Promoting the release of Rise of the Ogre in 2006, Murdoc and 2D appeared on an audio interview with The Times (a UK national newspaper). Phase 2 was a wonderful time for having the characters “come alive” so to speak — with their various radio show appearances, recordings such as We Are the Dury, a shared stage with Madonna…
Phil Cornwell and Nelson de Freitas are at their best in this interview; there are a lot of laughs, good improv, and there’s lots of lore explained, taken directly from RotO. I love when Phil loses it, but still manages to keep his laughter in character with Murdoc.
Gorillaz Wiki has the transcripts for just part 1 and 2 of the interview listed on their site:
However, you can listen to all three parts below: