 2002, a DVD titled Phase One: Celebrity Take Down was released.^ In November 2002, a DVD titled Phase One: Celebrity Take Down was released.
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^ The official Gorillaz illustrated autobiography, titled Rise of the Ogre , was released on 31 October 2006 in the United Kingdom, and 2 November in the United States.
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^ The official Gorillaz illustrated autobiography, titled Rise of the Ogre, was released on 31 October 2006 in the United Kingdom, and 2 November in the United States.

.The DVD contains the four Phase One promos, the abandoned video for "5/4", the Charts of Darkness documentary, the five Gorilla Bitez (short vignettes), a tour of the website by the MEL 9000 server and more.^ The DVD contains the four Phase One promos, the abandoned video for "5/4", the Charts of Darkness documentary, the five Gorilla Bitez (short vignettes), a tour of the website by the MEL 9000 server and more.
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^ ET) -- British animated group Gorillaz will release a two-disc set DVD, Gorillaz Phase One: Celebrity Take Down November 19 on Virgin.
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^ First up: This Halloween sees the release of the Phase Two - Slowboat to Hades DVD. Following up the fantastically successful Phase One - Celebrity Takedown DVD companion to Gorillaz' self-titled 2001 debut, Slowboat to Hades rounds up the Demon Days era's award-winning videos, hi-tech performances, inventive animated shorts, acceptance speeches and more.
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.The DVD's menu was designed much like the band's website and depicts an abandoned Kong Studios.^ The DVD's menu was designed much like the band's website and depicts an abandoned Kong Studios.
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^ All of these delights - including new and exclusive content - can be accessed through the interactive menu, a brand-new 3D DVD reconstruction of Gorillaz' online hangout Kong Studios.
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^ The prize included collaborating with the band to create the music and video for " El Mañana ", the fourth single for the new album, as well as getting their own room on the newly rebuilt Kong Studios website.
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[17] .Rumors were circulating at this time that the Gorillaz team were busy preparing a film, but an EMI interview, they later revealed that plans for the film were abandoned.^ Rumors were circulating at this time that the Gorillaz team were busy preparing a film, but an EMI interview later revealed that plans for the film were abandoned.
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^ In a September 2006 interview with Uncut magazine, Albarn was reported saying "[Gorillaz] has been a fantastic journey which isn't over, because we're making a film.
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^ Hopes for a Gorillaz film were revived in 2006 when Hewlett stated that they would be producing the film on their own.
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.In an interview with Haruka Kuroda (the voice of Noodle), Kuroda stated that Jamie Hewlett rejected many scripts before giving up on the film.^ In an interview with Haruka Kuroda (the voice of Noodle), Kuroda stated that Jamie Hewlett rejected many scripts before giving up on the movie.
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^ He admitted that the Paris show had been so much more successful than the London show a few months before and told us he had heard of the "Two's A Crowd" interview through Jamie Hewlett!

^ Deadline #36, Dec/Jan 1992 featuring full colour cover of Blur illustrated by Jamie Hewlett and an interview with the band conducted by Jamie Hewlett .

[18] .Hewlett later explained why the film was abandoned, "We lost all interest in doing it as soon as we started meeting with studios and talking to these Hollywood executive types, we just weren't on the same page.^ Hewlett later explained why the film was abandoned, "We lost all interest in doing it as soon as we started meeting with studios and talking to these Hollywood executive types, we just weren't on the same page.
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^ Vicious27 05-18-2005, 09:21 AM I'm just glad they're doing a new album because for a while it sounded like they weren't going to .
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^ Rumors were circulating at this time that the Gorillaz team were busy preparing a film, but an EMI interview later revealed that plans for the film were abandoned.
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.We said, fuck it, we'll sit on the idea until we can do it ourselves, and maybe even raise the money ourselves."^ We said, fuck it, we'll sit on the idea until we can do it ourselves, and maybe even raise the money ourselves."
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[19]

Phase Two: Slowboat to Hades (2004–2007)

