Gnarls Barkley Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets


18th August 2015

Fact: In demand music producer and Gnarls Barkley star Danger Mouse has launched his own record label. The hitmaker's first signing to 30th Century Records is rock trio Autolux.


29th November 2010

Quote: "I bought a ranch about an hour outside of Atlanta. It's very peaceful, quiet and serene." Gnarls Barkley star Cee Lo Green on spending his earnings from hit song CRAZY.


7th October 2010

Fact: Gnarls Barkley star Cee Lo Green performed an uncut version of his hit new tune F**K YOU on British TV music show Later... with Jools Holland on Wednesday (06Oct10). Wearing a pink suit, the singer was backed by an all-girl band.


17th August 2010

Fact: Gnarls Barkley star Cee-Lo Green has landed his own TV chat show - the Crazy singer will front Lay It Down on U.S. cable network Fuse.


25th November 2008

Quote: "If it wasn't my band, I'd be fired." BRYAN 'Danger Mouse' BURTON fears his anxiety about live shows would cost him his place in Gnarls Barkley if he hadn't formed the act with CEE-LO GREEN.


29th July 2008

Quote: "Even though we have chart-shattering tunes of our own, we also have music we enjoy listening to." Gnarls Barkley's CEE-LO GREEN reveals his admiration for Radiohead at the duo's show at the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles on Sunday night (27Jul08), before performing a cover of the British rockers' song RECKONER.


17th June 2008

Fact: Radiohead, Kanye West, Nine Inch Nails and Gnarls Barkley have been named among the top acts to appear at this year's Lollapalooza festival, which will take place at Grant Park in Chicago, Illinois over the weekend beginning 1 August (08).


12th May 2008

Fact: Jack Black and Gnarls Barkley star CEE-LO GREEN have re-recorded CARL DOUGLAS' 1974 hit KUNG FU FIGHTING for new animated movie KUNG FU PANDA, which stars Black.


18th April 2008

Fact: Eccentric pop duo Gnarls Barkley have released their new album, THE ODD COUPLE, as a free download - but fans can only play it backwards. The late April Fool's Day joke offers music lovers the chance to get something for nothing - but the download starts at the end of the last album track, A Little Better, and plays backwards.


16th April 2008

Quote: "You can't plan for something like CRAZY. If we had the formula for it we'd be making another one right now." Gnarls Barkley singer THOMAS 'CEE-LO' CALLAWAY on the pop duo's hit single CRAZY.


8th April 2008

Quote: "CRAZY was a comet, not a star. It's passed through. There's no trying to duplicate it - the song has a Guinness record, for God's sake. So that bar's been set. We'll let that be." Gnarls Barkley star CEE-LO GREEN insists the duo won't be trying to repeat the success of their breakthrough smash-hit anytime soon.


9th March 2008

Fact: Gnarls Barkley star Danger Mouse has signed on to produce Beck's next album.


19th February 2008

Fact: Pop superstar Justin Timberlake makes a guest appearance in Gnarls Barkley's new music video - dressed as a geek.


13th February 2007

Fact: Actor Dermot Mulroney was among the cellists performing onstage with Gnarls Barkley at the Grammy Awards (11FEB07).


31st October 2006

Quote: "Billy Idol's version of CRAZY wasn't no good, but I was still honoured." Gnarls Barkley star CEE-LO has mixed emotions about Idol's cover of the duo's international smash hit.


30th August 2006

Quote: "I was kinda writing it to my ideal woman, like I would want a bad little broad to say some s**t like that to me." Gnarls Barkley star CEE-LO GREEN on his inspiration behind the Pussycat Dolls hit DON'T CHA, which he wrote and produced.


16th August 2006

Quote: "I experienced a lot of detachment, a lot of isolation when I was a kid. I thought I'd grow up to be a hit man... No pun intended." Gnarls Barkley star CEE-LO GREEN on his childhood career aspirations.


8th August 2006

Quote: "I'd rather poo in my mum's Sunday roast than have Danger Mouse produce a PORTISHEAD record. No offence." PORTISHEAD star GEOFF BARROW rejects the help of the Gnarls Barkley and Gorillaz producer on the band's third album.


28th June 2006

Fact: American duo Gnarls Barkley have rescheduled their gig at London's Hammersmith Apollo on 5 July (06) to the following day (06JUL06) to avoid a clash with the England soccer team's potential appearance in the FIFA World Cup semi-finals.


19th June 2006

Fact: Canadian pop star Nelly Furtado is such a big fan of Gnarls Barkley's hit CRAZY, she has incorporated her own version of the tune in her live set.


23rd May 2006

Fact: Hitmakers Gnarls Barkley have joined Christina Aguilera and AFI as performers at the upcoming MTV Movie Awards on 8 June (06).


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