alt-J announced the release of their second album today titled This Is All Yours, the follow-up to their million-selling Mercury Prize-winning debut record, An Awesome Wave.
This Is All Yours is available to pre-order immediately; the album will be released on Sept. 22 via Canvasback / Infectious Music in CD, digital and double-vinyl editions.
2. Arrival In Nara
4. Every Other Freckle
5. Left Hand Free
6. Garden of England
7. Choice Kingdom
8. Hunger Of The Pine
9. Warm Foothills
10. The Gospel Of John Hurt
12. Bloodflood pt.II
13. Leaving Nara
alt-J consist of Joe Newman on the guitar / vocals, Gus Unger-Hamilton on the keyboard, and Thom Green on the drums. They released their debut album, An Awesome Wave, to critical acclaim in September of 2012 (May of 2012 in the U.K.). The New York Times called the band's sound:
a handsome alloy of dry acoustic timbre and reverberant effect, suggesting a very British convergence of texture-minded electronic music and psychedelic folk."
The album won the Mercury Music Prize in November of 2012 and was nominated for three Brit Awards in February of 2013. By the end of 2012, An Awesome Wave was Bob Boilen of NPR's Album of the Year; iTunes Alternative Breakthrough Album of the Year; and was on the top 10 lists of numerous critics, including NPR's Robin Hilton, The Wall Street Journal, and Billboard. It has now sold over one million copies world-wide and has been streamed more than 200 million times on Spotify.
For more information on alt-J, visit www.altjband.com.
alt-J North American Tour - 2014 Tour Dates:
Oct. 14 - Vancouver, B.C. - Orpheum Theater
Oct. 15 - Seattle, Was. - Paramount Theater
Oct. 16 - Portland, Ore. - Roseland Ballroom
Oct. 20 - Los Angeles, Calif. - Greek Theater
Oct. 21 - Pomona, Calif. - Fox Theater
Oct. 24 - San Diego, Calif. - Soma
Oct. 27 - Salt Lake City, Utah - The Complex
Oct. 28 - Denver, Colo. - Fillmore Auditorium
Oct. 31 - Minneapolis, Minn. - Myth
Nov. 02 - Chicago, Ill. - Riviera Theatre
Nov. 04 - Tulsa, Okla. - Cain's Ballroom
Nov. 05 - Dallas, Tex. - Southside Ballroom
Nov. 06 - Houston, Tex. - Bayou Music Center
Nov. 07-09 - Austin, Tex. - Fun Fun Fun Fest
Nov. 10 - Detroit, Mich. - The Filllmore
Nov. 11 - Toronto, Ontario - Kool Haus
Nov. 12 - Montreal, Quebec - Metropolis
Nov. 14 - Philadelphia, Pa. - Tower Theater
Nov. 16 - New York, N.Y. - Beacon Theater
Nov. 18 - Boston, Mass. - Orpheum Theater
Nov. 19 - Washington, D.C. - Echostage