Plastic Beach is the third studio album by British virtual band Gorillaz. It was released on 3 March 2010 by Parlophone internationally and by Virgin Records in the United States. Conceived from an unfinished Gorillaz project called Carousel, the album was recorded from June 2008 to November 2009, and was produced primarily by group co-creator Damon Albarn. It features guest appearances by several artists including Snoop Dogg, Gruff Rhys, De La Soul, Bobby Womack, Mos Def, Lou Reed, Mick Jones, Mark E. Smith, Paul Simonon, Bashy, Kano, Little Dragon and the Hypnotic Brass Ensemble.
Plastic Beach debuted at number two on the UK Albums Chart, selling approximately 74,432 copies in its first week. It debuted at number two on the US Billboard 200 with 112,000 copies sold in its first week; it also charted within the top 10 in several other countries. Plastic Beach has sold 1.45 million copies worldwide.
Plastic Beach received mostly positive reviews, and was named one of the year's best albums by several critics. Comes with a cardboard strip in french language with new back cover folded over the regular UK CD+DVD edition (same catalog number). Gatefold sleeve. Edition Experience.