New year, new music from Alt-J! As the trio gears up for the released of their next album, they've shared a new track called "Hard Drive Gold."
The new song arrived alongside a video, directed by frontman Joe Newman, who is marking his directorial debut with the newly released visuals. The song is the third preview off the band's upcoming album The Dream, which is out in just about a month, on Feb. 11, via Canvasback/Atlantic.
'Hard Drive Gold" is a slightly tongue-in-cheek song written at what we thought was the height of the cryptocurrency gold rush," says Newman. "It’s the story of the ultimate childhood fantasy, the schoolboy who becomes a millionaire overnight, and the different interactions he has with people in his life from teachers to neighbors. How ironically you interpret its message is entirely up to you…”
Check out the clip below.