announce UK arena tour for Autumn
#1 album This Is All Yours out now
Following a sold out O2 Arena show and headline slots at Latitude Festival, amongst others, alt-J today announce their first full UK tour in support of their acclaimed, number one album This Is All Yours, out now via Infectious Music. Tickets go on sale Thursday 3rd September at 9am from www.seetickets.com.
alt-J – UK headline tour
29 November – Manchester Central
01 December – Bournemouth BIC
2 December – Exeter Westpoint
3 December – Cardiff Motorpoint Arena
6 December – Leeds First Direct Arena
7 December – Glasgow The SSE Hydro
8 December – Nottingham Capital FM Arena
alt-J have played more than 150 shows since the release of This Is All Yours. Alongside numerous international tours, they played their first UK festival headline performance at Latitude in July, and have graced the top of the bill at BBC Radio 1’s Big Weekend, Glastonbury Festival and T in the Park this summer, with Reading and Leeds Festivals to come this weekend.
This Is All Yours debuted at number one in the official UK album charts and number four on the US Billboard 200 upon release in September, and has sold in excess of half a million copies, going Gold in the UK, and racking up more than 214 million streams on Spotify. The album contains the singles Every Other Freckle, Left Hand Free and Hunger Of The Pine, and is available to stream and buy in CD, digital and double-vinyl colour shuffle editions.
Listen to This Is All Yours via Spotify: http://smarturl.it/TIAYSpotify
Praise for This Is All Yours
“None of it is easy. But all of it is stunning” – Album of the Week, Sunday Times Culture
“One of the albums of the year” 5* Evening Standard
“This sumptuous riddle of a record is a celebration of everything but normality” – 4*, Q magazine
“An outlandish delight” – 4* The Times
“sublime hook and textures… a beautifully challenging labyrinth of sound” – 4*, The Guardian
“An assured and strange album from a highly intriguing and inventive outfit” – 4*, MOJO
“A lovely album – inventive, seductive and dazzling” – 4* Daily Telegraph
“Behind every batshit idea is a wealth of beauty. They’ve struck gold second time around” – 4*, DIY
“Complements their ingenious genre infusions with a new swagger” – 4* Mail on Sunday
“It engulfs you like a deep forest; alt-J mk.II is an impressive expansion” – 8/10, NME
alt-J were nominated for two awards at the BRITs 2015: British Group and British Album for This Is All Yours, which was also nominated for Best Alternative Music Album at the 2015 Grammy Awards. The nominations followed the three they received at the BRIT Awards 2013: British Breakthrough Act, British Group of the Year and British Album for their debut, An Awesome Wave, which also won the 2012 Mercury Music Prize and received the 2013 Ivor Novello Album Award. An Awesome Wave has now sold over one million copies.