Unexpected success for Alt-J brings good and bad
NASHVILLE, Tennessee (AP) - Twelve months ago the guys in British rock back Alt-J had a very simple goal: To release an album.
Just something you could hold in your hands, maybe listen to every so often.
"And at least feel that when we died we could legitimately say we released an album on a label," keyboards player Gus Unger-Hamilton said. "And we could look at it and say, 'Look, we made an album once."'
"Kind of like you can show it to your kids," guitarist-bassist Gwil Sainsbury said.