Damon Albarn - Benji Boko Wants Gorillaz Collaboration

0
0
Subscribe to Damon Albarn alerts

Benji Boko has his sights set on collaborating with Damon Albarn.

Following the release of his debut album, 'Beats, Treats, and all things Unique' in June - the dance musician is working on his ultimate musical goal of collaborating with the musician, wjho is a member of both Gorillaz and Blur.

He said: "I'd love to work with Damon Albarn and the Gorillaz - I haven't approached any of them yet because I'm not in a position for them to want to do that with me. I know that I'm not ready.

"I need to get a good remix and a really good album arsenal under my belt before I can do that because at the moment it feels like I don't have enough ammo. I need to get more ammo and then I'll be in a position to get to those people but I definitely set my goals high and if Damon is reading - he needs to get in touch!"

The producer has previously collaborated with a string of artists including Roots Manuva, Beardyman and Deuce Eclipse - but he counts his biggest accomplishment to date as getting vocalist Maxi Jazz from Faithless on his single 'Where My Heart Is'.

He added: "I wasn't star struck by Maxi. He's such a nice and normal guy so that made it easy. We just hung out for the day in the studio and went to watch the Formula One in Brighton - then went back to the studio and recorded before he drove back up to London.

"Since then I've been working on bits and bobs with him and we're hopefully doing a few more collaborations and remixes so it's all good."

Benji's debut album 'Beats Treats and All Things Unique' is out now.


Contactmusic

Tags: Damon Albarn - Beardyman - Blur - Faithless - Formula One - Gorillaz - Maxi Jazz - Roots Manuva

0
0
Subscribe to Damon Albarn alerts
Advertisement

More Damon Albarn

Our Guide To This Year's Mercury Music Prize Nominations

The 24th edition of the annual Barclaycard Mercury Prize is due to be held on Wednesday 29th October at London’s Roundhouse.Last week we brought you...

East India Youth is Smart Bet For 'Mercury Music Awards' 2014

The debut solo album from Damon Albarn has been nominated for the Barclaycard Mercury Music Prize 2014. The list of nominees - better than last...

Latitude Gratitude: Damon Albarn is Thankful of "Brave" Festival

Damon Albarn isn’t exactly a stranger to playing in front of huge crowds at some of the world’s biggest music festivals, so hearing him thank...

Blur Stage Mini Reunion at Latitude, Delight Audiences

The weather over the weekend may have been unpredictable, but there was one nice surprise in store for revellers at Latitude Festival when Damon Albarn...

Advertisement

Damon Albarn - Heavy Seas Of Love Ft. Brian Eno Video

'Heavy Seas of Love' featuring vocals from Brian Eno and The Leytonstone City Mission Choir is the newest single from Damon Albarn's recently released debut...

Damon Albarn - Heavy Seas Of Love Single Review

He's well-traversed in various genres of music, from his history with Britpop success Blur and experimental virtual project Gorillaz, to his collaborative African music project,...

No Heroin, But Damon Albarn Is Still Near His Creative Best With 'Everyday Robots'

Glamourizing drugs is a crime punishable by censorship and criticism, but Damon Albarn’s detractors – the ones who weren’t happy when he said heroin made...

Damon Albarn on Drug Abuse (Again): "I Found it Initially Very Agreeable"

Damon Albarn has already told us that heroin was a great source of creativity, for him anyway. And now he’s opened up on his days...

Advertisement

Comments

Damon Albarn Newsletter

Subscribe to this news alert service to receive news and reviews on Damon Albarn

Unsubscribe | Unsubscribe All