Many of my friends don’t get why I like the band Blur so much, and Damon Albarn in particular. I think he’s got an interesting musical insight and while I’m not a massive Gorillaz fan, a lot of his projects outside of Blur are great, including this recent baroque-folk-opera written about the life of Dr [...]
Some voices just need some ageing and some melodies are better not fully structured. Here it sounds like Damon Albarn is very eager to express something: his words are just flowing. I love the sad and comfortably numb feeling the song creates. This also makes me think of the Blur song, Out Of Time.
Gorillaz played a full concert on the David Letterman show the other night, blasting out a fittingly diverse range of hits from their three studio album, but with an extra focus on the killer new material off their latest Plastic Beach recording.