Gorillaz team up with The Cure’s Robert Smith on aptly-titled ‘Strange Timez’

Gorillaz have released the latest offering in their ongoing Song Machine series, “Strange Timez,” with The Cure‘s Robert Smith. Prior to the new track, the animated outfit released five tracks: “Momentary Bliss,” with slowthai and Salves, “Désolé,” with Fatoumata Diawar, “Aries,” with Peter Hook and Georgia, “Friday 13th,” with Octavian, and “Pac-Man” with Schoolboy Q. As the sixth Song Machine release, the aptly-titled “Strange Timez’ also marks the animated outfit’s first share of the full tracklist.

Along with this newest release, Gorillaz also announced the Song Machine full-length release date with the complete tracklist (see below). The entire project will take two forms, Song Machine: Season One – Strange Timez and a deluxe version of the LP, featuring collaborations with Beck, Elton John, 6lack, Leee John, St. Vincent, EarthGang, JPEGMAFIA, and more.

The project’s release date is currently set for October 23. The animated band also announced a Gorillaz live stream, Song Machine Live, which will take place on December 12-13 via LiveNow.

Gorillaz – Strange Timez ft. Robert Smith (Episode Six)

Song Machine: Season One – Strange Timez:

  1. Strange Timez [ft. Robert Smith]
  2. The Valley of The Pagans [ft. Beck]
  3. The Lost Chord [ft. Leee John]
  4. Pac-Man [ft. ScHoolboy Q]
  5. Chalk Tablet Towers [ft. St. Vincent]
  6. The Pink Phantom [ft. Elton John and 6LACK]
  7. Aries [ft. Peter Hook and Georgia]
  8. Friday 13th [ft. Octavian]
  9. Dead Butterflies [ft. Kano and Roxani Arias]
  10. Désolé (Extended Version) [ft. Fatoumata Diawara]
  11. Momentary Bliss [ft. slowthai and Slaves]

Song Machine: Season One – Strange Timez Deluxe:

  1. Strange Timez [ft. Robert Smith]
  2. The Valley of The Pagans [ft. Beck]
  3. The Lost Chord [ft. Leee John]
  4. Pac-Man [ft. ScHoolboy Q]
  5. Chalk Tablet Towers [ft. St. Vincent]
  6. The Pink Phantom [ft. Elton John and 6LACK]
  7. Aries [ft. Peter Hook and Georgia]
  8. Friday 13th [ft. Octavian]
  9. Dead Butterflies [ft. Kano and Roxani Arias]
  10. Désolé (Extended Version) [ft. Fatoumata Diawara]
  11. Momentary Bliss [ft. slowthai and Slaves]
  12. Opium [ft. EarthGang]
  13. Simplicity [ft. Joan as Police Woman]
  14. Severed Head [ft. GoldLink and Unknown Mortal Orchestra]
  15. With Love To An Ex [ft. Moonchild Sanelly]
  16. MLS [ft. JPEGMAFIA and CHAI]
  17. How Far? [ft. Tony Allen and Skepta]

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