Plastic Beach

Plastic Beach

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Updated Jan 28, 2020 at 08:16AM EST by 3kole5.

Added Aug 14, 2019 at 11:08AM EDT by Philipp.

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"Plastic Beach" is a song by the British virtual band Gorillaz. Released as a part of their album of the same name in March 2010, in August 2019 the song has been used in edits, usually played during the moments when a person is about to get hurt.


On March 3rd, 2010, British virtual band Gorillaz released its third studio album Plastic Beach.[1] The album included a total of 16 tracks, including a song of the same name.


On August 1st, 2019, Instagram user vw.mp4 posted a scene from the Family Guy episode "Extra Large Medium," with the song and the color balance effect used as the punchline (shown below).[2] The video gained over 60,300 views and 14,600 likes in two weeks.

In the following days, more Instagram users posted edits executed in a similar fashion, including notable versions by users pampam.mp4,[3] realstiffy[4] and pyro.kek.[5]

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[1] Wikipedia – Plastic Beach

[2] Instagram – vw.mp4's Post

[3] Instagram – pampam.mp4's Post

[4] Instagram – realstiffy's Post

[5] Instagram – pyro.kek's Post

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