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Alabama Shakes




Alabama Shakes Announce Debut Album 17/01/12 in Alabama Shakes

Alabama Shakes have announced that their debut album ‘Boys & Girls’ will be released
in the UK and Europe by Rough Trade on 9th April 2012 (ATO Records will release it in North America on 10th April)! Listen to the first track from the album ‘Hold On’ here:

Alabama Shakes are vocalist/guitarist Brittany Howard, guitarist Heath Fogg, drummer Steve Johnson and bassist Zac Cockrell. Ben Tanner assists on keyboards. ‘Boys & Girls’ was recorded at The Bomb Shelter in Nashville, TN, and was produced and mixed by the band members. Tracklisting:

1. Hold On
2. I Found You
3. Hang Loose
4. Rise To The Sun
5. You Ain’t Alone
6. Goin’ To The Party
7. Heartbreaker
8. Boys & Girls
9. Be Mine
10. I Ain’t The Same
11. On Your Way

Meanwhile, Jack White’s Third Man Records has selected Alabama Shakes to kick off its series of live 45 releases. A two-song 7” from the band’s fall 2011 session at Third Man in Nashville, is due out in late January. Tune in to Conan on 7th February to see the band make their television debut!