.On 8 December 2004, the band's website reopened with an exclusive video entitled "Rock It".[20] Along with the music video, there was an announcement of a new album on the way, which would be produced by Danger Mouse.^ About there new album, its great!
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^ Their new album rocks but I still haven't seen their Music Video to the song Dare.
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^ Along with the music video, there was an announcement of a new album on the way, which would be produced by Danger Mouse .
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.A talent contest entitled Search for a Star was also launched on 15 December 2004, allowing fans to send in a minute-long clip of video or audio or an image file.^ A talent contest entitled Search for a Star was also launched on 15 December 2004, allowing fans to send in a minute-long clip of video or audio or an image file.
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^ Babelgum.com will also launch a Gorillaz channel, featuring live concerts, videos, two new games, a fan competition and exclusive Bananaz clips along with its four-week exclusive screening presentation of the film.
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^ On 8 December 2004, the band's website reopened with an exclusive video entitled " Rock It ".
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.A viral marketing project named Reject False Icons was formed criticizing modern pop figures.^ A viral marketing project named Reject False Icons was formed criticizing modern pop figures.
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The first single from the album was "."Feel Good Inc."^ Clint Eastwood Feel Good, Inc.
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^ August 2005, 02:34 this is gonna be funny THE DEMON DAYS ALBUM SUCKS COCK EXCEPT FOR FEEL GOOD INC angelinwaitin030, Saturday, 13.
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^ Feel Good Inc (7", Single, Pic) .
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>Feel Good Inc.", released as an EP in Japan and as a CD single in Europe and Australia. .The single entered the UK Singles Chart at #22, several weeks before the CD single was released due to the single being released as a 7" vinyl in April, and new charts regulations included sales at online music stores, where the song had been available since 22 March.^ It was released in the UK on 10 April 2006.
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^ The single entered the UK Singles Chart at #22, several weeks before the CD single was released due to the single being released as a 7" vinyl in April, and new charts regulations included sales at online music stores , where the song had been available since 22 March.
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^ UK Singles Chart the week it was released, being the band's highest ever positioned single up to that point in time.
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."Feel Good Inc."^ Clint Eastwood Feel Good, Inc.
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^ August 2005, 02:34 this is gonna be funny THE DEMON DAYS ALBUM SUCKS COCK EXCEPT FOR FEEL GOOD INC angelinwaitin030, Saturday, 13.
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^ Feel Good Inc (7", Single, Pic) .
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managed to reach #2 in the .UK Singles Chart the week it was released, being the band's highest ever positioned single up to that point in time.^ UK Singles Chart the week it was released, being the band's highest ever positioned single up to that point in time.
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^ Unlike its Top 10 predecessors, "Kids With Guns" / "El Mañana" reached #27 upon its release in the UK. A week later, the single had fallen out of the Top 40 in the UK (see 2006 in British music).

^ Unlike its Top 10 predecessors, "Kids With Guns" / "El Mañana" reached #27 upon its release in the UK. A week later, the single had fallen out of the Top 40 in the UK (see 2006 in British music ).
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.The single stayed in the top ten for eight consecutive weeks.^ The single stayed in the top ten for eight consecutive weeks.
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.In the United States, it peaked at #14. The song also garnered a Record of the Year nomination for the 2006 Grammy Awards later that year.^ In the United States, it peaked at #14.
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^ The song also garnered a Record of the Year nomination for the 2006 Grammy Awards later that year.
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^ A similar, but not completely identical, version of this performance was shown on Friday Night with Jonathan Ross and the video was projected at the 2006 Designer of the Year Award exhibition, which Jamie Hewlett later won.
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.It was later included in the popular Playstation 2 title SingStar, a game where players attempt to sing along karaoke style.^ Playstation 2 title "Singstar", a game where player attempt to sing along karaoke style.
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^ Playstation 3 title "Singstar", a game where player attempt to sing along kareoke style.

It was also recently included on Activision´s Guitar Hero 5.
.The album, Demon Days, was released on 11 May 2005 in Japan, 23 May in the United Kingdom and Australia, and on 24 May in the United States.^ It was released in the United Kingdom on 21 November 2005.
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^ The album, Demon Days , was released on 11 May 2005 in Japan, 23 May in the United Kingdom and Australia, and on 24 May in the United States.
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^ Shortly afterwards, Gorillaz contributed an exclusive track entitled " Hong Kong " to the charity compilation Help: A Day in the Life released on 10 September 2005.
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.The album debuted at #1 on the UK Albums Chart, but fell as low as #29 in just seven weeks.^ The album debuted at #1 on the UK Album Charts, but fell as low as #29 in just seven weeks.

^ The album debuted at #1 on the UK Album Charts , but fell as low as #29 in just seven weeks.
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^ "DARE" was released on 29 August 2005 in the UK, where it debuted at #1.
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[21] .However, as the music video for the second single "DARE" started getting played on MTV and other music channels, Demon Days rose up to the top 10 again.^ However, as the music video for the second single " DARE " started getting played on MTV and other music channels, Demon Days rose up to the top 10 again.
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^ However, as the music video for the second single "DARE" started getting played on MTV and other music channels, Demon Days rose up to the top 10 again.

