November 19, 2011

NEW GORILLAZ SONG for February 2012 release

The band have signed up for Converse's 'Three Artists. One Song' series! 

Gorillaz have announced that they will be recording a new track in February next year as part of the Converse shoe company's 'Three Artists. One Song' series. 

The series has brought together rapper Soulja BoyAndrew WK and Matt And Kim to record a collaboration and also saw Graham CoxonPaloma Faith and ex-The Coralguitarist Bill Ryder-Jones collaborate to record a track together in 2010. 

The track will come out to coincide with the release of a new collection of Converseshoes, which have been created in association with Gorillaz and feature a heel tab by the band's design guru Jamie Hewlett

The band will also host a special club night next month. The night, which is under the name Gorillaz Sound System, will be held at London's 100 Club on December 1. 

To find out more information, to view the range of shoes and for more details about the night, visit

Meanwhile, Gorillaz will be releasing a career-spanning compilation to celebrate their ten-year anniversary later this month. 'The Singles Collection: 2001-2011' is due out on November 28.

Source and article from: NME Magazine 

February 2, 2011

Graham Coxon teams up with Converse for new single

Well, it looks like Graham Coxon has been up to different things other than writing soundtracks! He teamed up with many artists for the Converse campaign to collaborate on a new single.

This is all part of Converse’s year-long campaign, launched with the release of the track that celebrates the UK music scene and continues the iconic footwear brand’s commitment as a catalyst for freedom of expression and underlining its longstanding connection with music.

The shoe brand is spending a full year recognizing UK music and the effort will bring together two different collaborations.

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This week Converse released “Didn’t Know What Love Was” an original music collaboration between Bernard Sumner from New Order and Joy DivisionAlexis Taylor and Joe Goddardof Hot Chip and Hot City.

The second collaboration will see Graham Coxon (Blur) and Paloma Faith & Bill Rider Jones (the Coral). The single should be released during February 2011, which means sometime this month!

Meanwhile during our wait, why not look at the latest Graham photo shoot session for Converse.

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