alabama shakes

Alabama Shakes play outtake on “The Late Show”

Last night, southern rock outfit Alabama Shakes played "Joe," an outtake from their new album, "Sound and Color," on Stephen Colbert's "Late Show." Related: Our review of the Alabama Shakes' "Sound and Color." The song builds around a trio of soulful backup singers that suit Howard's delivery as wine suits, well, more wine.

This weekend: Alabama Shakes

Barely one month into the new year and Alabama Shakes are already one of 2012's buzziest acts. The Athens, Ala., group, fronted by the soul-filled Brittany Howard, will likely be a household name come summer.