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Archive for October 2009

AIG in the shops Monday 26 October

October 24th 2009

The hotly anticipated new studio album Arrogance Ignorance and Greed , featuring eight new Steve Knightley songs, will be on sale from records shop, online retailers and download providers including iTunes from this coming Monday 26 October.

The album has had great reviews and airplay with Johnnie Walker playing the title track on BBC Radio 2 which saw it climb the Amazon Music charts yesterday.

AIG in Amazon chart

October 23rd 2009

The new album Arrogance Ignorance and Greed due for release on Monday stood in the various Amazon Charts (they change hourly) as follows:
Music Bestsellers (All) No:49
Music Bestsellers (World & Folk genre) No:3 up 150% :
Hot Future Releases (All) No:12
Hot Future Releases (World & Folk) No:1
Movers & Shakers In Music No: 9 up 157%

Johnnie Walker plays AIG: “such a good band”

October 23rd 2009

Johnnie Walker, sitting in for Terry Wogan, played Arrogance Ignorance and Greed today. Available just before the 8.30 news on Listen Again.

As a result of the airplay AIG has gone up to 86 in the overall Amazon Music Chart.

Terry Wogan show airplay

October 22nd 2009

Johnnie Walker, sitting in for Wogan this week, indicated in today’s show that he might play a track from the new Show of Hands CD tomorrow Friday 23 Oct.

On the radio

October 21st 2009

Fiona Talkington will be playing tracks from the new album on BBC R3’s Late Junction programme on both Wed 21 and Thurs 22 October .

Steve talks to BBC R Lancashire’s John Barnes from 11pm tonight Weds 21 October.

Hear Steve interviewed on the Paul Franks Show BBC WM betwen 6pm and 7pm Thurs 22 October.



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