The Nearer the Fountain, More Pure the Stream Flows is a “new, very personal piece” inspired by Albarn’s visits to Iceland over the last three decades.
“After this, poof. Done,” Albarn declared at The Netherlands’ Lowlands Festival.
“He doesn’t care,” Albarn remarked. “He’s just doing it to wind people up.”
From the project’s forthcoming EGOLI LP.
The Gorillaz bandleader brought dozens of Western and African musicians together for the project.
The British rocker says so-called selfie music is not sustainable” in our day and age.
The Britpop outfit performed “Tender”, “Song 2”, and the live debut of “Clover Over Dover”.
A full-length follow-up is due out this summer.
Performance clip was shot on iPhones and directed by bassist Paul Simonon.
Joe Cornish’s family-friendly take on the Arthurian legend has plenty of charm to go around.
Bassist Paul Simonon helps make sense of the poetry and pageantry of the latest great British album.
Damon Albarn and co. reckon with the ghosts of the past and Britain’s unsure future.