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Thanks to all who voted for The Long Way Home

February 23rd 2016

We now have to wait until the BBC R2 Folk Awards night (Wed 27 Apr) to see if we’ve won the Best Album gong. If you fancy being at the event at London’s Royal Albert Hall tickets are available here

Thanks for all your support, Steve & Phil.

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

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

SOH on Bob Harris Sunday…..

December 10th 2015

Bob will be playing a track from ‘The Long Way Home’ album on the Bob Harris Sunday show 13th Dec. ‘Superb‘ – Bob Harris

Track from the new SOH album on the Folk Show

October 27th 2015

Mark Radcliffe will be playing a track from the new SOH album ‘The Long Way Home’ on The Folk Show BBC R2 Wednesday 28 Oct. On air from 7pm click here



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

Order your copy direct from us or here:


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