Alt-J release video for new track ‘Adeline’

ALT-J have revealed their hypnotic new song ADELINE. The band say the track, “Is set in Australia, where a Tasmanian devil falls in love with a woman as he watches her swim. It was written on tour and finished with strings at Abbey Road”.

ADELINE follows the singles 3WW and IN COLD BLOOD, offering a further glimpse to what will come on their forthcoming third album, RELAXER. The album will be available from 2 June via Infectious Music on CD, heavyweight vinyl, cassette and digital formats. All three songs are available to stream and download as instant grats now.

Listen to ADELINE:

ALT-J – one of the most successful British bands of the millennium – are JOE NEWMAN, THOM GREEN and GUS UNGER-HAMILTON. RELAXER follows THIS IS ALL YOURS, their #1 second album from 2014, and their Mercury Prize and Ivor Novello Award-winning debut album AN AWESOME WAVE from 2012. Between them, the two records have sold in excess of two million copies and their songs have been streamed more than one billion times.

The band have headlined festivals across the globe and sold out London O2 Arena and New York’s legendary Madison Square Garden on their last tour. Last month they announced a return to the O2 Arena for a special show on Friday 16 June as part of the venue’s 10th birthday celebrations. Limited tickets for the show are still available.

A number of festival shows are now also confirmed for the summer throughout Europe and the UK, including Glastonbury and headline performances at Blue Dot and Boardmasters, with more to be announced soon; see for further information and announcements.



Fri 16 LONDON O2 Arena | Headline Show |
Tue 20 ZAGREB IN Music Festival | Festival Headline |
Fri 23 SCHEESSEL Hurricane Festival
Sat 24 GLASTONBURY Festival
Sun 25 NEUHAUSEN Southside Festival
Wed 28 FERRARA Bands Apart Festival | Festival Headline |


Sat 01 ST GALLEN Open Air Festival
Sun 02 WERCHTER Rock Werchter Festival
Thu 06 LISBON NOS Alive Festival
Fri 07 MADRID Mad Cool Festival
Sat 08 TRENCHIN Pohoda Festival | Festival Headline |
Sun 09 CHESHIRE Blue Dot Festival | Festival Headline |
Tue 11 DUBLIN Trinity College | Headline Show |
Thu 13 LUXEMBOURG Neumunster Abbey | Headline Show |
Sat 15 CLUJ-NAPOCA Electric Castle Festival
Sun 16 LATVIA Positivus Festival
Wed 19 OSTRAVA Colours of Ostrava Festival
Thu 20 WIESEN Out of The Woods Festival | Festival Headline |
Sun 23 PARIS Lollapalooza Festival


Sun 13 NEWQUAY Boardmasters Festival
Tue 15 BUDAPEST Sziget Festival
Thu 17 TRONDHEIM Pstereo Festival | Festival Headline |
Fri 18 KRAKOW Live Festival | Festival Headline |
Sat 19 LELYSTAD Lowlands Festival
Mon 21 WIESEN Out of The Woods Festival | Festival Headline |
Mon 28 KIEV Stereoplaza Festival | Festival Headline |
Wed 30 MOSCOW Stadium Live Festival | Festival Headline |
Thu 31 ST PETERSBURG A2 Festival | Festival Headline |


Sun 02 STOCKHOLM Popaganda Festival

Danny Peart
Editor / Live Music Photographer / Journalist at Soundcheck-Live

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