Alt-J – Matilda Piano Sheet Music

Alt-J – Matilda Piano Sheet Music Alt-J, pronounced Alt-J or ∆, are an English band consisting of Joe Newman, Gus Unger-Hamilton, Thom Green and Gwil Sainsbury. Their debut album An Awesome Wave was released in May 2012 in Europe to mostly positive reviews, peaking at #12 on the UK Albums Chart and appearing in the top 40 in Australia, Belgium and the Netherlands. Alt-J was formed when Gwil Sainsbury (who studied Mathematics at the University of Leeds) and Gus Unger-Hamilton (who studied English at the University of Cambridge), who were friends from school, moved to Leeds where they met Joe Newman (who studied English literature at the University of Leeds) and Thom Green (who studied chemical engineering at the University of Manchester). Alt-J formed in 2007 when Gwil Sainsbury, Gus Unger-Hamilton and Joe Newman started making music together. They released their debut single “Breezeblocks” on Hand in Air Records which was followed by their debut EP “Matilda” in October 2008. Alt-J released their debut album An Awesome Wave on May 2012. Alt-J combine conventional rock instrumentation with electronic samples creating a sound that has been described as both “art pop” and “folktronica”. The band’s name is a multi-layered reference to the symbol ∆ (Delta) which is used in mathematics to represent change and Alt-J’s parent album “An Awesome Wave” which shares its name with Alt-J’s first single from their debut album. The symbol ∆ was originally suggested as a potential band name by Joe Newman, but was not entirely serious when suggesting it. Alt-J have supported Wild Beasts, Foals and toured with Two Door Cinema Club. Alt-J won the 2012 Barclaycard Mercury Prize for their album “An Awesome Wave” and performed live at the awards ceremony on 1 November 2012 where they were presented with a bronze pineapple statue. Alt-J’s music has been playlisted by BBC Radio 1, BBC 6 Music and Triple J. Alt-J’s debut album An Awesome Wave includes the singles “Matilda”, “Breezeblocks”, “Tessellate” and “Fitzpleasure”. Alt-J’s song ‘Something Good’ was sampled and remixed by electronic artist Mount Kimbie for their track, “You Look Certain (I’m Not So Sure)” Alt-J have been called “The Future of Indie” Alt-J’s song Breezeblocks was featured in the TV show Girls, the film The Dictator and the video games FIFA 12 and Forza Horizon. Alt-J’s second album, This Is All Yours , was released on 22 September 2014. An Awesome Wave Alt-J’s debut album, An Awesome Wave , was released on 25 September 2012 by Infectious. Alt-J recorded An Awesome Wave with Charlie Andrew at Miloco Studios in London and The Box Recording Studios in Kent. The album was engineered by Jeremy Wheatley and Alt-J are Joe Newman (lead vocals, rhythm guitar), Gus Unger-Hamilton (co-lead vocals, keyboards and bass guitar), Thom Green (drums and percussion) and Gwil Sainsbury (bass guitar, lap steel guitar and backing vocals). Alt-J’s debut album An Awesome Wave was released on 25 September 2012 initially on Infectious but moved to Infectious Music/Atlantic Records in 2013 Alt-J were formed in 2007 in Leeds, England Alt-J’s music combines elements of Alternative rock, Art rock, Folktronica and Electro Alt-J won the 2012 Barclaycard Mercury Prize for their album An Awesome Wave Alt-J recorded their debut album An Awesome Wave with Charlie Andrew at Miloco Studios in London.

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