After taking a bit of a summer break, Gorillaz have just released their latest offering from the Song Machine project.
“Strange Timez” brings The Cure’s Robert Smith into the Gorillaz growing list of collaborators that include Tony Allen, Schoolboy Q, Octavian, Georgia, Joy Division’s Peter Hook, Fatoumata Diawara and Octavian.
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Meanwhile, the video for the new track is literally out of this world as Murdoc Niccals, Noodle, Russel Hobbs and 2-D take us around space while Smith takes the form of a satellite.
Gorillaz kicked off the Song Machine project in January with “Momentary Bliss” with slowthai and Slaves. Since the launch of the project, they have released “Désolé”, “Aires”, which they performed on Jimmy Kimmel Live!, “How Far”, “Friday 13th” and “PAC-MAN.”
The Gorillaz are also releasing The Gorillaz Almanac in October celebrating 20 years of the band’s visual history.
Listen to the Gorillaz’ “Strange Timez” featuring Robert Smith below.
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