I’m the kind of person who watches TV and screams at it all night long. And then I was watching it with him (Damon Albarn), and he’s kind of the same as me so one day we were watching the MTV and it was like ‘What’s with all this rubbish?! What is this manufacturated crap?!’ So we thought that we could do it a little better… but slightly different.
Jamie Hewlett, talking about how they came up with the idea of creating Gorillaz. Art source