GORILLAZ - ROCK AM RING, NURBURG 2018

September 16, 2019 – 5:20 am

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GORILLAZ
Nurburg 2018 [no label, 2CD]

Rock am Ring. Crater Stage, Nürburgring, Nürburg, Germany; June 3, 2018. Very good audio (ripped from HDTV webcast).

Gorillaz are an English virtual band created in 1998 by musician Damon (Blur) Albarn and artist Jamie Hewlett. The band consists of four animated members: 2-D (lead vocals, keyboards), Murdoc Niccals (bass guitar and vocals), Noodle (guitar, keyboards) and Russel Hobbs (drums and percussion). These members are fictional and are not personas of any “real life” musicians involved in the project.

In June 2018, the group released their sixth studio album, The Now Now.

‘The Now Now’ is a spritely listen. Where ‘Humanz’ leaned too heavily on swampy, generic hip-hop beats (‘Saturnz Barz’, ‘Submission’), ‘The Now Now’ prides itself on making 11 pop tracks that zip with energy, passion and an abundance of ideas. Some are stripped right down to their core and are all the better for it, like the largely instrumental numbers ‘Lake Zurich’ and ‘One Percent’.
- The NME

The allure of isolation defines Damon Albarn’s latest project [The Now Now]. With only a few guests on the album, he writes simple, mostly upbeat songs with words of exhaustion.
- pitchfork.com

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Thanks to indykid for sharing the HDTV webcast at Dime.

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Disc 1
Track 101. M1 A1/Tranz/Last Living Souls 10:48
Track 102. Rhinestone Eyes 3:34
Track 103. Tomorrow Comes Today/Every Planet We Reach Is Dead 8:00
Track 104. Humility/Superfast Jellyfish (with De La Soul)/Ident-On Melancholy Hill 10:34
Track 105. El Manana/Magic City 8:06
Track 106. Strobelite (with Peven Everett)/Andromeda 9:23
51 mins

Disc 2
Track 201. Hollywood (with Jamie Principle)/Stylo (with Bootie Brown and Peven Everett) 9:47
Track 202. Sorcererz/Dirty Harry (with Bootie Brown)/Feel Good Inc (with De La Soul) 10:59
Track 203. Souk Eye/Lake Zurich 11:31
Track 204. Saturnz Barz 2:54
Track 205. Kids With Guns 4:56
Track 206. Clint Eastwood 5:17
46 mins

Click here to order The Now Now.

  1. 12 Responses to “GORILLAZ - ROCK AM RING, NURBURG 2018”

  2. THANKS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    Always good to hear Damon go ape.

    By John on Sep 16, 2019

  3. This ain’t shit . Been doin pretty good lately with the old classic rock shit . Now this . Big motherfuckin disappointment. Get back with the program and that means classic rock . Some Led Zep would hit the spot .

    By Derrick on Sep 16, 2019

  4. Also some fuckin Cactus ‘ Grand Funk and Steppenwolf .

    By Derrick on Sep 16, 2019

  5. Again, still not up my musical alley but I’m sure some people like it. Thanks to bigo for offering a variety of artists and genres.

    By Mark on Sep 16, 2019

  6. RIP Ric Ocasek 75 of The Cars.

    By ScarRad on Sep 16, 2019

  7. Apparently no one knows Eddie Money has passed . Or cares.R.I.P.

    By Tom on Sep 16, 2019

  8. Thanks Big O always appreciate some more Gorillaz
    Great quality too
    Fanxt!

    By swappers on Sep 16, 2019

  9. Excellente performance de GORILLAZ.
    Encore un grand du rock qui s’en est allé. RIP Ric. Et merde!
    Merci Big O pour tous ces concerts que vous postez.

    By Bernard (France) on Sep 17, 2019

  10. Derrick swappers et al dont know if you ever heard this jimmy rogers with Jimmy page robert plant mick jagger and clapton

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zbBDYgdmToY&list=PLcnE-prxqAlcIWKasSbYfOqFAHl0sAaGI

    By THE ANTICHRIST on Sep 17, 2019

  11. Wow! Appreciated, love some Jimmy Rogers (and Jimmie ‘THe Singing Brakeman’ Rodgers too!) but this is a line up and no mistake!
    Soon as I heard Paul Butterfield I’m GONE!
    Thanks!

    By swappers on Sep 17, 2019

  12. Correction apparently it is The Thunderbirds’ Kim Wilson on harmonica on ‘Blow Wind Blow’!
    The piano is it seems the legendary Johnnie Johnson too!
    great review here:
    http://georgegraham.com/reviews/jrogers.html

    once again, thanks
    and no, I hadn’t heard it before . . . . . . . . ;)

    By swappers on Sep 17, 2019

  13. Cheers again, Anti, looking forward to hearing this.

    By Brian Griffin on Sep 18, 2019

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