^ Unlike its Top 10 predecessors, "Kids With Guns" / "El Mañana" reached #27 upon its release in the UK. A week later, the single had fallen out of the Top 40 in the UK (see 2006 in British music).

."DARE" was released on 29 August 2005 in the UK, where it debuted at #1. A Japanese EP followed on 7 September.^ "DARE" was released on 29 August 2005 in the UK, where it debuted at #1.
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^ August 2005, 17:09 Dare's on Dare's on.
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^ Shortly afterwards, Gorillaz contributed an exclusive track entitled " Hong Kong " to the charity compilation Help: A Day in the Life released on 10 September 2005.
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."DARE" eventually reached #87 in the United States, also becoming a Top 10 hit on the Modern Rock listings.^ "DARE" eventually reached #87 in the United States, also becoming a Top 10 hit on the Modern Rock listings.
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^ However, as the music video for the second single "DARE" started getting played on MTV and other music channels, Demon Days rose up to the top 10 again.

^ However, as the music video for the second single " DARE " started getting played on MTV and other music channels, Demon Days rose up to the top 10 again.
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Shortly afterwards, Gorillaz contributed an exclusive track entitled "Hong Kong" to the charity compilation Help!: A Day in the Life released on 10 September 2005.
.The third single off Demon Days was "Dirty Harry", which had already been released as a promotional single earlier that year.^ The third single off Demon Days was " Dirty Harry ", which had already been released as a promotional single earlier that year.
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^ The third single off Demon Days was "Dirty Harry", which had already been released as a promotional single earlier that year.

^ All Alone: This is another get-up off your ass and dance songs, but just like "Dirty Harry," only my left section stood-up.
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.It was released in the United Kingdom on 21 November 2005. On its first week, it charted at #6. The release of the single raised the album once again back up to the top 10. The fourth and final single was the double A-side, "Kids with Guns"/"El Mañana". It was released in the UK on 10 April 2006.[22] Unlike its Top 10 predecessors, "Kids With Guns" / "El Mañana" reached #27 upon its release in the UK. A week later, the single had fallen out of the Top 40 in the UK (see 2006 in British music).^ Unlike its Top 10 predecessors, "Kids With Guns" / "El Mañana" reached #27 upon its release in the UK. A week later, the single had fallen out of the Top 40 in the UK (see 2006 in British music).

^ It was released in the UK on 10 April 2006.
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^ It was released in the United Kingdom on 21 November 2005.
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.By the end of 2005, Demon Days had sold over a million copies in the UK, making it the UK's fifth best selling album of 2005.[23] Demon Days has since gone five times platinum in the UK,[5] double platinum in the United States,[6] triple platinum in Australia[24] and has sold over 6 million copies worldwide.^ Demon Days album ad 17.
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^ Demon Days has since gone five times platinum in the UK,[5] double platinum in the United States,[6] triple platinum in Australia[24] and has sold over 6 million copies worldwide.

^ Demon Days has since gone five times platinum in the UK, [ 5 ] double platinum in the United States, [ 6 ] triple platinum in Australia [ 24 ] and has sold over 6 million copies worldwide.
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[25]
.
De La Soul performing "Feel Good Inc."
^ My favourites besides Feel Good Inc.
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^ Reply Score = 0 I hate Feel good inc.
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^ Feel Good Inc (12", Promo) .
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with the Gorillaz at the Demon Days Live concert in Manchester.
.Plans were unveiled for Gorillaz to go on a holographic world tour in 2007 and 2008.[26] The cartoon members would be shown as holograms on stage using Musion Eyeliner technology, giving them a life-like appearance on stage.^ A world tour was planned using the hologram technology described above.
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^ The cartoon members would be shown as holograms on stage using Musion Eyeliner technology, giving them a life-like appearance on stage.
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^ Plans were unveiled for Gorillaz to go on a holographic world tour in 2007 and 2008.
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The holograms were first used at the 2005 MTV Europe Music Awards on 3 November 2005[27] and again at the 2006 Grammy Awards on 8 February 2006 with the addition of a virtual Madonna, where the band played a pre-recorded version of ."Feel Good Inc."^ Clint Eastwood Feel Good, Inc.
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^ August 2005, 02:34 this is gonna be funny THE DEMON DAYS ALBUM SUCKS COCK EXCEPT FOR FEEL GOOD INC angelinwaitin030, Saturday, 13.
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^ Feel Good Inc (7", Single, Pic) .
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[28] However, the tour was eventually called off due to budget issues. .Jamie Hewlett has stated that "...it was extremely expensive, extremely difficult, a million and one things can go wrong, every second that the thing's playing."^ Jamie Hewlett has stated that "...it was extremely expensive, extremely difficult, a million and one things can go wrong, every second that the thing's playing."
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^ In the half-hour TV mockumentary Charts of Darkness , it was explicitly stated that Damon Albarn and Jamie Hewlett were behind the project.
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^ In the half-hour TV mockumentary Charts of Darkness, it was explicitly stated that Damon Albarn and Jamie Hewlett were behind the project.

