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Gorillaz Drop New Single Skinny Ape And Announce Virtual Shows In London And New York

Thursday, 08 December 2022 Written by Jon Stickler

Gorillaz have shared a new single called Skinny Ape.

Co-written and co-produced by hitmaker Greg Kurstin, the melancholic track opens with strums of folky acoustic guitar before morphing into a synth-based pop groove. It serves as the latest preview of the animated band's upcoming album, 'Cracker Island', which is out on February 24.

The group will debut the song live with two immersive, augmented reality events in New York City on December 17, and London on December 18. A virtual performance will take place in Times Square at 2:30pm ET, and Piccadilly Circus at 2pm GMT. Gorillaz bassist Murdoc said:

"Get ready for the biggest Times Square takeover since that other gorilla smashed the place up. Bigger in fact cos there’s four of us. Thanks to the techies at Google, we’ve created the music video event of the century, so don your pink robes and come see Gorillaz like you’ve never seen us before. The future is nigh!"

You'll be able to watch the shows through the Gorillaz Presents app, which will be unveiled soon. Head here for more details.

Skinny Ape will be joined on the record by the earlier singles New Gold, featuring Tame Impala and Bootie Brown, and the title track with Thundercat. The LP also boasts collaborations with Stevie Nicks, Adeleye Omotayo, Bad Bunny, and Beck. 

Gorillaz's Damon Albarn will reunite with Blur for their first shows in eight years in summer 2023. Tickets are on sale now.

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