The lineup of characters is:
2D (3) - Lead singer, keyboards, additional instruments. Gained his nickname from injuries he sustained in a car accident (vocals performed by Damon Albarn).
Murdoc Niccals - Bassist, additional instruments. Sold his soul and middle name to the devil for the band's success.
Noodle (2) - Guitarist. A Japanese expat, she was shipped to the band in a crate at 8.
Russel Hobbs - Drummer. An American expatriate, possessed by the ghosts of his late friends.
Del The Ghost Rapper - Rapper. One of the above friends, he was sent to the afterlife by the Grim Reaper following their first album (vocals performed by Del Tha Funkee Homosapien).
Paula Cracker - Guitarist. 2D's girlfriend of two months, she was kicked out of the band for having an affair with Murdoc. She was a part of the band when they were known as 'Gorilla'.
Cyborg Noodle - Guitarist. Robotic replica of the real Noodle who replaces her on Plastic Beach.
There was also an actual gorilla who played bongos, also during the band's time as 'Gorilla'.