The Gorillaz mastermind allegedly told Jack Winstanley that “they’ve just finished the album and they’re rehearsing right now.” Albarn also posed for a photo wearing “a new hat [he got] for the Gorillaz tour.”
@_JackWinstanley he told me he’d got a new hat for the gorillaz tour and started dancing I’m literally crying
— Jack (@_JackWinstanley) February 22, 2017
@sidneyphlegm he says they’ve just finished the album and they’re rehearsing right now!!
— Jack (@_JackWinstanley) February 23, 2017
Albarn’s drummer, Seye, offered further evidence of Gorillaz prepping for an upcoming tour. On Instagram, he posted a photo from inside a rehearsal space. “Working hard,” reads the accompanying caption.
In January, Gorillaz marked Donald Trump’s inauguration with the release of a politically-charged new track called “Hallelujah Money”. A collaboration with UK singer-songwriter Benjamin Clementine, it was the band’s first new music in five years. It’s unclear whether “Hallelujah Money” will appear on the new album, the long-awaited follow-up to 2010’s Plastic Beach.
Revisit the video for “Hallelujah Money” here: http://consequenceofsound.net/2017/01/gorillaz-make-their-heroic-return-with-hallelujah-money-listen/.