The group, created by “Blur” star Damon Albarn and artist Jamie Hewlett, was apparently approached by Perry. She expressed her desire to collaborate with them on a song for their new album “Plastic Beach”.
“Katy Perry has been after a guest spot for ages and I tried to turn her down,”contactmusic.com quoted bassist Murdoc Niccals as saying.
“No, I couldn’t work with the woman while she’s got Russell Brand all over her.”
While other guest collaborators included Lou Reed, Snoop Dogg and Barry Gibb, and Murdoc who claim it was a delight to work with them.
Gorillaz new album “Plastic Beach” will be releasing March 8.