Two years after “An Awesome Wave,” alt-J's back with a sophomore album, a slightly disjointed compilation of beautiful, experimental tracks. The beef of “This is All Yours”— sandwiched between three “Nara” songs that capitalize on the band’s raw instrumentals and unsettling sound—is dominated by the three previously released singles: “Every Other Freckle,” “Left Hand Free” and “Hunger of the Pine.” The black sheep of the family is “Garden of England,” which sounds like it was pulled from a Jane Austen book–to–film adaptation. Despite this, it demonstrates the diversity of sound alt–J creates, something that can still be said for their whole repertoire.


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