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The Horrors Team Up With Gorillaz
Ben Hewitt , September 2nd, 2009 06:31

Goth rockers working with Damon

Damon Albarn has recruited Quietus favourites The Horrors to work on material for the new Gorillaz album.

Horrors bassist Rhys Webb told BBC 6 Music that Albarn had sent an email to the goth rockers asking for their help.

He said: "It was kind of a strange email saying, 'Would you guys be able to come down to my studio at some point?'

"We had no idea really what it was about but thought that would be great to go down there, have a chat, it would be nice to meet him.

Webb also revealed that Albarn was inspired to send the email after being impressed with their album Primary Colours, which was released earlier this year.

"We went down to the studio and he said, 'We're working on the new album and we've not collaborated with a guitar band before and your album is one of the most exciting things I've heard in a long time. Would you be up for working on a track?'", he said.

"They [Albarn and partner Jamie Hewlett] have always been diverse and experimental and I think as a band moving forwards, that's very much they way we approach music."

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