[29]
.In 2005, a set of Gorillaz figures were released by Kidrobot to coincide with the release of Demon Days.^ Three new sets of Gorillaz vinyl figures were released in 2006.
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^ Gorillaz (2001) Demon Days (2005) Awards and nominations .
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^ Gorillaz is great, but Demon Days is fantasticredible.
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.Two variations of the set were released, known as the Red and Black editions, and a limited edition Noodle from the music video for "DARE" was also released.^ Two variations of the set were released, known as the Red and Black editions, and a limited edition Noodle from the music video for "DARE" was also released.

^ Two variations of the set were released, known as the Red and Black editions, and a limited edition Noodle from the music video for " DARE " was also released.
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^ ET) -- British animated group Gorillaz will release a two-disc set DVD, Gorillaz Phase One: Celebrity Take Down November 19 on Virgin.
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.Three new sets of Gorillaz vinyl figures were released in 2006. The Basic set was released on 16 October 2006 and the 2-tone and White edition sets were released on 2 November 2006.[30] A Gorillaz mobile phone game called Gorillaz Entertainment System (GES) was published by Gorillaz Partnership under license to RealNetworks in the spring of 2006 in Europe, and summer of 2006 in the United States.^ The Basic set was released on 16 October 2006 and the 2-tone and White edition sets were released on 2 November 2006.
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^ The first set to release is the Basic set on October 16th and each figure will retail for $19.95.
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^ Three new sets of Gorillaz vinyl figures were released in 2006.
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.The game was developed by Gorillaz Partnership in association with Zombie Flesh Eaters and Mr.Goodliving.^ The game was developed by Gorillaz Partnership in association with Zombie Flesh Eaters and Mr. Goodliving Ltd.
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^ June 2005, 19:30 Zombie Flesh Eaters - thats Jamie's company and they are responsible for all the character design.
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^ The band's artwork are created by Hewlett and his company Zombie Flesh Eaters.
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[31] .Gorillaz Entertainment System (GES) features four character-based games, each with their own individual gameplay and style.^ Gorillaz Entertainment System phone game - world first review ".
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^ "Gorillaz Entertainment System phone game - world first review".

^ Gorillaz Entertainment System (GES) features four character-based games, each with their own individual gameplay and style.
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.The games combined classic arcade style games and contemporary Gorillaz artwork.^ The games combined classic arcade style games and contemporary Gorillaz artwork.
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^ Gorillaz Entertainment System (GES) features four character-based games, each with their own individual gameplay and style.
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[32]
.On 21 September 2006, the main lobby of Kong Studios was destroyed for unknown reasons and a teaser clip for Slowboat to Hades appeared and could be played on a TV screen.^ On 21 September 2006, the main lobby of Kong Studios was destroyed for unknown reasons and a teaser clip for Slowboat to Hades appeared and could be played on a TV screen.
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^ Kong Studios was no longer accessible, instead, visitors could only enter a police cabin, where the message board and chats were still accessible.
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.The Phase Two: Slowboat to Hades DVD was released on 30 October in the United Kingdom, and 31 October in the United States.^ Phase Two: Slowboat To Hades ◄ (2 versions) .
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^ Phase Two: Slowboat To Hades (DVD-V, PAL, Reg + CD-ROM) .
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^ The Phase Two: Slowboat to Hades DVD was released on 30 October in the United Kingdom, and 31 October in the United States.
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.The official Gorillaz illustrated autobiography, titled Rise of the Ogre, was released on 31 October 2006 in the United Kingdom, and 2 November in the United States.^ It was released in the United Kingdom on 21 November 2005.
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^ The official Gorillaz illustrated autobiography, titled Rise of the Ogre , was released on 31 October 2006 in the United Kingdom, and 2 November in the United States.
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^ The official Gorillaz illustrated autobiography, titled Rise of the Ogre, was released on 31 October 2006 in the United Kingdom, and 2 November in the United States.

