Gorillaz Announce New Album CRACKER ISLAND And Release “New Gold”

Gorillaz Announce New Album CRACKER ISLAND And Release “New Gold”
Gorillaz Announce New Album CRACKER ISLAND And Release “New Gold”

Gorillaz are back with a new album: CRACKER ISLAND is due out on February 24th, 2023. Pre-orders are now possible here. Parallel to the announcement, the first single “New Gold” was released on August 31st.

It is the eighth studio album by the animation band. For a first taste of what’s to come, they released the single “New Gold” in collaboration with Tame Impala and rapper Bootie Brown. CRACKER ISLAND will also feature other artists such as Thundercat, , Adeleye Omotayo, Bad Bunny and Beck. The work will be available in standard, deluxe and limited edition formats.

The Last Cult

The Gorillaz already heralded the new era with their single “Cracker Island”, which will introduce the upcoming album. In addition, “Consequence” reports that the band itself is also in a dynamic development phase. A press release said: “The world’s largest virtual band has relocated to Silverlake, California, where it has been found that the answer to life’s question – the only truth that will fix the world – is this , inviting fans to join ‘The Last Cult’”.

The Last Cult is a religious organization founded by the Gorillaz. During her time in Los Angeles 2022, Murdoc became increasingly interested in the occult. In July he founded the cult and became its leader. Fans can join by providing their email address on The Last Cult’s official website. In an Instagram post, the band appealed to fans to become part of the organization. They wrote: “A new era is dawning! Light the beacons of truth and join us.”

Tracklist:

1. Cracker Island (feat. Thundercat)
2. Oil (feat. Stevie Nicks)
3. The Tired Influencer
4. Tarantula
5. Silent Running (feat. Adeleye Omotayo)
6. New Gold (feat. Tame Impala and Bootie Brown)
7. Baby Queen
8. Tormenta (feat. Bad Bunny)
9. Skinny Ape
10. Possession Island (feat. Beck)

In the summer, the Gorillaz, namely Blur singers Damon Albarn and Jamie Hewlett, performed together with a live band in Berlin’s Wuhlheide. See our photos of the evening here and read our follow-up report here.


The article is in German

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