Gorillaz’ Albarn launches new band
09/25/2006 4:00 PM, Yahoo! Music
The first single from Gorillaz/Blur singer Damon Albarn’s new band, The Good, The Bad & The Queen, will be released in October, it has been announced.
“Herculean” will be released on CD and 7-inch and then deleted on the same day. The artwork has been designed by former Clash bassist Paul Simonon.
Simonon is joined in the band by former Verve guitarist Simon Tong, Fela Kuti’s drummer Tony Allen, and Gorillaz/Blur mastermind Albarn.
The Good, The Bad & The Queen play their debut show at the Roundhouse in London on October 26, which is part of the BBC’s Electric Proms series of gigs.
“Herculean” is due for release on October 30, according to the British music weekly NME.