alt-j To Soundtrack ‘Leave To Remain’

Focussing on teenage asylum seekers...

Returning with their second album, alt-j will release 'This Is All Yours' on September 22nd.

Playing a UK tour to coincide, the band managed to sell out London's mammoth Alexandra Palace within ten minutes. Now news has emerged that material from the group's second album will be used to soundtrack a drama about teenage asylum seekers.

Titled 'Leave To Remain', the film opens tomorrow (June 20th). alt-j: "We enjoyed working on the soundtrack for 'Leave To Remain' immensely. Bruce gave us a very free rein when it came to the music we composed, and this lack of creative restriction was a big reason we were attracted to the project. We also felt that Leave To Remain, though it was only a screenplay when we first got involved, was going to be a film that deserved as wide an audience as possible, and was something that we really wanted to be involved in."

"Collaboration, in many forms, is a big part of what we do in Alt-J, and we knew this film would be an amazing opportunity for to us to work with some talented people and also to try our hand at a new kind of composition. The finished film is beautifully made, and balances its important message with a great cast of characters and an engrossing story. We are proud to have been a part of it."

For more information on 'Leave To Remain' click HERE.

Check out alt-j's new track 'Hunger Of The Pine' below.

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