Gorillaz in their midst … Syria welcomes Damon Albarn’s band to Damascus. Photograph: Guardian/John Wreford

Gorillaz in their midst ... Syria welcomes Damon Albarn's band to Damascus. Photograph: Guardian/John Wreford

Arabian heights: Gorillaz stage historic gig in Syria

The biggest western act to play Damascus, Damon Albarn’s band avoid Glastonbury mistakes for a rapturous welcome