Review: Mellowness Becomes Gorillaz’ ‘The Fall’

Gorillaz, "The Fall"

No one could’ve predicted that 16 years after the release of Blur’s Parklife, that seminal Britpop album’s chief architect would tour U.S. arenas at the helm of a successful alt-electro cartoon band. But Gorillaz’s stateside popularity isn’t just a one-sided love affair for Damon Albarn; on The Fall, which was recorded on an Apple iPad during the band’s fall 2010 tour, he shows his elation at finally getting acquainted with America.

Read the full review at The A.V. Club, and this older Spin article on said tour.