LMO record strings for alt-J’s Relaxer album

Alt J photo smallLMO strings recently recorded tracks for alt-J’s new album – Relaxer at Abbey Road studio 2.

Kirsty Mangan wrote the string arrangements assisted by Jessica Dannheiser and also led LMO which comprised 16 violins, 6 violas, 4 celli and 2 double basses. Later a further session featured tenor sax, trumpet 2 tenor trombones and 1 bass trombone.

Relaxer 2The sessions were produced by Charlie Andrew and Andy Brown was the music director on alt-J’s Relaxer album. The album was released on June 2.