Lou Reed, Mos Def To Join Gorillaz



Onstage, that
is… get a look at all of those other guest stars!


By Blurt Staff


Gorillaz have confirmed that Lou Reed and Mos Def will join them
for one night only performances at the October 8 stop of the Escape To Plastic
Beach tour at New York’s Madison Square

On October 7, the day before Gorillaz’ Madison Square
Garden debut, the band
will make its first ever visit to the Late Show with David Letterman.

The two additional special guests at the Garden date will appear along with De
La Soul, Little Dragon, Bobby Womack and other touring guests of the Gorillaz Plastic Beach
band which features Mick Jones and Paul Simonon of the Clash. Those attending
the once in a lifetime Madison Square Garden extravaganza can expect Reed to
take center stage on “Some Kind Of Nature” and Mos Def to man the mic
for “Sweepstakes,” reprising their already classic turns on Gorillaz’
Plastic Beach, currently in its 28th week on the U.S. Top 200 and recently
voted #1 record of 2010 thus far by NPR’s listenership.

Mos Def will also perform with Gorillaz at the tour’s October 10 stop at Camden NJ’s Susquehanna Bank
Center and at the October 11 date at
the Patriot Center
in Washington DC.

The full list of currently confirmed guests of the Gorillaz Plastic Beach band
is as follows (more to be announced if/when confirmed):

Lou Reed (NYC only)
Mos Def (NYC, Camden and DC only)
Hypnotic Brass Ensemble
Little Dragon
De La Soul
Bobby Womack
Roses Gabor
Bootie Brown
Miho Hatori (to appear in Los Angeles and NYC only)


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