Damon Albarn's animated group have officially announced Humanz will be released on 28 April (17), and it will also feature collaborations with Popcaan, Pusha T, De La Soul, and Anthony Hamilton.

The album will be the fictional group's first album since 2010's The Fall.

Gorillaz have a long history of working with eclectic stars - their past tracks have featured The Clash stars Mick Jones and Paul Simonon, late soul legend Bobby Womack, and Mos Def.

News of the band's new album was released on Thursday (23Mar17), Albarn's 49th birthday.

The group will play the new tracks from the album live at a secret London show on Friday (24Mar17).

Details will be released to fans hours before the band takes the stage.