After sharing a clip with new music called “Song Machine Theme Tune” earlier this week, Gorillaz are back today (January 30) with a proper full song called “Momentary Bliss.” The track features slowthai and Slaves. Have a listen below.
The track is accompanied by the announcement of Song Machine, the cartoon band’s new series where they’ll release new songs one at a time. The videos will feature studio footage, interviews with the band’s collaborators, and chats with the cartoon members.
“Song Machine is a whole new way of doing what we do,” said Gorillaz drummer Russel in a statement. “Gorillaz breaking the mould ’cos the mould got old. World is moving faster than a supercharged particle, so we’ve gotta stay ready to drop. We don’t even know who’s stepping through the studio next. Song Machine feeds on the unknown, runs on pure chaos. So whatever the hell’s coming, we’re primed and ready to produce like there’s no tomorrow. Y’know, just in case....”
Revisit “Gorillaz Saw the Future of Pop Narratives” on the Pitch.
This article was originally published on Tuesday, January 28 at 11:56 a.m. Eastern. It was last updated on Thursday, January 30 at 2:35 p.m. Eastern.
Originally Appeared on Pitchfork