Is David Bowie Set To Collab With Gorillaz?

7 December 2015, 15:11 | Updated: 11 May 2017, 17:03

David Bowie Gorillaz image

Animator Jamie Hewlett posted a picture of the icon with a Gorillaz twist.

Gorillaz have confirmed a new album for 2016, and co-founder Jamie Hewlett has set tongues wagging by posting a picture of David Bowie on his Instagram.

The picture, captioned "Bad David" sees an iconic picture of the star, merged with Gorillaz-esque features, causing fans to speculate about a possible collaboration.


Bad David

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The illustrator also posted new look images of the cartoon band for his followers, showing noodle, Russell and 2D.


#Gorliiaz #Russel

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Not all fans were impressed by the images though, with one claiming he'd "ruined" the angelic side of the band, with a pic of Noodle smoking below.


#Noodle painting collage

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Meanwhile, Damon Albarn has said fans can expect a "fast" and "energetic" comeback album from his co-created band.