It began with six friends simply making music together in Melbourne, Australia. Now, the fearsome Aussies are gaining recognition in the US. with their lulling lyrics and infectious energy. Alpine, formerly known as Swiss, were chosen by iTunes as the Australian alternative band of the year. In 2012, the band played at South by Southwest (SXSW) and received overwhelmingly positive response. Their sophomore album, A is for Alpine, will be released on iTunes May 21.
Watch Alpine’s video for Seeing Red after the jump