|Coming September 20, 2019|
Solo album from the Alabama Shakes singer!
180-gram sandstone colored vinyl
Includes limited time album download
Brittany Howard — lead vocalist/guitarist for the chart-topping Grammy-winning band Alabama Shakes — presents her debut solo album, Jaime, coming September 20, 2019. The lead single is "History Repeats."
"History Repeats is as much a personal song as it is a song about us as a human species. Our times of success may propel us forward, but our repeating failures hold us back from evolving into harmony," Howard says.
As the frontwoman and guitarist for Alabama Shakes, Howard has become one of music's most celebrated figures. The band has won four Grammy Awards and topped the Billboard 200 with the gold-certified Sound & Color, the follow-up to its platinum debut album, Boys & Girls. Howard has performed everywhere from the Obama White House to the main stage at Lollapalooza, where she sang with Paul McCartney at his invitation.
In between albums and tours with Alabama Shakes, Howard grows restless. "To me, there is no time off — I'm a creative person and I need to create, or I just feel weird, not fully human," she says. She's channeled that relentless creativity into Jaime, her most revelatory work yet.
Howard recorded Jaime after a cross country drive that took her from Nashville to a small house in Topanga, California — a rustic Los Angeles county town wedged between the mountains and the beach. She titled the album after her sister, who taught her to play the piano and write poetry, and who died of cancer when they were still teenagers.
"The title is in memoriam, and she definitely did shape me as a human being," says Howard. "But, the record is not about her. It's about me. I'm pretty candid about myself and who I am and what I believe. Which is why I needed to do it on my own."
|1. History Repeats|
|2. He Loves Me|
|4. Stay High|
|6. Short and Sweet|
|7. 13th Century Metal|
|9. Goat Head|
|11. Run To Me|