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More Info:Five years on from the release of Demon Days, Murdoc Niccals and co. return with Plastic Beach. The band have taken up residence, recording on a secret floating island deep in the South Pacific, a Plastic Beach HQ, made up of the detritus, debris and washed up remnants of humanity. This Plastic Beach is the furthest point from any landmass on Earth; the most deserted spot on the planet.
''Plastic Beach'' is the third studio album by English virtual band Gorillaz, released 3 March 2010 on Parlophone and Virgin Records. Conceived from an unfinished Gorillaz project called ''Carousel'', the album was recorded during June 2008 to November 2009 and produced primarily by group co-creator Damon Albarn. It features guest appearances by several artists, including Snoop Dogg, Gruff Rhys, Bobby Womack, Mos Def, Lou Reed, Mick Jones, Mark E. Smith, Paul Simonon, Kano, and the Hypnotic Brass Ensemble. Primarily a pop album, ''Plastic Beach'' contains lyrics concerning consumerism and ecology-related themes.
The album debuted at number two on the UK Albums Chart, selling 74,000 copies in its first week. In the United States, it debuted at number two on the ''Billboard'' 200 with first-week sales of 112,000 copies, and it also charted within the top-ten in several other countries. Upon its release, ''Plastic Beach'' received generally positive reviews from most music critics. - Wikipedia