Gorillaz debut first Plastic Beach video on YouTube March 2

Plastic Beach 2010 – “Stylo” the first music video from the Gorillaz’ forthcoming album Plastic Beach will make its international debut on YouTube at 5am GMT on March 2nd, 2010.

The video follows Gorillaz bass playing demigod Murdoc Niccals through a dangerous trip to the mainland from his new home on Plastic Beach – the namesake of the new record.

Something goes badly wrong and Murdoc, guitarist/Cyborg Noodle and vocalist 2D end up in a high speed car chase with a local cop and an unknown assailant. Cyborg Noodle’s circuits start failing and 2D fears for their lives as the gun toting bounty hunter draws ever closer…

Mighty Murdoc remembers, “Someone was chasing me through the desert! Luckily I had my camera crew following me and they captured it all on film, so I’ve cut it up and stuck it back together for my Stylo video! That’ll learn me not to leave the safe, toxic, isolated haven of Plastic Beach…”

Explore the place over at www.Gorillaz.com.

Naturally, the video is directed by Jamie Hewlett and produced by Cara Speller for Zombie Flesh Eaters, with live action through HSI Productions in Los Angeles, and animation by Passion Pictures in London.

Plastic Beach will be released by Parlophone in the UK on March 8; Stylo is available for download now.

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