Friends, we need to talk about Gorillas.
No, sorry, we need to talk about Gorillaz. The band. You remember them, right? First release of their self-titled album in 2001? Yeah, you know ‘em.
You know Gorillaz. You know that they’re a “fake” band created by Jamie Hewlett and Damon Albarn. You know that 19-2000 rocked your socks. You know that their newer stuff just isn’t as good as the old jams. You know a long list of small facts about Gorillaz. But have you taken the time to look at what picture is painted by all this knowing?
I’ve been thinking on this for a while, and the more I think on it, the more I’m convinced that Gorillaz is satire.
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