Brittany Howard, Alabama Shakes soulful, gritty voice, drives this southern bluesy band along. They are a band that are not doing anything amazingly different, it's just the way they grind the emotion out of songs that really works. They can rock, and then just slip into a soulful moody laid back mood that just hangs in the air.
Hold On is the single they have out at the moment :
This track is a live version of Boys & Girls, the title of the latest album :