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Along with all those big names, there are a few others you won’t find on the track list (though they may be credited elsewhere later on). Oasis’ Noel Gallagher is featured on “We Got the Power” with Jehnny Beth, which, to anyone who remembers the Britpop wars of the ’90s well, will come as a bizarre delight. “At one point this song had Graham, Noel, and me on it, and it was sort of heading slightly in the wrong direction. It was becoming almost retro in its sort of spirit and way too rocky for this record so I kind of stripped it right back down again,” he told Radio X. “I can stay in the game for at least another 18 months, I reckon,” he says.
They’ve also got to be able to get on with Albarn’s style of darkness or go home: “I don’t just work with people, it’s only if we’ve got that connection.” uncredited ones. And those who couldn’t make it were digitally present in the form of footage that leaked. That reportedly includes even Noel Gallagher and Graham Coxon. (Albarn himself reportedly told fans that tour rehearsals were underway.) It’s since been announced that they’ll be headliners for San Francisco’s Outside Lands Festival this year. The night after announcing the album, they played a sold-out secret show in London where Gorillaz performed Humanz in full with almost every collaborator on the album.Blur and Oasis famously feuded for years — Gallagher once publicly wished that Albarn and Blur bassist Alex James would “catch AIDS and die” — but the past is behind them. Gallagher went on to recant that comment and, a few years ago, he and Albarn declared a ceasefire.