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Gorillaz are back, artist Jamie Hewlett confirms

02 February 2015, 16:32 | Written by Laurence Day

Gorillaz's co-creator, artist and designer Jamie Hewlett has confirmed that the groundbreaking animated alt. hip-hop outfit are returning.

In quite what capacity, the world's still fairly unsure. He began uploading some concept art to his Instagram account, and when asked if this was a harbinger of the return of 2D, Noodle, Russell and Murdoc, he succinctly replied "Yes. Gorillaz Returns."

According to Stereogum, Albarn was preparing new music for a 2016 release, so this all makes a lot of sense. 2016 may be ambitious however, with Albarn working on his new music,

Gorillaz last released a record - The Fall - in 2011.

While we're waiting on more concrete details, check out the video for "Stylo".

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