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Alt-J
"Deadcrush"
4 mins 58s
14 July 2017
UK Promos

For those wary of Love Island, Alt-J offer a hypnotic spin on celebrity dating.The title of their latest track is a, well, dead giveaway. The Leeds trio ask which late personality we’d like to date. Their picks? Sylvia Plath, Anne Boleyn, and Surrealist photographer Lee Miller. Call it romance for the ages.

Pulse’s Young Replicant set this cultural resurrection in an ominous bunker. Like blank disks, beige dancers assume the roles of Plath, Boleyn, and Miller while Alt-J’s measured beat slinks along. The lyrics drop a few surprises, too; it’s not every day you hear Volvo in the charts… or Henry VIII, for that matter.

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Alt-J
"Deadcrush"
4 mins 58s
14 Jul 2017
For those wary of Love Island, Alt-J offer a hypnotic spin on celebrity dating. The title of their latest track is, well, a dead giveaway. The Leeds trio ask which late personality we’d like to date. Their picks? Sylvia Plath, Anne Boleyn, and Surrealist photographer Lee Miller. Call it romance for the ages. Pulse’s Young Replicant set this cultural resurrection in an ominous bunker.

Alt-J
"3WW"
6 mins 35s
21 Apr 2017
Alt-J's debut track from their third album 'Relaxer' comes with a strange and unsettling promo by Young Replicant. Telling a tale of forbidden love in rural Mexico where fate manifests itself as a bolt from the blue, the clip feels more like a short film that's scored by Alt-J than a visual complement to the song... in a good way.

Alt-J
"Every Other Freckle"
3 mins 36s
10 Sep 2014
Alt-J's new album promises to be a stunner if the three releases so far are anything to go by. This latest comes with not one but two terrific promos: a dedicated 'boy' version and a dedication 'girl' version. We've gone with 'girl', but if you want to see the other, click on the boy version and decide for yourself which you prefer.

Alt-J
"Matilda"
4 mins 53s
2 Jan 2013
This acoustic rendition of Matilda has a tender, intimate quality that simply isn’t present on the album version. Filmed in one shot, the camera moves slowly among them in close-up as they play and demonstrates the stark contrast between bands that have learned their craft as they’ve grown and bands which have been assembled on the pop factory line.

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