Plastic Beach

Plastic Beach

by GorillazGorillaz

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Overview

Delivered five years after the delicate whimsical melancholy of Demon Days, Gorillaz's Plastic Beach is an explicit sequel to its predecessor, picking up in the dystopian future where the last album left off, its music offering a grand expansion of Demon Days, spinning off its cameo-crammed blueprint. A common thread among these tracks is they find Damon Albarn ceding the spotlight to his fellow musicians, preferring to be the puppetmaster behind the curtain, and Plastic Beach works best when he's finding hidden strengths within his guests. The album accentuates moody texture over pop hooks, and Plastic Beach is the first Gorillaz album to play like a cartoon soundtrack -- which isn't a bad thing, because as Albarn grows as a composer, he crafts richly detailed collages that are miniature marvels.

Product Details

Release Date: 03/09/2010
Label: Wb / Parlophone
UPC: 0603497913343
catalogNumber: 791334
Rank: 2236

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Gorillaz   Primary Artist
Bobby Womack   Vocals

Technical Credits

Lou Reed   Composer
Snoop Dogg   Composer
De La Soul   Composer
Mark E. Smith   Composer
Gruff Rhys   Composer
Mos Def   Composer
Jason Cox   Engineer
Gorillaz   Composer,Producer
Yukimi Nagano   Composer
Zombie Flesh Eaters   Artwork
Ted Chung   Engineer
J.C. Hewlett   Artwork
Kano   Composer
Bashy   Composer
Chris Jackson   Engineer
Stephen Sedgwick   Programming,Engineer
Josh Shultz   Engineer

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