Friday, February 22, 2013

Alabama Shakes: Boys And Girls + I Found You

Alabama Shakes are channeling the classic Stax/Muscle Shoals sounds and gaining new fans by the minute; a Saturday Night Live powerhouse performance last weekend blew millions of viewers away.

The two videos below however are ample proof that the band does equally well with low-key acoustic arrangements.  The title track "Boys and Girls" from their 2012 debut full-length album and "I Found You" were recorded at radio station WNRN in Charlottesville, Virginia in late 2011.

Guitarist and lead vocalist Brittany Howard and her merry men will be very busy between March 1 and August 18 with shows in the U.S., Central and South America, and Europe. (Several dates have already sold out.)