An Unlikely Coupling: alt-j + Miley Cyrus

British experimental group alt-j are back: sans one member, their recently exited guitarist Gwil, and enlisting the help of Miley Cyrus. Yes, you heard right: the group sampled Miley Cyrus singing the line “I’m a female rebel” from her Bangerz track “4x4.” The subdued sample appears in a new song called “Hunger Of the Pine” off their forthcoming album This Is All Yours. Looks like the group’s followup to 2012’s inimitable An Awesome Wave will be bound in exploration. 

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