Gorillaz’ new album is about trying to figure out what’s going on with Trump supporters
Gorillaz had plenty existential distress to work with when crafting their first book in six years old, Humanz . In a new interview with Q Magazine , Damon Albarn discussed the “pain, delight and urgency” of living in the modern senility amongst Trump supporters.
So he had the following prompt for the album’s countless traitors including Grace Jones and Pusha T: I told everyone to imagine youre in America after the inaugural and its the worst-case scenario: how would you feel that night? Lets make a party record about “the worlds” croaking fucking nuts.
” Humanz is not a political declaration about Trumpits about a nature in which he had been able to get elected, ” he resumes. “Where are we as a scoot? Why havent we develop out of this? Putting the Z on the end is not a hip-hop word, its more like an android Z. Are we human beings or time humanz? What the fuck is wrong with us?
But don’t consider Albarn’s forgotten that his native United Kingdom is also in shambles he says he’s likewise working on a new book for his England-specific project, The Good, The Band& the Queen inspired by Brexit.
In the interview, the band likewise reveal that they’re developing a ten-episode television prove and a movie with DreamWorks, so they’ll have abundance of opportunities to unpack whatever fresh inferno we’re up against next.