Brittany Howard, the lead singer of Alabama Shakes, has released her solo debut album. The album is called Jaime and it’s named after her little sister who died when Brittany was a teenager.
When she announced the album she wrote a note about her sister, saying:
She was a musician too. I did this so her name would no longer bring me memories of sadness and as a way to thank her for passing on to me everything she loved: music, art, creativity.
The features 11 new songs from the singer. Howard plays in multiple genres, from classic rock to gospel to soul.
Give the album a listen below.