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Humanz liner notes
 
01. INTRO: I SWITCHED MY ROBOT OFF
Narrated by Ben Mendelsohn

Contains portions of NASA spacecraft during launch sequence

02. ASCENSION

Written and performed by Gorillaz and Vince Staples
Additional vocals: The Humanz*
Recorded at Studio 13, Mission Sound, Brooklyn and 4220 Feng Shui Studios, Hollywood, CA
Additional engineering by Michael Law Thomas at 4220 Feng Shui Studios

03. STROBELITE

Written and performed by Gorillaz and Peven Everett
Additional vocals: The Humanz*
Additional keyboards: Peven Everett
Recorded at Studio 13 and Mission Sound

04. SATURNZ BARZ

Written and performed by Gorillaz and Popcaan
Additional vocals: The Humanz*
Recorded at Studio 13, Mission Sound and Geejam Studios, Port Antonio, Jamaica

[Although not mentioned in the liner notes, the sample "press the button to begin" in the intro of the song is taken from the Interactive Planetarium toy board]

05. MOMENTZ

Written and performed by Gorillaz and De La Soul
Additional vocals: Azekel and The Humanz*
Narration: Ben Mendelsohn
Synthesizers: Jean-Michel Jarre
Recorded at Studio 13, Mission Sound, Upstairs Studio, Atlanta and JM Jarre Studio, Paris
Additional engineering by Morgan Garcia at Upstairs Studio

06. INTERLUDE: THE NON-CONFORMIST OATH

Contains portions of the Steve Martin recording "A Wild And Crazy Guy"


07. SUBMISSION

Written and performed by Gorillaz, Danny Brown and Kelela
Additional vocals: Azekel and The Humanz*
Guitars: Graham Coxon
Recorded at Studio 13, Mission Sound and Copper Top, Michigan
Additional engineering by J.U.S.
Contains a sample from Jamie Principle's "Your Love"

08. CHARGER

Written and performed by Gorillaz and Grace Jones
Recorded at Studio 13
Additional engineering by Samuel Egglenton

09. INTERLUDE: ELEVATOR GOING UP

Narrated by Ben Mendelsohn


10. ANDROMEDA 
(for Ethel)
Written and performed by Gorillaz and D.R.A.M.
Additional vocals: Roses Gabor
Recorded at Studio 13

11. BUSTED AND BLUE

Written and performed by Gorillaz
Additional vocals: Kelela
Recorded at Studio 13

12. INTERLUDE: TALK RADIO

Narrated by Ben Mendelsohn


13. CARNIVAL

Written and performed by Gorillaz and Anthony Hamilton
Recorded at Studio 13

14. LET ME OUT

Written and performed by Gorillaz, Mavis Staples and Pusha T
Additional vocals: The Humanz*
Recorded at Studio 13 and Chicago Recording Company and Thomas Crown Studios in Virginia Beach
Additional engineering by Paul Bailey at Thomas Crown Studios

15. INTERLUDE: PENTHOUSE

Narrated by Ben Mendelsohn


16. SEX MURDER PARTY

Written and performed by Gorillaz, Jamie Principle and Zebra Katz
Recorded at Studio 13 and
Geejam Studios

17. SHE'S MY COLLAR

Written and performed by Gorillaz and
Kali Uchis
Recorded at Studio 13 and Mission Sound


18. INTERLUDE: THE ELEPHANT

Narrated by Ben Mendelsohn


19. HALLELUJAH MONEY

Written and performed by Gorillaz and Benjamin Clementine

Additional vocals: The Humanz*
Recorded at Studio 13 and Mission Sound


20. WE GOT THE POWER (VERSION 2:18:482)

Written and performed by Gorillaz and
Jehnny Beth
Additional vocals: Noel Gallagher and D.R.A.M.
Synthesizers: Jean-Michel Jarre
Recorded at Studio 13
and JM Jarre Studio


"Deluxe" edition bonus tracks:

21. INTERLUDE: NEW WORLD

Narrated by Ben Mendelsohn


22. THE APPRENTICE

Written and performed by Gorillaz, Rag'n'Bone Man, Zebra Katz and RAY BLK
Additional production by Fraser T Smith
Recorded at Studio 13
and Matrix Studios

23. HALFWAY TO THE HALFWAY HOUSE

Written and performed by Gorillaz and Peven Everett
Additional vocals: The Humanz*
Synthesizers: Jean-Michel Jarre
Additional keyboards: Peven Everett
Recorded at Studio 13, Mission Sound and JM Jarre Studio

24. OUT OF BODY

Written and performed by Gorillaz,
Kilo Kish, Zebra Katz and Imani Vonshà
Additional vocals: The Humanz*
Recorded at Studio 13, Mission Sound,
Geejam Studios, 4220 Feng Shui Studios and Kish's Castle, Los Angeles, CA
Additional engineering by Michael Law Thomas at 4220 Feng Shui Studios and Kish's Castle

25. TICKER TAPE

Written and performed by Gorillaz,
Carly Simon and Kali Uchis
Additional keyboards: Cheick Tidiane Seck
Recorded at Studio 13, Mission Sound,
JM Jarre Studio and Hot Tin Roof Studios on Martha's Vineyard
Additional engineering by Ben Taylor and Wes Maebe at Hot Tin Roof Studios

26. CIRCLE OF FRIENDZ

Written and performed by Gorillaz
Featured vocals by Brandon Markell Holmes and The Humanz*
Recorded at Studio 13 and Mission Sound



* The Humanz are: Rasul A-Salaam, Starr Busby, Melanie J-B Charles, Drea D'Nur, Giovanni James, Marcus Anthony Johnson, Janelle Kroll, Brandon Markell Holmes and Imani Vonshà

 
Produced by Gorillaz, The Twilite Tone of D/\P and Remi Kabaka. Production consultant Fraser T Smith.

Mixed by Stephen Sedgwick at Studio 13.

Mastered by John Davis at Metropolis.

Engineered by Stephen Sedgwick. Assisted by Samuel Egglenton at Studio 13 - 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 10, 11, 13, 14, 16, 17, 19, 20, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26. Assisted by KT Pipal at Mission Sound, Brooklyn - 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 17, 19, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26. Assisted by Casey Cuyao at 4220 Feng Shui Studios, Hollywood, CA - 2. Assisted by Alex Baez and Jonathan Lackey at Chicago Recording Company - 14. Assisted by Manon Grandjean at Matrix Studios - 22.

Artwork and design by J.C. Hewlett with assistance from LuckyMe Studios.

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