Massive Attack were originally slated to headline the last night of festivities at Banksy’s pop-up “bemusement park” Dismaland, but after they pulled out, De La Soul closed out the proceedings with some help from a masked Damon Albarn, who came out to perform their 2005 Gorillaz collaboration “Feel Good Inc.” Watch below; Damon Albarn switches […]
Banksy's dystopian "bemusement" park Dismaland entered the final weekend of its occupation of the sleepy British seaside town of Weston-super-Mare Friday night with a farewell concert featuring Pussy Riot, De La Soul and Damon Albarn. Massive Attack were originally scheduled to headline Dismaland's final night festivities but cancelled their gig; De...
For the final night's entertainment at Dismaland — Banksy's pop-up art project in Weston-super-Mare, England — the "bemusement park" hosted a headline set from De La Soul. As well as performing their feature on Gorillaz' "Feel Good Inc.", they brought out Damon Albarn to do his verse and choruses. Watch it below. (Albarn's mic starts working 30 seconds in.)
The London "bemusement park" wraps up in style.
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Damon Albarn and Jamie Hewlett prepping the animated band's first release in five years.
This January, Jamie Hewlett posted new artwork featuring Gorillaz, the animated band helmed by himself and Damon Albarn, to his Instagram. When fans speculated that the group were plotting a follow-up to 2011's The Fall, Hewlett responded, "Yes Gorillaz Returns". Show More Summary
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