Another week, another new single from Gorillaz. Since the animated band announced that a new album titled The Now Now was coming later this month, they’ve shared a steady string of singles. So far, things have sounded like a nice departure from last year’s Humanz. And this new song they’ve shared might be the brightest indication of a new direction. It’s also the best of the singles released so far.
“Fire Flies” follows in the electronic-heavy soundscape of previous new singles, but things are much moodier this time out. We get some some great vocal work from Damon Albarn, whose voice melts into the warbling atmosphere. It may be little on the hooky side, but its spacey sound will draw you in with ease. Give it a listen below.
The Now Now is out June 29. Pre-order it now now.