Gorillaz: New Single
DARE, the new single from animated super group Gorillaz, is coming up and will be released by Parlophone on 29th August.
The second single to be taken from their No. 1 album Demon Days, DARE is an inspired combination of booming bass, unique vocal hooks and catchy synth squiggles.
The accompanying video features a starring performance from the track's guest vocalist, Shaun Ryder. Set in Noodle's bedroom, deep within the bowels of the band's lair Kong Studios, the promo sees Shaun and Gorillaz' guitarist Noodle lost in a world of their own. Developed once again by the award-winning team of Jamie Hewlett and Passion Picture's Pete Candeland, it's a an extraordinary glimpse into the home life of the band.
The video also features the Noodle dance routine, coming soon to a dancefloor near you.
DARE will be released on 2 CD formats and DVD. Bsides include a live version of smash hit Clint Eastwood recorded at Sarm Studios last month and featuring the vocal talents of and new lyrics from De La Soul and the Pharcyde's Bootie Brown. Also included are 3 exclusive new tracks; Highway (Under Construction), People and Samba at 13.
The full tracklisting is as follows:
DARE / Clint Eastwood (live) - feat. De La Soul and Bootie Brown
DARE / Highway (Under Construction) / Dare Soulwax Remix
DARE (Video) / DARE Animatic / People / Samba at 13
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