Biography of Gorillaz
Gorillaz
Born:
01 January 1999
Country:
GB
Genres:
Pop/Rock, Rap, R&B
Releases:
41
Biography:

Conceived as the first "virtual hip-hop group," Gorillaz blended the musical talents of Dan "The Automator" Nakamura, Blur's Damon Albarn, Cibo Matto's Miho Hatori, and Tom Tom Club's Tina Weymouth and Chris Frantz with the arresting visuals of Jamie Hewlett, best known as the creator of the cult comic Tank Girl. Nakamura's Deltron 3030 cohorts Kid Koala and Del tha Funkee Homosapien rounded out the creative team behind the Gorillaz quartet, whose virtual members included 2-D, the cute but spacy singer/keyboardist; Murdoc, the spooky, possibly Satanic bassist and the brains behind the group; Russel, a drummer equally inspired by "Farrakhan and Chaka Khan" and possessed by "funkyphantoms" that occasionally rise up and provide some zombie-style rapping; and last but not least, Noodle, a ten-year-old Japanese guitar virtuosa and martial arts master. The group's website, www.gorillaz.com, showcased Hewlett's visuals and the group's music in eye- and ear-catching detail.

Gorillaz debuted in late 2000 with the Tomorrow Comes Today EP, which they followed early the next year with the popular Clint Eastwood single. A self-titled, full-length debut album arrived in spring 2001. Gorillaz was a massive worldwide success and achieved platinum-level sales in the U.S.; worldwide, it sold over seven million copies. The group's Svengalis were quick to capitalize, and released the B-sides collection G-Sides, the Phase One: Celebrity Takedown DVD, and the dub-inspired remix album Laika Come Home in 2002. The project soon went on hiatus, however, as Albarn resumed work with Blur for their seventh album, 2003's Think Tank.

When he was ready to begin the next Gorillaz album, Albarn turned to Danger Mouse (the DJ behind The Grey Album, the infamous mash-up of the Beatles' White Album and Jay-Z's Black Album) and a host of other collaborators, including De La Soul, Shaun Ryder, Debbie Harry, Dennis Hopper, and Martina Topley-Bird. Although Del tha Funkee Homosapien and Nakamura did not return, 2-D, Russel, Murdoc, and Noodle were all present and accounted for on Demon Days, another Top Ten hit, which arrived in spring 2005. The album went double platinum in America and enjoyed even more success in the U.K.; it also received a host of Grammy nominations, a sign that the band had secured critical as well as commercial approval.

Gorillaz broke ground for a new album in 2007, but the project wasn't released until 2010, when Plastic Beach marked the band's third studio effort. Greeted to generally positive reviews, Plastic Beach received more attention for its tour, as ex-Clash members Paul Simonon and Mick Jones were both part of Gorillaz. During that tour, Albarn recorded a new Gorillaz album called The Fall on his iPad. Initially digitally released to fan club members on Christmas Day 2010, The Fall saw a wide official release in the spring of 2011.

Fire Flies
Fire Flies
Tracks: 1
Year: 2018
Kids With Guns
Kids With Guns
Tracks: 2
Year: 2006
Tomorrow Comes Today
Tomorrow Comes Today
Tracks: 3
Year: 2002
Dare
Dare
Tracks: 5
Year: 2005
Lake Zurich
Lake Zurich
Tracks: 1
Year: 2018
Sorcererz
Sorcererz
Tracks: 1
Year: 2018
Revolving Doors / Amarillo
Revolving Doors / Amarillo
Tracks: 2
Year: 2011
Superfast Jellyfish
Superfast Jellyfish
Tracks: 2
Year: 2010
Humility
Humility
Tracks: 1
Year: 2018
Plastic Beach
Plastic Beach
Tracks: 16
Year: 2010
The Fall
The Fall
Tracks: 15
Year: 2011
Clint Eastwood
Clint Eastwood
Tracks: 3
Year: 2001
19 - 2000 (Maxi-Single)
19 - 2000 (Maxi-Single)
Tracks: 3
Year: 2001
Doncamatic
Doncamatic
Tracks: 2
Year: 2010
Stylo
Stylo
Tracks: 3
Year: 2010
On Melancholy Hill
On Melancholy Hill
Tracks: 3
Year: 2010
Dirty Harry
Dirty Harry
Tracks: 1
Year: 2005
Demon Days
Demon Days
Tracks: 15
Year: 2005
Gorillaz
Gorillaz
Tracks: 15
Year: 2001
19-2000
19-2000
Tracks: 3
Year: 2001
Feel Good Inc
Feel Good Inc
Tracks: 3
Year: 2005
D-Sides
D-Sides
Tracks: 2
Year: 2007
Humanz (Deluxe Edition)
Humanz (Deluxe Edition)
Tracks: 26
Year: 2017
Dirty Harry (Radio Edit)
Dirty Harry (Radio Edit)
Tracks: 1
Year: 2005
Gorillaz (2002, Reissue)
Gorillaz (2002, Reissue)
Tracks: 19
Year: 2001
G Sides
G Sides
Tracks: 9
Year: 2002
D-Sides (2007, Remaster)
D-Sides (2007, Remaster)
Tracks: 22
Year: 2002
The Now Now
The Now Now
Tracks: 11
Year: 2018

Download Gorillaz Discography

You can download Gorillaz discography in FLAC quality. Albums by Gorillaz encoded in lossless codec, so you can get maximum pleasure by listening Gorillaz music.

Here you can read about Gorillaz biography and see all his / her albums, also you can download any album or song crated by Gorillaz.

Gorillaz Music Genre

Gorillaz sing in Pop/Rock, Rap, R&B style

×