Alanna Royale announce the release of their debut album, ACHILLES. Sample a taste of the band’s new album with their first single “Animal” which premiered exclusively through American Songwriter.
Alanna Royale combines the best elements of rock, pop, funk and soul, all executed by their fearless leader and sensual vocalist, Alanna Quinn-Broadus, an unparalleled rhythm section – Jared Colby on guitar, Gabriel Golden on bass and Matt Snow on drums – and a tremendously talented two-piece horn section – Kirk Donovan on trumpet and Diego Vasquez on trombone.
The band’s vivacious and soulful live shows have catapulted Alanna Royale onto the music scene. And now, thanks to their impressive fanbase and reputation, Alanna Royale’s, ACHILLES, is posed to skyrocket them to superstardom.
Without a single recorded song, Alanna Royale was able to obtain an impressive fanbase and a reputation solely because of their unforgettable live performances. In January of 2013, the band released its debut EP, Bless Her Heart, which led to sold-out shows across Nashville and prompted Mike Grimes, owner of the world famous Grimey’s to declare them, “the next big thing.”
Alanna Royale shines bright by marrying smooth, retro roots with dirty Rock n’ Roll attitude. Since the release of Bless Her Heart, the band has shared the stage with some of Nashville’s finest, and made appearances at Bonaroo, Austin City Limits, East Nashville Underground and Music City Roots. They’ve been featured in Garden & Gun and Nashville Lifestyles and on NPR.
Proving to be unstoppable, Alanna Royale has just put the finishing touches its full-length debut, ACHILLES. Recorded at The Bomb Shelter in Nashville, the album was engineered and produced by Andric Tokic (Alabama Shakes, Hurray for the Riff Raff), and features a revolving door of local talent including members of Los Colognes, Fly Golden Eagle and Lynyrd Skynyrd.
“We were pushed to the boundaries,” shares Quinn-Broadus, “and we came out on the other end with an amazing record.
Phot by Rebecca Adler Photography
ACHILLES is scheduled for release on September 16, 2014.
9/19: Jackson, MI @ Sneaky Beans
10/4: Nashville, TN @ Exit/In (CD RELEASE SHOW)
10/11: Greenville, SC @ Fall For Greenville – 7:00PM
11/17: Chicago, IL @ Beat Kitchen
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