Gorillaz are teasing a new project. They’ve shared a 20-second clip called “Song Machine Theme Tune” on various social media and streaming platforms along with the caption “The Machine has been switched on.” Clicking the link provided prompts fans to “subscribe now for the next episode (snooze you lose)” of something called Gorillaz Present Song Machine | Season One.
— gorillaz (@gorillaz) January 28, 2020
On Thursday, Gorillaz are set to premiere a new single featuring slowthai and Slaves on Annie Mac’s BBC Radio 1 show. Their last album, The Now Now, came out in 2018.
— theversion.co.uk (@TheVersion) January 24, 2020
UPDATE: Gorillaz have now officially announced Song Machine. Turns out it’s a series of singles that will be released throughout the year. Each “episodes” — aka song — will be accompanied by “Machine Bitez,” short conversations between the cartoon band members and real life collaborators. The first episode is “Momentary Bliss,” featuring slowthai and Slaves, out tomorrow.