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Gorillaz is the eponymous debut studio album by virtual band Gorillaz. The album reached number three in the UK and number fourteen in the US, and has sold over seven million copies worldwide. Musician Damon Albarn and comic book creator Jamie Hewlett met in when guitarist Graham Coxona fan of Hewlett's work, asked him to interview Blura band Albarn and Coxon had recently formed. Hewlett initially thought Albarn was "arsey, a wanker"; despite becoming acquaintances with the band, they often did not get on, especially after Hewlett began seeing Coxon's ex-girlfriend Jane Olliver.
So we got this idea for a cartoon band, something that would be a comment Am Ende Bleiben Doch Nur Träume - Die Flippers - Aus Liebe Weint Man Nicht that. The musicians behind Gorillaz' first incarnation included Albarn, Del the Funky HomosapienDan the Automator and Kid Koalawho had previously worked together on the track "Time Keeps on Slipping" for Deltron 's eponymous debut album.
Although not released under the Gorillaz name, Albarn has said that "one of the first ever Gorillaz tunes" was Blur 's single " On Your Own ", which was released for their fifth studio album Blur. Throughout the album, the band combines a variety of musical genres including alternative rock  hip hop  trip hop  punk rock  dub  rap rock art rock Britpop electronica Latin psychedelia and bubblegum pop.
The theme from The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly can be heard periodically throughout the song; this was one of several Sergio Leone -directed Italian westerns of the late s in which Eastwood plays a character with no name. Years after the release of this album, it was revealed that Left Hand Suzuki Method (Bonus) - Gorillaz - Gorillaz track "Starshine" has an alternative version, which features Luton -based rap group Phi Life Cypher.
This version is not available on any releases, but it is available on the Phi Life Cypher SoundCloud channel and also on the video-sharing website YouTube. All editions of Left Hand Suzuki Method (Bonus) - Gorillaz - Gorillaz Gorillaz album feature an enhanced section that included screen savers, wallpaper and an autoplayfeaturing a short movie which opens the user's Internet browser to a special section of the Gorillaz website, which gives the user full access to Murdoc's Winnebago.
Del the Funky Homosapien collaborated on two songs on the album, " Clint Eastwood " and " Rock the House ", both of which became singles and videos and achieved A Dose Of Rockn Roll - Ringo Starr - Ringos Rotogravure (8-Track Cartridge, Album) success.
Del was not originally slated to collaborate Left Hand Suzuki Method (Bonus) - Gorillaz - Gorillaz these songs. By the time Del came onto the project, the album was already finished, and Phi Life Cypher had recorded verses for " Clint Eastwood "; but when Del finished making Deltron with Dan the AutomatorAutomator asked if he could stay in the studio a little longer to record new verses for the Gorillaz songs.
Del later commented in an interview on the success of "Clint Eastwood" by saying that he actually wrote the song with the book How to Write a Hit Songa book that he bought with a coupon his mother gave him. After the song went platinum he gave the plaque to his mother. Other tracks include "Gor Left Hand Suzuki Method (Bonus) - Gorillaz - Gorillazwhich was another track that didn't make the album; however, elements of the track's instrumental were once available on one of the Gorillaz member's computers in Kong Studios.
Gorillaz received generally positive reviews from critics. It was ranked sixth in both Spin 's and Kludge 's end-of-year lists   and Q ranked it among the 50 best albums of the year. Gorillaz was bookmakers' favourite before the nomination was withdrawn at the band's request. The album made some retrospective "best of" lists. Slant Magazine ranked the album no. All songs are written by Damon Albarnexcept where noted. Credits for Gorillaz adapted from liner notes.
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