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Gorillaz’s ‘Cracker Island’ debuts at #1 on UK Official Albums Chart

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Gorillaz‘s new album, Cracker Island, has debuted at #1 on the U.K.’s Official Albums Chart.

“Never in doubt, really,” cartoon member Murdoc Niccals tells of the accomplishment. “Not only was this foretold in the prophecies, we have the greatest fans in the cosmos! Plus, an army of Cracker Island crack teams all over the world doing their bit for the cause.”

Cracker Island is the second Gorillaz album to hit #1 across the pond, following 2005’s Demon Days. On the Billboard 200, Gorillaz has reached as high as #2 with 2010’s Plastic Beach and 2017’s Humanz.

Gorillaz released Cracker Island last Friday. It includes collaborations with artists including Tame Impala, Beck, Stevie Nicks, Bad Bunny and Thundercat. The expanded deluxe version of Cracker Island also features a song with Gorillaz’s “Feel Good Inc.” collaborators De La Soul.

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