British trip-hop pioneers Massive Attack will play a concert in Moscow Friday night to promote their long-awaited new album, Heligoland, released in February seven years after their last recording.
The concert, part of the group's world tour, will also feature British soul singer Martina Topley-Bird. Known for her work with trip-hop artist Tricky, Topley-Bird contributed vocals to several songs on Massive Attack's new album.
Fifteen giant screens will be used to relay the group's performance during the concert, Svetlana Podenok, a spokeswoman for concert organisers A1 music television channel, told AFP.
Founded in 1988, Massive Attack is known for its experimental electronic music style, blending jazz, rock, hip-hop and even classical music.
The group's music has appeared on soundtracks for films including The Matrix, Blade II and Moulin Rouge, as well as on US television series House.Reuse content