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Alabama Shakes

Alabama Shakes are one of the most anticipated bands of 2012. A proper rock ‘n’ roll band with added flavours of gospel, soul and blues, their debut album Boys & Girls is released in March through Rough Trade Records and is sure to win them the amount of fans a band this good deserves.

Named as one of the best bands of CMJ last year, 2012 looks to be an exciting one for this Alabama-based four piece, with lead vocalist Brittany Howard having a delicate and powerful voice in equal measure, occasionally cracking much like Caleb Followill’s and at other times blowing your socks off.

Here’s Hold On. Take a listen, you’ll find it pretty fucking hard not to nod your head along to it.


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