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Wake The Union reaches #73 in the Official Album Chart

October 22nd 2012

Bizarrely sandwiched between Jay-Z with Kanye West and the Best of INXS this is the first time a Show of Hands album has charted in the Top 75 of the Official Album Chart.
With alt-folk/acoustic acts like the Mumfords, Jake Bugg, Ed Sheeran, Ben Howard and Bellowhead (brilliant, guys) giving the X-Factored crowd a run for their money we’re in good company.

Thanks to all of you out there for buying the album and supporting us.

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The New Double Bill DVD


Show of Hands with the Urban Soul Orchestra live at Shrewsbury Folk Festival

Show of Hands with the Urban Soul Orchestra live at Shrewsbury Folk Festival.

The first part is a multi-camera edited recording of Show of Hands with the Urban Soul Orchestra live at Shrewsbury Folk Festival,and the second part is ‘Making the Waking’ – A film by Mark Tucker.

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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