Hear Brittany Howard’s new track, “What Now”

Brittany Howard returns with the title track for her forthcoming album, WHAT NOW.

You can hear the single below.

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WHAT NOW is Howard’s first new music since 2019’s Jaime. The written and produced by Howard with co-production from Shawn Everett, who first worked with her on Alabama Shakes‘ 2015 album, Sound & Color and later Jaime.

Howard will release a limited-edition 7-inch to accompany the single – “What Now” (A Side) and a “Meditation” (B Side) – which you can preorder here now.

Further details of WHAT NOW are forthcoming, but Howard has also announced tour dates:


Nov 6 Birmingham, AL Iron City*
Nov 7 Nashville, TN Ryman Auditorium*
Nov 9 Knoxville, TN Tennessee Theatre*
Nov 10 Memphis, TN Minglewood Hall*
Nov 11 Atlanta, GA The Eastern*
Nov 14 Houston, TX House of Blues*
Nov 15 Dallas, TX The Factory in Deep Ellum*
Nov 17 Mexico City, MX Corona Capital Festival

*With support from L’Rain

Feb 6 Chicago, IL Thalia Hall
Feb 9 Toronto, ON Danforth Music Hall
Feb 12 Boston, MA The Wilbur
Feb 16 New York, NY Webster Hall
Feb 20 Washington, DC 9:30 Club
Feb 23 Asheville, NC The Orange Peel

All February dates with support from Becca Mancari