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The Shires Announce Spring UK Tour And Fourth Album 'Good Years'

Friday, 22 November 2019 Written by Jon Stickler

The Shires will embark on a huge UK tour next spring.

The British country duo have lined up over 20 shows, including stops in Birmingham, Bristol, Aberdeen, Edinburgh, Liverpool, Cardiff and Brighton, among others. Tickets go on general sale at 10am on November 29.

The pair have also shared details of their fourth studio LP, 'Good Years', which is preceded by their soaring ballad New Year, out now via BMG. Check out the track alongside the record's cover art below.

The follow-up to 2018's 'Accidentally on Purpose' was recorded in Nashville and is scheduled to arrive on March 13. Speaking on the release of the single and the new LP, Crissie Rhodes and Ben Earle said: 

"We are so excited to be releasing 'Good Years', our fourth album recorded in Nashville and also announce our next UK tour!

"Honesty and storytelling has always been such an important part of our songwriting. We've poured some of the incredible experiences and life we’ve lived into these songs. We can’t wait to hit the road next year and play these live across the country.

"The songs mean so much to us personally, but there really is nothing like looking out at our fans in the crowd and seeing how much of an impact they can have in someone else’s life. It’s truly a very special thing."

'Good Years' tracklist:

1. Lightning Strikes
2. On The Day I Die
3. Good Years
4. No Secrets
5. About Last Night
6. New Year
7. Only Always
8. Independece Day
9. Thank You Whiskey
10. People Like Us
11. Better Place
12. Crazy Days

The Shires Upcoming Tour Dates are as follows

Mon April 27 2020 - WEYMOUTH Pavilion
Tue April 28 2020 - TORQUAY Princess Theatre
Wed April 29 2020 - STOKE Victoria Hall
Fri May 01 2020 - LINCOLN Engine Shed
Mon May 04 2020 - BIRMINGHAM Symphony Hall
Tue May 05 2020 - ABERYSWYTH Arts Centre
Wed May 06 2020 - GUILDFORD G Live
Fri May 08 2020 - BRISTOL O2 Academy Bristol
Sat May 09 2020 - CAMBRIDGE Corn Exchange
Sun May 10 2020 - NOTTINGHAM Royal Centre
Tue May 12 2020 - CARLISLE Sands Centre
Wed May 13 2020 - ABERDEEN Beach Ballroom
Thu May 14 2020 - EDINBURGH Liquid Room
Fri May 15 2020 - GATESHEAD Sage
Sun May 17 2020 - IPSWICH Regent Theatre
Tue May 19 2020 - MANCHESTER Bridgewater Hall
Wed May 20 2020 - YORK Barbican
Fri May 22 2020 - OXFORD New Theatre
Sat May 23 2020 - LIVERPOOL Philarmonic Hall
Sun May 24 2020 - CARDIFF St Davids Hall
Tue May 26 2020 - BASINGSTOKE Anvil
Wed May 27 2020 - LONDON Palladium
Tue June 02 2020 - BRIGHTON Dome
Wed June 03 2020 - FOLKESTONE Leas Cliff Hall
Thu June 04 2020 - BEDFORD Corn Exchange

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