Please forward this error screen to sharedip-10718046232. Alabama alabama Blues-Live At The Astoria 7-10-2007. Alabama 3 are a British band mixing rock, electronic, blues, country, gospel, and spoken word styles, founded in Brixton, London in 1995.
The band is notable for their fusion of styles, ironic lyrics, intentionally humorous personae, and outrageous live performances. The band formed when Jake Black met Rob Spragg at an acid house party in Peckham and they decided that a fusion of country music with acid house was a musical possibility. Other members of the band were added over time. Alabama 3 and, after having been dismissed by the mainstream media as a novelty act, signed with One Little Indian Records in 1997 for the release of its debut album, Exile on Coldharbour Lane.
Bassist John “Segs” Jennings left the band, saying he was “busy elsewhere and have the time. The band’s sixth studio album, M. Having recorded and toured with the band in the early days, Aurora Dawn rejoined the band in 2009. Between late 2010 and early 2011, programmer, harmonicist, and founding member Piers Marsh left the band. Alabama 3’s sound is a blend of country, blues, and acid house.
Mountain of Love is a dubtronica group formed by two of the original three members of Alabama 3, Piers Marsh and Sir Eddie Real, in 2011 in Brixton, London. Chelsea firm travel up to Liverpool for an away match. The film, which explores the influence of American country music on British artists, features three songs by the band. The song “The Night We Nearly Got Busted” is featured on the soundtrack of the MMO game, All Points Bulletin. Rapper Nas sampled “Woke Up This Morning” for his 2001 hit “Got Ur Self A”. Episode four of the BBC Three series Being Human features “Too Sick to Pray” at its opening and “Sad Eyed Lady of the Lowlife” at its end. The songs were omitted from the DVD release of the episode due to copyright issues.