- Humanz

Gorillaz - Humanz
CRITIC SCORE
76
Based on 5 reviews
2017 Rank: #78 / 221
USER SCORE
63
Based on
36 ratings

WHAT DO YOU THINK?
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CRITIC REVIEWS

80
Clash

They have created their most youthful album yet; a vibrant record which paints a picture of the near future so vivid it seems convincingly real.

80
NME

The lawless, world-altering scenario ‘Humanz’ presents us with is not a poorly attended inauguration but a massive, cross-genre party, composed largely on an iPad by Albarn and illustrated by his mate Jamie Hewlett.

80
The Independent

Though by no means as complete and satisfying as Demon Days or Plastic Beach, there are enough intriguing moments to make Humanz a worthy addition to Gorillaz’s cartoon universe.

80
Exclaim!
70
Loud and Quiet

‘Humanz’ is largely an impressive showcase of how Albarn’s eclectic tastes are something he’s more than capable of harnessing and tying together with intelligence and nuance.

67
Consequence of Sound

With a bit more focus, Humanz could have been an essential part of Gorillaz’s narrative. Instead, it’s a scatterbrained frenzy of emotion — which is what’s to be expected of anything immersing itself in the chaotic, logic-free nonsense of the world post-election.

tom_galactic
NR
To those people reviewing this album based on the vinyl rip... seriously?

It sounds SO BAD. Even after the EQ "fixes" there is no channel separation, the soundstage is garbage, and the frequency range is completely shot.

I know that there is enough there to get a decent idea, but I've seen people say how "flat" or "lifeless" it sounds, and NO SHIT. IT SOUNDS LIKE IT WAS RIPPED WITH A GOD DAMN SOUP CAN.

I'm a for sure a Gorillaz stan, and based on the leak i'm ... read more
plankocean
35
This album is gonna fucking suck lol

Edit: meh.

Edit 2: Yeah I was right
EMR
57
Gorillaz' highly-anticipated new studio LP brings Damon Albarn's hyper-dynamic project under a new light. Humanz is an incredibly shimmery, colorful album that translates the virtual band's past ethos into a brand new kaleidoscope of vibrant bits and scattered pieces. The record is everywhere. Literally. Whereas Plastic Beach delivered a five-star guestlist that ultimately opened the way for multiple interpretations and points of view in the band's already plural vision, Humanz feels like a ... read more
GoldenChords
39
Let's be honest: this doesn't sound like a Gorillaz album. What I mean?, you may question. The majority of the songs are just a random artist featuring Damon Albarn, and the ones that aren't don't have any kind of personality. What are you telling me? Gorillaz is trying to create an album in response to the problems of the world, and therefore, politically charged?

The last time I enjoyed an album of the band was when their music was nothing more than a mockery towards social problems and ... read more
Pitchkrof
NR
this shit wack niqqa pls go back to being monkeyz n shit
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DETAILS

April 28, 2017 / Release Date
LP / Format
Parlophone / Label
Electropop / Genres
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Track List
  1. Intro: I Switched My Robot Off
  2. Ascension (Feat. Vince Staples)
  3. Strobelite (Feat. Peven Everett)
  4. Saturnz Barz (Feat. Popcaan)
  5. Momentz (Feat. De La Soul)
  6. Interlude: The Non-conformist Oath
  7. Submission (Feat. Danny Brown & Kelela)
  8. Charger (Feat. Grace Jones)
  9. Interlude: Elevator Going Up
  10. Andromeda (Feat. D.R.A.M.)
  11. Busted And Blue
  12. Interlude: Talk Radio
  13. Carnival (Feat. Anthony Hamilton)
  14. Let Me Out (Feat. Mavis Staples & Pusha T)
  15. Interlude: Penthouse
  16. Sex Murder Party (Feat. Jamie Principle & Zebra Katz)
  17. She’s My Collar (Feat. Kali Uchis)
  18. Interlude: The Elephant
  19. Hallelujah Money (Feat. Benjamin Clementine)
  20. We Got The Power (Feat. Jehnny Beth)
Contributions By
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Added on: March 23, 2017