Alabama Shakes Releasing “Sound & Color” in April


Grammy-nominated multi-dimensional roots rock collective, Alabama Shakes, will return on April 21 with alabama-shakes-covertheir sophomore release “Sound & Color” through ATO Records and MapleMusic Recordings.

“We took our time to write this record, and I’m really glad we did,” says lead singer and guitarist Brittany Howard. “We were able to sit down and think about what’s exciting to us. This record is full of genre-bending songs.”

Best known for their standout single “Hold On,” from 2012’s Boys & Girls, Alabama Shakes debuted strongly with memorable live appearances on Saturday Night Live, big-time festivals across the land (including Glastonbury), plus various late night talk shows.

Sound & Color demonstrates the tremendous strides made by Alabama Shakes since the release of 2012’s Boys & Girls,” reads a statement about the album. “From the gently swaying, chiming title song to the garage-rock freak-out on ‘The Greatest’ to the psychedelic space jam ‘Gemini,’ Alabama Shakes build on the soulful blues-rock base and map a surprising, innovative new direction.”

Sound & Color can be pre-ordered today, while the lead single “Don’t Wanna Fight” can be streamed below.


1.  “Sound and Color”
2. “Don’t Wanna Fight”
3. “Dunes”
4. “Future People”
5. “Gimme All Your Love”
6. “This Feeling”
7. “Guess Who”
8. “The Greatest”
9. “Shoegaze”
10. “Miss You”
11. “Gemini”
12. “Over My Head”

Tour Dates:

2/19 – London, UK @ Islington Assembly Hall  SOLD OUT
3/11 – New York,NY @ The Beacon Theatre  SOLD OUT
3/12 – New York,NY @ The Beacon Theatre SOLD OUT
3/14 – Chicago,IL @ The Chicago Theatre SOLD OUT
3/15 – Milwaukee,WI @ The Riverside Theater
3/17 – Madison, WI @ Overture Center for the Arts
3/18 – Champaign, IL @ The Virginia Theatre
3/20 – Memphis, TN @ Minglewood Hall
3/21 – Knoxville, TN @ Historic Tennessee Theatre
4/2 – Newtown, Australia @ Enmore Theatre
4/3 – Byron Bay, Australia @ Byron Bay Bluesfest
4/4 – Byron Bay, Australia @ Byron Bay Bluesfest
4/8 – Tempe, AZ @ Marquee Theatre
4/10 – Indio,CA @ Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival
4/11- Berkeley,CA @ The Greek Theatre
4/17 -Indio,CA @ Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival
4/18 – Las Vegas, NV @ Brooklyn Bowl Las Vegas
5/15 – Brighton, UK @ The Great Escape Festival
6/6-7 – Toronto, ON @ Field Trip Music & Arts Festival
6/7 – Hunter Mountain, NY @ Mountain Jam Festival
6/11-14 – Manchester, TN @ Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival
6/27 – Beuningen, Netherlands @ Down The Rabbit Hole
7/10 – Rotterdam, Netherlands @ North Sea Jazz Festival
8/16 – Morrison, CO @ Red Rocks Amphitheatre

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