12 Facts You May Not Have Known About Gorillaz [Music Week]
Everyone loves trivia about their favorite animated features and series, but with over 100 years of animation history behind us right now, there’s always some new obscure fact to learn. That’s why ComicsAlliance is going deep into the minutiae of your favorite names in cartoons in this continuing video series. You think you know cartoons? Well, here’s a few things you might not know!
Hey, gang, it's Music Week, so today we're taking a look at the most popular cartoon band of all time, the Gorillaz! Now, you might think the most popular cartoon band ever might be Alvin and the Chipmunks or Josie and the Pussycats or even the California Raisins, but no! It's Guinness Book official and everything. The most popular cartoon band of all time is the creation of Blur frontman Damon Albarn and Tank Girl co-creator Jamie Hewlett, who together have created multi-platinum albums and a multi-media franchise of books, cartoons, music videos, and stage shows based around the virtual band.
- Heyyyyy, how about some albums with that good good music? Here's the self-titled album, here's Demon Days, here's Plastic Beach, here's The Fall.
- Oh, you're into deeper cuts? Here's G-Sides, here's D-Sides.
- But you might want those sweet videos, cartoon shorts and documentaries, too, right? Then you want Phase One: Celebrity Take Down and Phase Two: Slowboat to Hades.
Check out some installments of our other video series below, and let us know which cartoon series you think we should cover next in You Think You Know Cartoons?