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Guitar designed by Gorillaz to be auctioned for Brian Eno’s climate charity

The Cure's Robert Smith performed on the guitar at Gorillaz' free concert for NHS workers last summer

Guitar designed by Gorillaz' Jamie Hewlett to be auctioned for Brian Eno’s climate charity

A guitar design by Gorillaz' Jamie Hewlett and Damon Albarn will be sold at auction later this month. 

Currently owned by The Cure frontman and Gorillaz collaborator Robert Smith, the Guild S-200 T-Bird guitar will be auctioned off at a fundraiser for Brian Eno's climate change charity EarthPercent, NME reports. That'll take place on 20th October at the Bonhams Pop X Culture auction in London, where it's expected to raise about £5,000 to £7,000. 

The guitar was first seen on stage played by Robert Smith during Gorillaz' free concert for NHS workers at the O2 Arena last August.

"The funds raised will be redistributed in full to environmental and climate justice organisations tackling the planetary emergency," EarthPercent said about the auction. "Music can play a vital role in positive climate action and support like this, from such important artists (and their fans!), is a wonderful contribution to organisations doing the hard work on the frontline of this crisis."

Hewlett has a new art book coming out this November based on his TV show 'Phoo Action'.

Gorillaz' next album, 'Cracker Island', will be released next year, 23rd February. It'll feature collaborations with Tame Impala, Thundercat, Bad Bunny and Stevie Nicks. 

Watch a clip from the NHS concert of Smith performing Gorillaz' 'Demon Days' on the guitar.