Gorillaz ‘Song Machine’ live show to hit cinemas in December
The screenings include a pre-show programme and exclusive behind-the-scenes featurette, Live From Kong
A live performance of Gorillaz' ‘Song Machine’ is set to hit cinemas in December.
Following the release of their studio album 'Song Machine, Season One: Strange Timez' last year, the Damon Albarn-fronted digital band has announced a worldwide screening of the album, titled Gorillaz: Song Machine Live From Kong.
Captured at the band’s Kong Studios HQ in London, the film sees digital members Noodle, Murdoc Niccals, Russel Hobbs and frontman 2D joined by Damon Albarn and the full Gorillaz live band, for a performance of the album, plus a host of special guests for interviews and exclusive behind-the-scenes footage.
'Song Machine, Season One: Strange Timez' encompasses 17 tracks in all, featuring slowthai and Beck alongside the likes of Elton John, Fatoumata Diawara, Kano and St Vincent.
Gorillaz: Song Machine Live From Kong will be screened in cinemas worldwide for one day on Wednesday 8th December. For full ticket and viewing information, head to www.songmachineliveincinemas.com.
Check out the trailer for the film below.
Earlier this month, Damon Albarn confirmed that a Gorillaz film was in the works with streaming giants Netflix.
Read our recent 20th anniversary feature about how Gorillaz’ self-titled debut ushered in a new era of pop music here.
Copyright Thrust Publishing Ltd. Permission to use quotations from this article is granted subject to appropriate credit being given to www.djmag.com as the source.