Simon Mayo will be broadcasting on his Drivetime show from The Royal Albert Hall for the BBC R2 Folk Awards on Wed 27 Apr with live music from Show of Hands, and others including The Young’uns, Sam Lee and The Unthanks.
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
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.
Steve, Phil & Miranda
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 2016BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards