The Alabama natives played a set at Prince’s home-come-recording complex in Minneapolis, Minnesota, with reports stating that he joined the band live for a rendition of their song ‘Gimme All Your Love’, which saw Prince “shredding guitar for a solid 15 minutes”.
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See a series of tweets detailing the incident below. Video footage will be posted as soon as it emerges.
ALABAMA SHAKES AT SOUNDCHECK…IT'S ON!!! pic.twitter.com/PwWCRx415s
— Prince (@prnlegacy) June 1, 2015
— Alabama Shakes (@Alabama_Shakes) June 2, 2015
You guys. Prince just played with Alabama Shakes. He is tiny and fabulous, and it was amazing.
— Emily Bisek (@EmilyBisek) June 2, 2015
— Jon Maeser (@JonMaeser) June 2, 2015
Alabama Shakes released their new album ‘Sound & Color’ in April, following on from their Grammy-nominated 2012 debut ‘Boys & Girls’. Read the NME review.
Meanwhile, Prince recently shared a song written in tribute to the people of Baltimore. Simply titled ‘Baltimore’, the track was recorded in response to the recent civil unrest and racial tensions in the city. A message with the track’s release read: “Please know that all involved in this project never take for granted the privileges we have in this country. Let’s all continue to fight the good fight and confront inhumanity on every level until the day it is no longer.”