Rough Trade signings Alabama Shakes announce jaunt through UK/EU & FREE MP3

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Recent Rough Trade signing Alabama Shakes, whose debut album ‘Boys & Girls’ is set for release on 9th April (10th US), have announced new 2012 UK/European dates(full list below).To coincide with this announcement, today the band are giving away ‘Heavy Chevy’ – an exclusive non-album track and live favourite of theirs – for free. The mp3 is available to download from Alabama Shakes’ website.

Tour dates:
25th April – Gebaude 9, Cologne, Germany

26th April – Molotow, Hamburg, Germany

27th April – Comet, Berlin, Germany

29th April – Bitterzoet, Amsterdam (4pm), Netherlands

30th April – Ancienne Belgique, Brussels, Belgium

2nd May – La Fleche D’Or, Paris, France

3rd May – Brixton Electric, London, UK

5th May – Academy 2, Dublin, Ireland6th May – Kilkenny Roots Festival, Kilkenny, Ireland

9th May – King Tuts, Glasgow, UK

10th May – Deaf Institute, Manchester, UK

11th May – HMV Institute, Birmingham, UK

12th May – The Great Escape (Komedia), Brighton, UK The four piece from Athens, Alabama will also be playing three sold out dates at Boston Arms in London on 22nd, 23rd and 24th February.

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