February 5, 2023

Gorillaz will revolutionise the very idea of musical efficiency as they rework the streets of New York and London into phases for 2 groundbreaking performances of their brand-new observe ‘Skinny Ape’.

Happening at 14.30 ET on 17 December in Instances Sq. and 14:00 GMT on 18 December in Piccadilly Circus, these first-of-their-kind immersive experiences will enable followers to collect collectively to witness Gorillaz play in actual life – really bigger than life – as Murdoc, 2D, Noodle and Russel actually tower over them, taking part in within the midst of two of the world’s most iconic skylines. All the information right here.

Directed by artist and Gorillaz co-creator Jamie Hewlett and the Emmy nominated director Fx Goby, the ‘Skinny Ape’ performances are created by Nexus Studios and make the most of Google’s ARCore Geospatial API, utilizing AR to transforms public areas with cultural experiences, bringing ‘Skinny Ape’ and the world of Gorillaz to life as by no means earlier than.

Music’s most (in)well-known digital bass participant Murdoc Niccals commented – “To all our followers, prepare for the largest Instances Sq. takeover since that different gorilla smashed the place up. Larger the truth is cos there’s 4 of us. Due to the techies at Google, we’ve created the music video occasion of the century, so don your pink robes and are available see Gorillaz such as you’ve by no means seen us earlier than. The longer term is nigh!”

Watch the trailer – BELOW:

‘Skinny Ape’ is the fourth single from Gorillaz upcoming new album Cracker Island and is already a fan favorite having debuted reside on the band’s vastly profitable 2022 World Tour. ‘Cracker Island’, out 24 February 2023 on Parlophone, is the eighth studio album from Gorillaz, an brisk, upbeat, genre-expansive assortment of 10 tracks that includes yet one more stellar lineup of artist collaborators: Stevie Nicks, Adeleye Omotayo, Thundercat, Tame Impala, Dangerous Bunny and Bootie Brown and Beck. Recorded in London and L.A. earlier this yr, it’s produced by eight-time Grammy Award-winning producer/ multi-instrumentalist/ songwriter extraordinaire Greg Kurstin, Gorillaz and Remi Kabaka Jr.

Take heed to ‘Skinny Ape’ – BELOW:

OUTFRONT and Ocean Out of doors are on the intersection of immersive experiences which bridge the bodily and digital worlds. Located within the cultural coronary heart of New York and London’s leisure districts, Instances Sq. and the Piccadilly Lights are the right portals to unveil the music video of the longer term.

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