alt-J releases video for “3WW” / Announces fall tour dates

alt-J have released a new video for “3WW,” the first song released from their upcoming album RELAXER.

The video was directed by Young Replicant.

Watch it here.

The video for “3WW” follows the lead single “In Cold Blood” which was released last month.

“3WW” and “In Cold Blood” are now available for stream, download and as instant grats with album pre-order now. The band have set June 2 as the release date for their third album, which will be available in North America via Canvasback Music.

Listen to “In Cold Blood”

Listen to “3WW”

RELAXER is the follow up to the band’s Grammy nominated album This Is All Yours, and finds the band working with producer Charlie Andrew for the third time.

Additionally, the band has announced an extensive fall tour. Fans who pre-order RELAXER from the band’s web store will receive first access to tickets.  Fan pre-sale begins Sunday April 16 at 10am local, AT&T Pre-sales start Monday, April 17 & CITI Pre-sales Wednesday, April 19 with general on-sale Friday April 21 at 10am local.

*Milwaukee & Minneapolis will be on sale at noon local time April 21

The band will also be selling an exclusive merch item on tour to benefit the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), powered by

Revolutions Per Minute.

The National Alliance on Mental Illness is the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness. NAMI provides advocacy, education, support and public awareness so all people can experience resiliency, recovery and wellness.

Full tour schedule below. New dates bolded.

RELAXER tracklisting

1. 3WW

2. In Cold Blood

3. House of the Rising Sun

4. Hit Me Like That Snare

5. Deadcrush

6. Adeline

7. Last Year

8. Pleader

Pre-order RELAXER

alt-J are Joe Newman, Gus Unger-Hamilton and Thom Green.  Their first album An Awesome Wave won the prestigious Mercury Prize in the UK and sold Gold in the US and Canada. The band have headlined festivals across the globe and sold out London’s O2 arena and New York’s Madison Square Garden on their last tour.

alt-J live 2017

July 27, 2017 – Merriweather Post Pavillion – Columbia, MD
July 28, 2017 – Blue Hill Bank Pavillion – Boston, MA
July 29, 2017 – Panorama Music & Arts Festival – New York, NY
July 30, 2017 – MoPOP Music Festival – Detroit, MI
August 1, 2017 – Jacobs Pavillion – Cleveland, OH
August 3, 2017 – Starlight Theater – Kansas City, MO
August 4, 2017 – Hinterland Music Festival – St. Charles, IA
August 5, 2017 Lollapalooza – Chicago, IL
August 7, 2017 – Red Rocks Amphitheater – Morrison, CO
August 9, 2017 – Shrine Auditorium – Los Angeles, CA

August 11-13, 2017 – Outside Lands – San Francisco, CA
October 9, 2017 – Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall – Portland, OR
October 12, 2017 – WAMU Theater – Seattle, WA
October 13, 2017 – Thunderbird Sports Centre – Vancouver, BC
October 15, 2017 – Winspear Centre – Edmonton, ALB
October 17, 2017 – Big Four Building – Calgary, ALB
October 20, 2017 – Roy Wilkins Auditorium – Minneapolis, MN
October 21, 2017 – Murat at the Old National Centre – Indianapolis, IN
October 23, 2017 – Riverside Theater – Milwaukee, WI
October 25, 2017 – Express Live! – Columbus, OH
October 27, 2017 – Massey Hall – Toronto, ONT
November 3, 2017 – Raleigh Memorial Auditorium – Raleigh, NC
November 4, 2017 – Arena – Asheville, NC
November 6, 2017 – Nashville Municipal Auditorium – Nashville, TN
November 7, 2017 – Roxy Theater – Atlanta, GA
November 10, 2017 – The Fillmore at Jackie Gleason – Miami, FL
November 14, 2017 – Pavilion @ Music Factory – Dallas, TX
November 15, 2017 – ACL Live at The Moody Theater – Austin, TX
November 17, 2017 – White Oak Music Hall – Houston, TX

See for details.

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