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    Thu, 19 Jan 2012 13:32:33

    Alabama Shakes to Release "Boys & Girls" on April 9 - They are touring now!

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    Alabama Shakes will release Boys & Girls on April 9 on Rough Trade for UK and Europe and ATO in the US on April 10.

    Alabama Shakes – comprising vocalist/guitarist Brittany Howard, guitarist Heath Fogg, drummer Steve Johnson and bassist Zac Cockrell – began playing together when they were in high school. Ben Tanner assists on keyboards.

    Jack White's Third Man Records has selected Alabama Shakes to kick off its series of live 45 releases. The two-song 7" from the band's fall 2011 session at Third Man in Nashville, is due out in late January.

    The track listing for Boys & Girls is as follows:
    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

    Tour Dates:

    1/19 - New Orleans, LA - One Eyed Jacks w/Hurray for the Riff Raff, Tumbleweeds
    1/20 - Houston, TX - Continental Club w/Nick Gaitan & The Umbrella Man
    1/21 - Austin, TX - Continental Club w/Mudflap SOLD OUT
    1/24 - Solana Beach, CA - Belly Up w/Terraplane Sun
    1/25 - West Hollywood, CA - The Troubadour w/Dry The River SOLD OUT
    1/26 - San Francisco, CA - The Independent w/Dry The River SOLD OUT
    1/28 - Portland, OR - Doug Fir Lounge w/Quiet Life SOLD OUT
    1/29 - Vancouver, BC - The Media Club w/Quiet Life SOLD OUT
    1/31 - Seattle, WA - Crocodile Club w/Quiet Life
    2/2 - Salt Lake City, UT - The State Room
    2/4 - Boulder, CO - Fox Theater w/A. Tom Collins
    2/22 - London, UK - Boston Arms SOLD OUT
    2/23 - London, UK - Boston Arms SOLD OUT
    2/24 - London, UK - Boston Arms
    3/10 - Milwaukee, WI - Pabst Theater
    3/23 - Tuscaloosa, AL - Bama Theater w/Dexateens & Lee Bains III & The Glory Fires
    3/29 - Oxford, MS - Proud Larry's
    3/31 - Birmingham, AL - Work Play Theatre

    Listen to "Hold On":


    Are you going to get the Shakes this April, and this winter, while they tour?

    —Carly Costello
    01.19.12



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