The most successful moments in Gorillaz’ enviable five-studio-album career have always come as eclectic pairings with the greats of the music world.

Such collaborations have included Bobby Womack’s back-from-the-R&B-graveyard performance on “Stylo,” Ibrahim Ferrer’s Cuban-crooning on “Latin Simone,” the juxtaposition of Roots Manuva and Martina Topley-Bird on “All Alone,” and the effervescent presence that is De La Soul on “Feel Good Inc.,” “Superfast Jellyfish” and “Momentz.”

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