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De La Soul and Bobby Womack confirmed for Gorillaz UK tour


Story by Jack Foley

FEATUREDd artists De La Soul and Bobby Womack have confirmed they are set to join Gorillaz on-stage for their upcoming tour of the UK and Ireland.

Also confirmed to appear at the November dates are Hypnotic Brass, Kano, Bashy, Little Dragon, Roses Gabor, Bootie Brown, Shaun Ryder and Mark E Smith.

The tour includes a triple bill, with support from Special Guests – both De La Soul and Little Dragon throughout.

Performed by Damon Albarn, Mick Jones, Paul Simonon and the Gorillaz band, the live show will feature songs from all three albums (Gorillaz, Demon Days and Plastic Beach) and will include full production, with video animation, artwork and film as designed by Jamie Hewlett.

Gorillaz are on the cover of this month’s GQ magazine, and were in attendance at the GQ Men Of The Year Awards at the Royal Opera House in Covent Garden to receive an award for Band Of The Year.

View the tour trailer here

The Gorillaz Escape To Plastic Beach UK Tour dates are (all November 2010):

11 – Dublin O2
12 – Manchester Arena
14 – London O2 Arena
16 – London O2 Arena
17 – Birmingham NIA
18 – Brighton Centre

Tickets are on sale now.