Bobby Womack: ‘Damon Albarn is like Jimi Hendrix or Ray Charles’

Gorillaz guest vocalist full of praise for Albarn

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Bobby Womack has compared Damon Albarn to the likes of Jimi Hendrix and Ray Charles, both of whom he has worked with in the past.

Womack sang on recent Gorillaz single ‘Stylo’ and has been performing live with the band. Speaking of the hook up to The Sun, he explained that working with Albarn had reminded him of some of his previous studio partners.

“He’s the same way [Hendrix and Charles were]. He’s very creative and thinks way out there, trying things that people don’t try,” Womack said, adding that “working with Gorillaz was different” because “their ain’t no ego – these guys are cool”.

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