They covered the 'An Awesome Wave' track on BBC Radio 1's Live Lounge

Mumford and Sons have covered Alt-J‘s track ‘Tessellate’, from the band’s acclaimed debut album, ‘An Awesome Wave’.

Click below to listen to the London based folk band reinterpreting the Mercury Music Prize favourites’ song on BBC Radio 1’s Live Lounge earlier today (September 25).

Mumford and Sons yesterday headlined the iTunes Festival at London’s Roundhouse, released their second album, ‘Babel’, and also announced details of a massive UK and Ireland tour.

The band will play 14 dates on the stint – which includes six theatres and eight arenas, kicking off in Torquay in November 21 and finishing up at Dublin’s O2 on December 16.

Mumford and Sons will play:

Torquay Princess Theatre (November 21)
Portsmouth Guildhall (22)
Ipswich Regent Theatre (23)
Dundee Caird Hall (25)
Carlisle Sands Centre (26)
Llandudno Venue Cymru (27)
Newcastle Metro Radio Arena (December 4)
Glasgow SECC (5)
Birmingham LG Arena (7)
Manchester Arena (10)
London O2 Arena (11)
Cardiff CIA (13)
Belfast Odyssey Arena (15)
Dublin O2 (16)

‘Babel’ was produced by Arcade Fire/Coldplay collaborator Markus Dravs, who also worked with the band on their first album

Tickets go onsale on Friday (September 28). All November theatre shows are priced at £23.50. All December arena shows are priced at £29.50, except London at £32.50 or £29.50. To check the availability of Mumford and Sons tickets and get all the latest listings, go to NME.COM/TICKETS now, or call 0871 230 1094.