Don’t forget Gorillaz fans, Jamie Hewlett exist! He made all you’re favorite band members come to life in the music videos, shorts, ect! He continues drawing them countless times and works day and night to give you new content with the band members! So please appreciate him!!! ❤❤❤
The characters, the music, the writing, the art, shipping, fanart, thoughts, feelings, etc… It can be really negative sometimes.
And I’m sure it can be pretty scary, especially for newer, younger fans, considering there’s even been death threats involved.
It can be super upsetting, and some people have dropped out of the fandom or deleted their blogs, or even straight up avoided the band, which is an awful shame.
But…. I still really like the fandom.
It’s actually a lot better than other fandoms, which can be even worse, (not going to mention any, but boy are there a lot) and oftentimes it’s a really lovely, funny community.
Not all the time.
But I still see others making such amazing, lovely posts, and so many fans getting so, so excited for what Gorillaz are doing, myself included.
The fact that we can all come together to love and appreciate a band that was formed in 1998, is really brilliant.
Fans that have been with Gorillaz since the very beginning, or fans that have only known them for a week… We’re all coming together to express our happiness and excitement for a group that has really helped people out.
There are fans that keep staying ALIVE, because Gorillaz get them through shit, and help them keep going throughout the really rubbish days.
And in a way, we’re helping each other, by being supportive and coming together and getting hyped and making gorgeous artwork and coming up with fantastic headcanons and creating a sometimes hilarious, kind, fun, crazy and lovely fandom.
Again, it’s usually a mess.
There are constant fights and disgusting displays of negativity scattered about.
But, I think we should focus more on the side of the fandom that makes us smile, and laugh, and discuss, and create, and love, and inspire.
Because whether you like the music, or the story, or the art, or a bit of everything- you’re a part of such a strange and unique fandom, and you’re equally a part of a strange and unique band.
I don’t know.
I just think us all coming together to love and support Gorillaz, and each other, is fucking delightful, and despite everything, I’m glad I’m a part of it.
I love so many of you guys, and I’ve met so many wonderful people because of this fandom.
It’s far from perfect, and it can be really awful, but it still somehow continues to make me smile and make the bad days not seem so bad, and I’m really grateful for that.
I know it sounds super cheesy, but it’s true.
Gorillaz, and all the fans contributing to it, make me so happy sometimes.
Sorry this is so long lolol, I just wanted to get it out there. 😂
I appreciate so many of you, and I’m positive Gorillaz do too. ❤️
And to be even more cheesy, I’m gonna quote We Got The Power from Humanz. 😂
“We got the power to be loving each other, no matter what happens. We’ve got the power to do that!” ❤️❤️❤️❤️
appreciate 17 year old patrick stump who wanted to be a musician more than anything appreciate van days patrick stump appreciate patrick stump who talked pete back into the band appreciate reluctant front man patrick stump appreciate ‘I’d rather be the drummer’ patrick stump appreciate patrick stump when he was chubby and awkward appreciate patrick stump who wasn’t cool and wasn’t hardly anyones favourite member appreciate dorky patrick stump appreciate sideburns patrick stump appreciate patrick stump who put his heart into everything he did appreciate forgotten patrick stump appreciate unconfident patrick stump appreciate patrick stump who was distraught at the idea people would come to a concert just to hate an album appreciate patrick stump who created an amazing album that was brushed off as ‘the worst thing fall out boy have ever done’ appreciate the contributions patrick stump has made to fall out boy appreciate depressed suicidal patrick stump appreciate that soul punk wasn’t just a good album because ‘he got hot’ appreciate that pre hiatus patrick stump was not a fetish appreciate that patrick stump was just as important pre hiatus appreciate under appreciated patrick stump appreciate that patrick stump was an incredible, kind, caring, passionate person and musician before he lost weight appreciate that losing weight shouldn’t be the focus on patrick stump appreciate what a great musician patrick stump is appreciate that he always has been appreciate pre hiatus appreciate patrick stump
Headcanon that the Sanders Sides listen to Welcome to Night Vale together.
-Logan because podcasts are his “favorite band.” -Prince Roman appreciates the creativity of the writing. -Morality just waits for news about Khoshekh and squeals over Cecilos. -Anxiety likes the surrealist humor, conspiracy theories mentioned, cryptids, and the Gothic, dark undertones.
summary: “they said the price of love is loss, but still we pay. we love anyway”
| part i: he called you thunder |
“The first time you saw Chanyeol, you were in the haze of utter annoyance because of your brother – so much that you didn’t even notice that Chanyeol was wearing nothing other than a black boxer when you stormed into the apartment.”
So, drumline practice started back up last week at a school I’m near (as in, I live so close I can hear them) and so every evening I’ll just sit on my front porch and listen to them whenever I can, tears streaming down my face because to me there’s no better sound than a marching band.
*inhales* what a beautiful day *exhales* to remind everyone that drummers are seriously underappreciated and that people should really acknowledge that they’re literally the most important member of any band ever.