Parlophone set for 'bold, brave' Gorillaz album

Mark Sutherland

Parlophone chairman Miles Leonard has told Music Week he expects the new album from Gorillaz to repeat the phenomenal success of the cartoon band’s earlier records.

Humanz is released on April 28. Although Gorillaz’s most recent album, 2011’s The Fall, only sold 30,097 copies, according to the Official Charts Company, that was a low-key release. Its previous full-scale releases have proved much more successful, in particular 2005’s Demon Days, which has sold 1,813,058. All previous releases pre-date the streaming revolution, ...

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