“Hey Ya!” is a song written and produced by André 3000 for his 2003 album The Love Below, part of the hip hop duo OutKast’s double album Speakerboxxx/The Love Below. “Hey Ya!” takes influence from funk, rap and rock music. Its music video features a live performance by a band, all eight of whose members are played by André 3000, that mimicks the Beatles’ 1964 performance on The Ed Sullivan Show. The song received praise from contemporary music critics, and won the award for Best Urban/Alternative Performance at the 46th Grammy Awards. His version of the song has also appeared on the soundtrack of Flight of the Phoenix (2004),
“Doncamatic” is a single by British alternative band Gorillaz. The track features British singer Daley. The single was released on 21 November 2010 via digital download, with a physical release following the next day.
For a time, amazon.co.uk listed a re-release of Plastic Beach including “Doncamatic” as a bonus track, but this was never released.The music video premiered worldwide on 15 November 2010 on Myspace. The video features a live-action Daley in a one-man submarine, on his journey to join Gorillaz and the rest of the collaborators on Plastic Beach.
“Feel Good Inc.” is a song by British virtual band Gorillaz. The song features De La Soul. The lyrical themes of the song revolve around isolation and escapism.
The song was the lead single from the band’s second studio album Demon Days on 16 January 2010. The single peaked at No. 2 in the United Kingdom and No. 14 in the United States. It also topped the Hot Modern Rock Tracks chart in the U.S. for eight consecutive weeks, a first for the band. This is the only song in Damon Albarn’s career to reach the top 40 on the Billboard Hot 100. It peaked in the top 10 in 17 countries, reaching No. 1 in Spain. The song was listed in Pitchfork Media and Rolling Stone’s Best Songs of the 2000s. The song won Best Pop Collaboration at the 2006 Grammy Awards.This song has surpassed “Clint Eastwood” to be Gorillaz’s most successful single worldwide. Popdose ranked it 24th on their list of 100 best songs of the decade.
“On Melancholy Hill” is the third single from British virtual band Gorillaz’ third studio album, Plastic Beach. The single was released on 26 July 2010. Pitchfork media ranked it at 152 on the top 200 songs of the decade so far. It was Number 9 on pongsocket.com’s list of best songs of 2010, 92 on jongmusic.com list of 100 best songs of 2010, and Number 5 on BBC America’s list of best British songs of 2010.
“Clint Eastwood” is a song by British virtual band Gorillaz, released as the first single from their self-titled debut album in March 2001. The song is named after the actor of the same name due to its similarity to the theme music of The Good, the Bad and the Ugly.
“Dare” is a song by British virtual band Gorillaz, taken as the second single from their second studio album, Demon Days. The track is sung by Noodle (voiced by Roses Gabor) with backing vocals from 2D and features vocals by Happy Mondays frontman Shaun Ryder.
It peaked at No. 1 in the UK Singles Chart in September 2005, becoming the band’s only UK No. 1.