D-Sides, a compilation of B-side and remixes, was released on 19 November 2007 in the UK and on 20 November 2007 in the US.[33][34]
.Hopes for a Gorillaz film were revived in 2006 when Hewlett stated that they would be producing the film on their own.^ Hopes for a Gorillaz film were revived in 2006 when Hewlett stated that they would be producing the film on their own.
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^ Damon Albarn and Jamie Hewlett stated in an interview with CBC News on 17 September 2008 that they will be doing another Gorillaz album.
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^ In a September 2006 interview with Uncut magazine, Albarn was reported saying "[Gorillaz] has been a fantastic journey which isn't over, because we're making a film.
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.American film producer and Weinstein Company co-chairman, Harvey Weinstein, was also said to be collaborating with Albarn and Hewlett.^ American film producer and Weinstein Company co-chairman, Harvey Weinstein, was also said to be collaborating with Albarn and Hewlett.

^ American film producer and Weinstein Company co-chairman, Harvey Weinstein , was also said to be collaborating with Albarn and Hewlett.
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^ Hopes for a Gorillaz film were revived in 2006 when Hewlett stated that they would be producing the film on their own.
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[35] .In a September 2006 interview with Uncut magazine, Albarn was reported saying "[Gorillaz] has been a fantastic journey which isn't over, because we're making a film.^ In a September 2006 interview with Uncut magazine, Albarn was reported saying "[Gorillaz] has been a fantastic journey which isn't over, because we're making a film.
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^ Not to say that Gorillaz isn't just as good as them.
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^ No further news was heard about the film until February 2008 when, in an interview with Gorillaz-Unofficial, Hewlett said "Ultimately we didn't think that feel we're in a position to make the kind of movie we want to make with Gorillaz at the moment.
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.We've got Terry Gilliam involved.^ We've got Terry Gilliam involved.
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.But as far as being in a big band and putting pop music out there, it's finished.^ But as far as being in a big band and putting pop music out there, it's finished.
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^ I think I am just about fed-up with kris,and his site for "music videos in generall"!If it was such a big problem(us being ourselves),then why didnt he kick us out before we got used to antville?!
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^ The band's music is a collaboration between various musicians; Albarn being the only permanent musical contributor.
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.We won't be doing that any more."^ We won't be doing that any more."
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[36] .In an interview with the Gorillaz-Unofficial fansite, Jamie Hewlett and Cass Browne revealed that in the film the band members will act as other characters presenting a new story, instead of playing themselves.^ In an interview with the Gorillaz-Unofficial fansite, Jamie Hewlett and Cass Browne revealed that in the movie the band members will act as other characters presenting a new story, instead of playing themselves.
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^ No further news was heard about the film until February 2008 when, in an interview with Gorillaz-Unofficial, Hewlett said "Ultimately we didn't think that feel we're in a position to make the kind of movie we want to make with Gorillaz at the moment.
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^ In that far-distant year, Gorillaz will launch an ambitious world tour featuring its animated members �appearing on stage in 3D holographic format,� the NME and other British news sources announced yesterday.
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.Hewlett also said that the film's soundtrack will be the next Gorillaz album.^ Hewlett also said that the movie's soundtrack will be the next Gorillaz album.
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^ No further news was heard about the film until February 2008 when, in an interview with Gorillaz-Unofficial, Hewlett said "Ultimately we didn't think that feel we're in a position to make the kind of movie we want to make with Gorillaz at the moment.
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^ De La Soul's Posdnuos on their Nike mix, their next album, and working again with Gorillaz ".
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."The soundtrack will be the third album.^ "The soundtrack will be the third album.
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^ Damon will do the soundtrack, which will be the soundtrack, which will be the third album."
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^ The third Gorillaz album was supposed to be a soundtrack to an animated Gorillaz movie about all the characters.
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.Damon will do the soundtrack, which will be the soundtrack, which will be the third album."^ "The soundtrack will be the third album.
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^ Damon will do the soundtrack, which will be the soundtrack, which will be the third album."
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^ The third Gorillaz album was supposed to be a soundtrack to an animated Gorillaz movie about all the characters.
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[37] .As of April 2007, Cass Browne is still finishing the script and Albarn has said that he hopes production of the film will begin in September 2007.[38][39] No further news was heard about the film until February 2008 when, in an interview with Gorillaz-Unofficial, Hewlett said "Ultimately we didn't think that feel we're in a position to make the kind of movie we want to make with Gorillaz at the moment.^ Hewlett also said that the movie's soundtrack will be the next Gorillaz album.
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^ I didn't hear about them until I heard the Feel Good Inc.
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^ Avnt the Gorillaz heard about contaception!?
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[...] .But I'd still like to make a full, lavishly-animated Gorillaz movie someday."^ But I'd still like to make a full, lavishly-animated Gorillaz movie someday."
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^ Making a Gorillaz movie ".
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^ March 2005, 04:30 I've been waiting for QUALITY animation like this since the last Gorillaz album.
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[40]
.On 24 October 2007, the official Gorillaz fansite announced that a documentary film about the Gorillaz, titled Bananaz, would be released.^ On 24 October 2007, the official Gorillaz fansite announced that a documentary film about the Gorillaz, titled Bananaz , would be released.
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^ D-Sides, a compilation of B-side and remixes, was released on 19 November 2007 in the UK and on 20 November 2007 in the U.S.[32][33] On 24 October 2007, the official Gorillaz fansite announced that a documentary film about the Gorillaz, titled Bananaz, would be released.

