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Gorillaz reveal collaborator on next ‘Song Machine’ track

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This just in: Gorillaz have announced the next instalment of their Song Machine project.

The announcement follows the release of Momentary Bliss last month, featuring Slaves and slowthai.

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Gorillaz have announced that the next instalment of their enigmatic Song Machine project will feature Fatoumata Diawara, due for release later this week.

Taking to social media, the band confirmed that Malian musician Fatoumata Diawara will feature on the upcoming track which is due out later this week.

Diawara appeared in a pink teaser video, along with the Song Machine theme song. Check it out below.

 

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Coming up on Song Machine…⁣ ✨ @fatoumata_diawara__ ✨⁣ Stay tuned 👀⁣

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First announced last month, Song Machine represents a new era for the band. Speaking on the project, Gorillaz drummer Russel described: “Song Machine is a whole new way of doing what we do.”

“Gorillaz breaking the mould ‘cos the mould got old,” he continued. “World is moving faster than a supercharged particle, so we’ve gotta stay ready to drop. We don’t even know who’s stepping through the studio next.”

We’ll keep you posted on any new developments as they come.

In the meantime, relive Momentary Bliss below.

Remember when Damon Albarn accidentally left the masters of a Gorillaz album in a taxi?

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February 26, 2020