There's an appealing inscrutability to the music of My Morning Jacket that continues on the band's new album, The Waterfall. Danny Clinch/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Alabama Shakes' new album, Sound & Color, is powered by more than just the vocals of Brittany Howard. Brantley Gutierrez /Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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'Sound & Color' A Bold Leap Forward For Alabama Shakes

On their new album, the band's backing musicians match the intensity of lead singer Brittany Howard.

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