^ O: One more thing to everyone: It has officially been announced that film footage was shot at Manchester for a Live DVD of that show (just as I was hoping for).
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.The film, directed by Ceri Levy, documents the previous seven years of the band.^ The film, directed by Ceri Levy, documents the previous seven years of the band.
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[41] The film was released online on the Babelgum website on 20 April 2009 followed by the DVD release on 1 June 2009.[42]

Phase Three (2007–present)

. In late 2007, Albarn and Hewlett began working on Carousel, a new Gorillaz project which eventually evolved into the band's third studio album Plastic Beach.^ The group is currently working on their third studio album.

^ Gorillaz Monkey around: Damon Albarn and Jamie Hewlett on their new album ".
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^ TBA: Third studio album .

[43][44]
.Albarn said "I'm making this one the most pop record I've ever made in many ways, but with all my experience to try and at least present something that has got depth."^ I don't know many people using the technology; not many people using the Internet in the way they could be using it, and making a culture out of it, where people can go and feel very much involved in it.

^ I just got more and more into it, I suppose and - in a way I suppose - making the Gorillaz album was a way of expressing my love for her."

^ But any ways thanks to all of you who said i was funny, cause i guesse i am.
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[44] .The album features guest performances by Snoop Dogg, Lou Reed, Mos Def, Bobby Womack, Gruff Rhys, Mark E. Smith, Mick Jones, Paul Simonon, Kano, Bashy, De La Soul, Little Dragon, Hypnotic Brass Ensemble, sinfonia ViVA, and The Lebanese National Orchestra for Oriental Arabic Music.^ Reply Score = 0 That's Posdnuos and the rest of De la Soul rappin' on this track.
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^ De La Soul performing "Feel Good Inc."
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^ The get a little help here as De La Soul does a guest rap while the Gorillaz sing their broken hearts out.
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[44][45][46]
On 18 January 2010, it was announced that Gorillaz will be headlining the final night of the Coachella music festival on 18 April 2010.[47]
The first single from the album, "Stylo", featuring Bobby Womack and Mos Def was leaked on 20 January 2010 in a Tumblr blog post by a Russian fan and then consequently made available for streaming through the band's official website as announced on Murdoc's Twitter page saying that "If anyone's going to leak my single it'll be me!".[48] Parlophone president Miles Leonard described the song as "a dark, twisted track that sounds like the 'Saturday Night Fever' soundtrack on MDMA."[49] "Stylo" was made available for download 26 January 2010.[50]
.Plastic Beach was first released on 3 March 2010 in Japan, followed by multiple other dates for other countries.^ The band's first single , " Clint Eastwood ", was released on 5 March 2001.
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^ The first single from the album was "Feel Good Inc.", released as an EP in Japan and as a CD single in Europe and Australia.

^ According to EMI, the album is expected to be released within their current financial year which ends March 2010.
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Band members

Fictional members

Actual members

.In the half-hour TV mockumentary Charts of Darkness, it was explicitly stated that Damon Albarn and Jamie Hewlett were behind the project.^ In the half-hour TV mockumentary Charts of Darkness , it was explicitly stated that Damon Albarn and Jamie Hewlett were behind the project.
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^ In the half-hour TV mockumentary Charts of Darkness, it was explicitly stated that Damon Albarn and Jamie Hewlett were behind the project.

