Alabama Shakes Announce 'Sound & Color' LP, Share New Track and Tour Dates

Alabama Shakes Announce 'Sound & Color' LP, Share New Track and Tour Dates
It's been a while since we've heard from Southern folk rockers Alabama Shakes, but they've finally announced their return with Sound & Color. The new full-length follow-up to 2012's Boys & Girls will arrive on April 21 via ATO.
 
Brittany Howard and the gang recorded the new album at the Sound Emporium in Nashville, TN, with producer Blake Mills. In a statement, Howard explained: "We took our time to write this record, and I'm really glad we did. We were able to sit down and think about what's exciting to us. This record is full of genre-bending songs."
 
The album artwork for Sound & Color is pictured above, while the tracklisting can be found below.
 
Alabama Shakes have also announced plans to take the new material on the road. They've unveiled an extensive list of North American dates, which includes stops at festivals like Coachella (April 10) and Bonnaroo (June 12). The band's sole Canadian date is scheduled to take place June 6 at Fort York & Garrison Common as part of Field Trip. Details are listed below.
 
Along with the album and tour announcement, the band have also offered up an animated video for new single "Don't Wanna Fight." The soulful, funk-tinged tune gets paired with some swirling black and white visuals promoting the forthcoming record. Scroll past the tracklisting details and upcoming tour dates to give it a listen.

Sound & Color:

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: 
 
02/19 London, England - Islington Assembly Hall
03/11 New York, NY - The Beacon Theatre  *
03/12 New York, NY - The Beacon Theatre  *
03/14 Chicago, IL - The Chicago Theatre  *
03/15 Milwaukee, WI - The Riverside Theater  *
03/17 Madison, WI - Overture Center for the Arts  ^
03/18 Champaign, IL - The Virginia Theatre  ^
03/20 Memphis, TN - Minglewood Hall  ^
03/21 Knoxville, TN - Historic Tennessee Theatre  ^
04/02 Newtown, Australia - Enmore Theater  $
04/03-04 Byron Bay, Australia - Byron Bay Bluesfest
04/08 Tempe, AZ - Marquee Theatre  ~
04/10 Indio, CA - Coachella
04/11 Berkeley, CA - Greek Theatre  #
04/17 Indio, CA - Coachella
04/18 Las Vegas, NV - Brooklyn Bowl Las Vegas  ~
05/15 Brighton, England - The Great Escape Festival
06/06 Toronto, ON - Fort York & Garrison Common
06/07 Hunter, NY - Mountain Jam
06/12 Manchester, TN - Bonnaroo
06/27 Beuningen, Netherlands - Down The Rabbit Hole
07/10 Rotterdam, Netherlands - North Sea Jazz Festival
8/16 Morrison, CO - Red Rocks Ampitheatre @
 
* with Songhoy Blues
^ with Promised Land Sound
$ with Charles Bradley
~ with Allah-Las
# with Neko Case
@ with Drive-By Truckers