ALABAMA SHAKES is a Grammy-winning American blues rock band formed in Athens, Alabama in 2009. The band currently consists of lead singer and guitarist Brittany Howard, guitarist Heath Fogg, bassist Zac Cockrell and drummer Steve Johnson. The group rose to prominence in the early 2010s with their distinctive and soulful roots rock sound.
The band began their career touring and performing at bars and clubs around the Southeast for two years while honing their sound and writing music. They recorded their debut album, Boys & Girls, themselves in Nashville while still unsigned. Online acclaim led ATO Records to sign the band, which released Boys & Girls in 2012 to acclaim. The album had a hit single, "Hold On," and was nominated for three Grammy Awards. After a long touring cycle, the band recorded their second record, Sound & Color, which was released in 2015 and debuted at number one on the Billboard 200.
It's released as Deluxe heavyweight 180G edition on CLEAR or Black vinyl
The gatefold double LP also features an etched D-side.
Today's tune "Don't Wanna Fight", issued as the lead single from the band's second studio album "Sound & Color" (released on April 21, 2015). The band performed the song live for the first time on February 28, 2015 on Saturday Night Live. This video was Recorded and Filmed at Capitol Studios / Studio A / Hollywood, CA. Directed by Danny Clinch, Cinematography by Josh Goleman, Mixed by Shawn Everett, Recorded April 13, 2015.
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