^ Damon Albarn projects .
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.Albarn said "There could be fifty [people] here, but there's two."^ Albarn also said that he wants "to work with an incredibly eclectic, surprising cast of people."
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^ However, there are two touring keyboardists (one on a piano and the other on a synthesizer ), so one could say that both of these people also perform the role of 2D. Similarly, there is both a drummer and percussionist on the tour, both at a drum kit, so these people are essentially both Russel.
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^ QUITE SAYING THE GORILLAZ ARE GONNA BREAK UP! YOUR SCARYING THE PEOPLE IN MY HEAD! So there are 3 people from Alaska on here?
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.The first album featured the voice of Miho Hatori of Cibo Matto as Noodle, most notably on the song "19-2000". Phil Cornwell provides the voice of Murdoc.^ The song can be seen as the genesis of the musical style that continued into Gorillaz' first album.
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^ O Green World: This is the song on the album that sounds most like a Blur song.
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^ This is the saddest song on the album, which is unexpected considering the producer Danger Mouse is one of the most innovative and stylish dance/hip-hop producers working today.
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.The band's music videos (with the exception of "Rock It" and "Tomorrow Comes Today") are created by Passion Pictures.^ The band's first release was Tomorrow Comes Today EP , released in 2000.
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^ The band's music videos (for the exception of " Rock It " and " Tomorrow Comes Today ") are created by Passion Pictures whose animators include Pete Candeland and 2000AD artist Rufus Dayglo .
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^ Tomorrow Comes Today ; 16.

Live performances

Gorillaz played five sold out shows at the Apollo Theater, New York in April 2006
.Between 1 November and 5 November 2005, there was a Gorillaz festival at the Manchester Opera House.^ Gorillaz played five sold out shows at the Apollo Theater, New York in April 2006 Between 1 November and 5 November 2005, there was a Gorillaz "festival" billed as Demon Days Live with collaborators from Demon Days ( Neneh Cherry , Bootie Brown , De La Soul , Ike Turner , Roots Manuva , Martina Topley-Bird and Shaun Ryder all appeared live; for other collaborators such as Dennis Hopper and Ibrahim Ferrer , recordings were used) and Damon Albarn performing songs from the album live on those five nights at the Manchester Opera House .
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^ Between 1 November and 5 November 2005, there was a Gorillaz "festival" billed as Demon Days Live with collaborators from Demon Days (Neneh Cherry, Bootie Brown, De La Soul, Ike Turner, Roots Manuva, Martina Topley-Bird and Shaun Ryder all appeared live; for other collaborators such as Dennis Hopper and Ibrahim Ferrer, recordings were used) and Damon Albarn performing songs from the album live on those five nights at the Manchester Opera House.

^ Torrent 06-01-2005, 07:32 PM Gorillaz= teh k1ck455 favorite song is either Feel Good Inc., November has Come, Rock the House, El manana, or clint eastwood .
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.The event was filmed by an EMI film crew for a DVD release, Demon Days Live, in late March 2006. It was later announced that an American version of the event would take place from 2 April to 6 April 2006 at the famed Apollo Theater in Harlem.^ It was later announced that an American version of the event would take place from 2 April to 6 April 2006 at the famed Apollo Theater in Harlem.

^ It was released in the UK on 10 April 2006.
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^ The event was filmed by an EMI film crew for a DVD release, Demon Days Live, in late March 2006.

.Within an hour of release tickets were sold out.^ Within an hour of release tickets were sold out.
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[51] .The 6 April show was filmed for a live webcast at MSN Video.^ The 6 April show was filmed for a live webcast at MSN Video.

^ The 6 April show was filmed for a live webcast at MSN Video .
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^ "MSN Video to Stream Exclusive Live Broadcast of GORILLAZ "DEMON DAYS LIVE" Concert From the Apollo Theater".

[52] Palladia (then known as MHD) also broadcasted an Apollo Theater show in HDTV on 31 December 2006.[53]
.At the 2006 Grammy Awards, held on 8 February 2006, Gorillaz opened the show using the same technique, sharing the stage with a virtual Madonna.^ At the 2006 Grammy Awards , held on 8 February 2006, Gorillaz opened the show using the same technique, sharing the stage with a virtual Madonna .
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^ The holograms were first used at the 2005 MTV Europe Music Awards on 3 November 2005 [ 27 ] and again at the 2006 Grammy Awards on 8 February 2006 with the addition of a virtual Madonna , where the band played a pre-recorded version of "Feel Good Inc."
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^ A week later, on 15 February 2006, Gorillaz performed their song " Dirty Harry " at the 2006 BRIT Awards , with Bootie Brown and the Children's Choir San Fernandez.
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[28] Their performance was a mash-up of the Gorillaz' "."Feel Good Inc."^ Clint Eastwood Feel Good, Inc.
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^ August 2005, 02:34 this is gonna be funny THE DEMON DAYS ALBUM SUCKS COCK EXCEPT FOR FEEL GOOD INC angelinwaitin030, Saturday, 13.
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^ Feel Good Inc (7", Single, Pic) .
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>Feel Good Inc." and Madonna's "Hung Up". A week later, on 15 February 2006, Gorillaz performed their song "Dirty Harry" at the 2006 BRIT Awards, with Bootie Brown and the Children's Choir San Fernandez. .This concert had giant versions of the video clips on large screens, with Bootie Brown and the Children's Choir San Fernandez to either side of the screens.^ This concert had giant versions of the video clips on large screens, with Bootie Brown and the Children's Choir San Fernandez to either side of the screens.
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^ A week later, on 15 February 2006, Gorillaz performed their song " Dirty Harry " at the 2006 BRIT Awards , with Bootie Brown and the Children's Choir San Fernandez.
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^ A week later, on 15 February 2006, Gorillaz performed their song "Dirty Harry" at the 2006 BRIT Awards, with Bootie Brown and the Children's Choir San Fernandez.

