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“We’re All In It Together” – Morning Star compilation CD

June 11th 2012

Show of Hands’ BBC award-winning song “Arrogance Ignorance and Greed” (AIG) features on the album “We’re All In It Together”, a compilation to mark 80 years of The Morning Star newspaper. The 33 track double CD has been curated by singer songwriter Michael Weston-King, and will be officially released on Red Planet Records on July 2. CD1 is themed “Protest” and CD2 “Survive”.

Among other artists appearing on the album are Thea Gilmore, The Destroyers, Eddi Reader, Southern Tenant Folk Union, Kathryn Williams, Clive Gregson and Christine Collister, Reg Meuross, Boo Hewerdine and the late Jackie Leven. Available online here

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Centenary: Words and Music of the Great War

Words and Music of the Great War

Unique and powerful, Centenary Words & Music Of The Great War matches the remarkable poetry of those war years against the music of the era, along with new compositions inspired by the war.

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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

"Voted Best Duo and the Best Original Song"

2010 BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards