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Alt-J Debuts “Pusher” Video, Adds More Tour Dates

Credit: Gabriel GreenAlt-J has premiered the video for their This Is All Yours song, “Pusher.” The largely acoustic track receives a rather moody video treatment, featuring a man trying to preach to a largely uninterested public, becoming so angry he breaks his own neck, which is about as pleasant as it sounds. You can watch the “Pusher” video on YouTube.

“The original idea was Joe’s,” says director Thomas Rhazi, referring to Alt-J frontman Joe Newman. “It was about a guy breaking his neck in a very poetic way. We spoke about the British Speaker’s Corners — all those men and women in the late 70s preaching for their own reasons and beliefs. I wanted this film to be very humanist and as deep and simple as it could be.”

In other Alt-J news, the band has added a new group of dates to their ever-expanding 2015 tour. After they play Canada’s WayHome festival, Alt-J will hit Kansas City, Kansas on July 25, the legendary Red Rocks in Morrison, Colorado July 27, and Council Bluffs, Iowa on July 28. Visit AltJBand.com for ticket info.

Alt-J’s 2015 tour begins in March with appearances at the Festival Estereo Picnic in Bogota, Colombia and at Lollapaloozas Chile, Argentina and Brazil. The band will then return to the U.S. for their first-ever headlining show at New York City’s Madison Square Garden March 30.

Here are the new Alt-J tour dates:

7/25 — Kansas City, KS, Sporting Park
7/27 — Morrison, CO, Red Rocks Amphitheatre
7/28 — Council Bluffs, IA, Stir Concert Cove at Harrah’s Council Bluffs

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