.A similar, but not completely identical, version of this performance was shown on Friday Night with Jonathan Ross and the video was projected at the 2006 Designer of the Year Award exhibition, which Jamie Hewlett later won.^ A similar, but not completely identical, version of this performance was shown on Friday Night with Jonathan Ross and the video was projected at the 2006 Designer of the Year Award exhibition, which Jamie Hewlett later won.
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^ Profile: Virtual band founded by Damon Albarn from Blur in 1998, with comic book artist Jamie Hewlett designing and drawing the band.
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^ Nov, 21:22: I saw Damon and jamie on Friday night With Jonothan Ross...was very good Ashia said on 27.
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[54]
.A world tour was planned using the hologram technology described above.^ A world tour was planned using the hologram technology described above.
  • Gorillaz History 23 September 2009 0:24 UTC www.popstarsplus.com [Source type: General]
  • Detailed Artist Information for Gorillaz, free music videos, and concert tickets 23 September 2009 0:24 UTC www.sonicswap.com [Source type: General]

^ The cartoon members would be shown as holograms on stage using Musion Eyeliner technology, giving them a life-like appearance on stage.
  • Gorillaz History 23 September 2009 0:24 UTC www.popstarsplus.com [Source type: General]
  • Detailed Artist Information for Gorillaz, free music videos, and concert tickets 23 September 2009 0:24 UTC www.sonicswap.com [Source type: General]

^ Plans were unveiled for Gorillaz to go on a holographic world tour in 2007 and 2008.
  • Gorillaz History 23 September 2009 0:24 UTC www.popstarsplus.com [Source type: General]
  • Detailed Artist Information for Gorillaz, free music videos, and concert tickets 23 September 2009 0:24 UTC www.sonicswap.com [Source type: General]

[26] .However, due to extreme costs and fine technical difficulties, the tour was cancelled.^ However, due to extreme costs and fine technical difficulties, the tour was cancelled.
  • Boston University School of Theology 23 September 2009 0:24 UTC sthweb.bu.edu [Source type: General]

^ However, the tour was eventually called off due to budget issues.
  • Boston University School of Theology 23 September 2009 0:24 UTC sthweb.bu.edu [Source type: General]

^ Today, they were suppose to perform a dress rehearsal for their parents, but was post-poned due to the technical difficulties.
  • Gorillaz @ Apollo Theater: Night One, Two, Four and Five - Music Snobbery 6 January 2010 8:59 UTC www.musicsnobbery.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

[29] Gorillaz will headline the final night of the Coachella music festival on 18 April 2010.[47]

Discography

Studio albums

Awards and nominations

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Simple English

Gorillaz
Origin London, United Kingdom
Genres Alternative rock
Alternative hip hop
Electronica
Britpop
Years active 1998-now
Labels Parlophone, Virgin, EMI
Members
2D
Noodle
Russell Hobbs
Murdoc Niccals

Gorillaz are an animated English rock band. The band was invented by Damon Albarn, a member of the band Blur, and Jamie Hewlett, who has worked on the comic book series Tank Girl. Even though the band members are fictional, they have released several albums and music videos. The band's members are 2D, Noodle, Russell Hobbs, and Murdoc Niccals.

The band's genre is mostly a combination of alternative rock, alternative hip hop, and electronica. It also has elements of experimental, trip hop, dub, and psychedelic rock.

Contents

Live performances

Since they are an animated group, they cannot perform live like real bands can. At Gorillaz concerts, the real members of the band stand behind screens which show computer-generated images of the animated group performing.

List of albums

Studio albums

  • 1998 - Tomorrow Comes Today (EP)
  • 2001 - Gorillaz
  • 2005 - Demon Days
  • 2010 - Plastic Beach

Compilation albums

  • 2002 - G-Sides
  • 2002 - Laika Come Home (album with Spacemonkeyz)
  • 2007 - D-Sides


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