WATCH: Elton John Gets Animated For Gorillaz Song


Elton John lends his one-of-a-kind voice to “The Pink Phantom, a new track from Blur frontman Damon Albarn’s virtual band Gorillaz.

“I’ve always been a Gorillaz fan so when Damon reached out and asked me to get involved it was a no-brainer,” John wrote. “The way the song turned out is just great.”

The video, directed by Jamie Hewlett, features the 73-year-old singer in cartoon form at a piano.

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“The Pink Phantom” (which also features U.S. rapper 6BLACK) comes from Song Machine, Season One: Strange Timez, the seventh Gorillaz album, out Oct. 23. It also has collaborations with artists like Robert Smith of The Cure, Beck, St. Vincent and Peter Hook.

Watch the video for “The Pink Phantom” below:

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