"I did it because there's a lot of time that you just spend staring at walls essentially. And it was a fantastic way of doing it," he said. "I found working in the day, whether it's in the hotel or in the venue, it was a brilliant way of keeping myself well."
Albarn said that the album might see a physical release in 2011 and is "like a diary" of the tour. Certainly many of the song titles namecheck American locales that Gorillaz visited on their recent trek. "I literally wrote everything on the day in each place and there's a strange sort of sound of America and its musical traditions that comes through," he said. "It feels like a journey through America." full track list
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