New Gorillaz VR Video Breaks YouTube Record
Gorillaz have put their new 360 animated visual for new track Saturnz Barz (Spirit House) on YouTube, breaking all previous records for the biggest debut of a Virtual Reality video
Directed by Jamie Hewlett, the trippy video is produced by Cara Speller with Passion Pictures Animation in collaboration with Google Spotlight Stories. Watch the six-minute film for yourself via the player below.
The animated band, engineered by Damon Albarn and Jamie Hewlett, have released full details of their fifth album, Humanz, and the new VR video serves as a real psychedelic treat for every Gorillaz fan.
The video achieved more than 3m views in its first 48 hours of going live on YouTube and has now been watched over 5m times! The regular, non-VR version of the video has now been viewed nearly 15 million times.
Watch the record-breaking VR video for yourself – below