Gorillaz at Comerica Theatre

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Gorillaz

Twelve years ago Damon Albarn and Jamie Hewlett decided to create a cartoon band. The concept was to separate celebrity from pop music. This was the perfect vehicle for someone like Albarn, who is probably best known as the front man for Brit pop legends Blur. While Hewlett handled the animation Albarn would be able to create the music and save himself the headache of touring, press interviews, and the tabloids. And while the Gorillaz have performed one off shows here and there in the past it was usually with Albarn and company hidden on stage while Hewlett's cartoon creations 2-D, Murdoch, Noodle, and Russell took center stage...full story
PHOTOS BY LUKE HOLWERDA

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