Touring in support of their fifth album "Humanz, " Gorillaz long awaited return to Los Angeles was everything fans hoped for and more. The band is made up of Damon Albarn, known for leading the band Blur, and visual artist Jamie Hewlett. Together they create the virtual group fronted by animated characters named 2-D, Murdoc Niccals, Noodle and Russel Hobbs.
For the show at the Forum, the set naturally revolved around the animated characters. Cleverly produced videos of the characters played on a giant screen, at the back of the stage, and synchronized with each song. Each video felt like a movie, showcasing each character going on a little adventures. The night felt like a soulful fun dance party. Each song consisted of a fun guest star. Just to name a few, show opener and rapper Vince Staples popped out during the energetically contagious "Ascension , Peven Everett for “Strobelite,” and D.R.A.M. for galactic themed “Andromeda.”
In total, the band performed an astonishing 28-song set. The band's most beloved singles "Feel Good Inc" and "Clint Eastwood" were the most anticipated and did not disappoint. Everyone in the venue was screaming along to the lyrics. All in all, Gorillaz know how to entertain a crowd with their guest stars, soulful choir and vibrant music.