What inspired the album artwork for the Great Escape?
Albarn: We go quite deep down once we’re enthusiastic about that. It’s fairly a pro-longed course of. All the imagery on The Great Escape is predicated across the kind of belongings you see in those in-flight magazines they've on planes. You already know, it’s type of a vacuous utopia….on one aspect it’s the studious, clean-shaven workplace individuals, and on the entrance it’s all fairly sinister as a result of there’s someone diving off a ship; work exhausting and play exhausting. That’s why we put it there. If individuals see it our means, then nice, and in the event that they don’t, then fuck ‘em.”