Alabama 3

Formed 1989.

UK dance/rock band aka A3

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Alabama 3 - Speed of the Sound of Loneliness (acoustic)

Alabama 3 play an acoustic version of Speed of the Sound of Loneliness. Filmed at the Rockness festival 13/06/09.

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Biography

Alabama 3 are an English band mixing rock, electronic, blues, country, gospel, and spoken word styles, founded in Brixton, London in 1995. In the United States, the band are known as A3, allegedly to avoid any possible legal conflict with the country music band Alabama. The group achieved international fame when the producers of hit TV series The Sopranos chose the track "Woke Up This Morning" for the show's opening credits.

The band are particularly notable for their fusion of styles, lyrics full of ironic intent, their deliberately humorous personas and their outrageous live performances. Every member of the group has an alias by which he is known, the band's founding members adopting the personas Larry Love (Rob Spragg) and The Very Reverend Dr. D. Wayne Love (Jake Black).

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BBC Reviews

  1. Review of Hits And Exit Wounds

    Hits And Exit Wounds 2008

    Reviewed by Jaime Gill
    A deadpan and brilliantly realised summary of that rare thing: a unique band.