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‘The Long Way Home’ in the Official Charts!

January 28th 2016

The Long Way Home is at #70 in the Official Album Chart, at #9 Indie Album Chart and at #1 Indie Breaker Chart. Thanks to all who’ve bought the album and please share the news.


Spring Duo Tour in April 2016

January 19th 2016

Show of Hands Duo Tour – April 2016
While Miranda is out promoting her new album with Rex in 2016, Phil and Steve will be touring some smaller, more intimate venues in the Show of Hands Duo Tour. Expect some old favourites mixed in with a few more from the acclaimed ‘Long Way Home’ album, released this year. Many of the venues on this tour are already over 50% sold out, so do book your tickets soon!


Breaking News: Show of Hands on the BBC R2 Playlist!

January 7th 2016

Hi Folks, we’re chuffed to announce, that with your help and support over the years, we’ve finally made the Radio 2 Playlist with ‘Walk With Me (When The Sun Goes Down)’, taken from the new album The Long Way Home. We rub shoulders on the ‘C’ List with great artists like David Bowie, Suede and Robert Cray so keep your ears open for airplay from Saturday 9th Jan for the next seven days.

The album is released on Friday 15th January and you can get it from the following sources:
SOH Online Shop here
In store at HMV from the 15th
Amazon pre-order here
iTunes here If you pre-order from iTunes you get two tracks, ‘Walk With Me’ and ‘Breme’, for immediate download


SOH ‘In Session’ on Mark Radcliffe Folk Show…

January 5th 2016

Hi Folks, a quick reminder that we’ll be ‘In Session’ on the Folk Show with Mark Radcliffe BBC R2 tomorrow Wednesday 6 Jan at 7pm chatting with Mark and performing songs from the new album, The Long Way Home.

Steve, Phil & Miranda


Happy New Year to all…..

December 30th 2015

We hope you’ve had a good Xmas and survived the floods, especially those of you in the hardest-hit areas. Wishing you all a Happy New Year and look forward to seeing you out & about on our solo tours Jan-March and the duo tour in April.

Meanwhile a date for the diary: we’ll be ‘in session’ on the Folk Show with Mark Radcliffe BBC R2 Wednesday 6 Jan at 7pm chatting with Mark and performing songs from the new album, The Long Way Home.

Steve, Phil & Miranda

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THE LONG WAY HOME


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

The release date is 15th Jan 2016, but you can pre-order your copy now direct from us or here:
Amazon: http://amzn.to/1kwtnZ2

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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