Alabama Shakes’ Ben Tanner produces debut EP by St Paul & The Broken Bones

Keyboardist Tanner has a record label with The Civil Wars’ John Paul White

Alabama Shakes keyboardist Ben Tanner has produced the debut EP by Alabama-based six-piece St Paul & The Broken Bones.

Released in the UK on March 31, the EP ‘Live And In Person’ is on Single Lock Records, a label started by Tanner with The Civil Wars singer John Paul White.

St Paul & The Broken Bones begin six shows at South By Southwest festival in Austin, Texas today (March 9). They play a one-off headline date at London’s Oslo on May 21, before appearing at Dot To Dot festival in Manchester, Bristol and Nottingham on May 23-25.

In December, drummer Steve Johnson told The Miami New Times that Alabama Shakes were “experimenting with new sounds” on their new album, the follow-up to 2012’s ‘Boys And Girls’.