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Alternative Awards update

January 13th 2010

AIG running neck and neck with Jon Boden for Best Album.

The Spiral Earth Awards 2010 are up and running. Show Of Hands are shortlisted for Best Trad Track, Best Album and Best Group: “You can now vote in fifteen categories that celebrate the rich diversity of the current folk, roots and acoustic scene. What makes our awards a bit more involving for you is that you get to decide them.”

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The Long Way Home

The landmark new release sees the band returning to their musical folk roots.

‘Immaculately packaged, beautifully produced, finely recorded' and ‘a thoughtful album of warm shades and lower temperature that sounds surprisingly…well…folkie’ - Colin Irwin, fRoots

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Show of Hands are undeniably one of the strongest current forces in acoustic music - England's finest and most popular roots duo and something of a "people's band".

"Formidable operators in the roots arena. A class act"

The Independent

Nominated for Best Album 2016

BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards