Gorillaz have shared the latest single in their ongoing Song Machine series. The new song is called “How Far?” and features Skepta as well as Tony Allen , the late drummer and Afrobeat pioneer who passed away earlier this week. “The track was written and recorded with Skepta in London just before lockdown and is being shared immediately as a tribute to the spirit of a great man, Tony Allen,” according to a press release. Check that out below.
Allen and Gorillaz mastermind Damon Albarn were longtime friends and collaborators, playing together in the supergroup The Good, the Bad and the Queen. In , Albarn made an appearance on Allen’s album The Source .
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