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Jan
22

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Ward Thomas release new single ‘Town Called Ugley’

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NEW SINGLE ‘TOWN CALLED UGLEY’ RELEASED MARCH 2ND

BAND’S 18 DATE UK & EIRE HEADLINE TOUR KICKS OFF 11TH MARCH

Following a hugely successful 2014, that saw the band’s debut LP ‘From Where We Stand’ go to No.1 on both the iTunes Country Chart and the OCC Country Artist Album chart and win UK Album Of The Year at the British Country Music Awards, critically acclaimed UK country duo Ward Thomas kick off 2015 with their fantastic new single ‘Town Called Ugley’. Set to be released on March 2nd, the single coincides with the band’s 18 date UK headline tour, as well as the release of the re-packaged version of “From Where We Stand”, also out, both physically and digitally, on March 2nd.

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Dec
21

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Ward Thomas record a new version of “In The Bleak Midwinter” to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Christmas Truce

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NEW RECORDING OF “IN THE BLEAK MIDWINTER” RELEASED TO COMMEMORATE 100TH ANNIVERSARY OF WW1 CHRISTMAS TRUCE

UK country duo Ward Thomas have recorded a new version of “In The Bleak Midwinter” to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Christmas Truce of 1914. Available to download, all royalties from the track will be shared equally by the Homeless Veterans Appeal (http://homelessveterans.co.uk) in the UK and the Volksbund Organization (http://volksbund.de/en/volksbund.html) in Germany to honor those on both sides who took part in the truce.

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Nov
27

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Ward Thomas Announce UK Headline Tour – March/April 2015

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EXTENSIVE UK TOUR ANNOUNCED FOR MARCH/APRIL 2015

DEBUT ALBUM ‘FROM WHERE WE STAND’ WINS BRITISH COUNTRY MUSIC AWARD FOR BEST UK ALBUM

TICKETS ON SALE 9AM FRIDAY 28TH NOVEMBER – MUSICGLUE.COM/WARDTHOMAS & GIGSANDTOURS.COM

Following the sell out success of their co – headline tour with fellow British Country flag flyers The Shires, critically acclaimed UK country duo Ward Thomas have today announced details of their own, 18 date UK and Ireland tour, to begin in March. The announcement follows hot on the heels of the band’s UK Album Of The Year Award win at this year’s British Country Music Awards, as well as a run of recent shows that saw most of the dates, including two back to back London shows at Bush Hall, sell out.

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Nov
15

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VIDEO: Ward Thomas ‘Way Back When’

ward thomas videoFresh off their hugely successful Homegrown tour with fellow UK duo The Shires (Andy’s review is here), Ward Thomas have released the official music video for their second single ‘Way Back When’, off their debut album ‘From Where We Stand’. It functions as the follow-up to ‘Push For The Stride’, which continues to prove popular on iTunes (it bowed at #1). The upbeat country-pop number with gospel undertones works perfectly with a live-style video, and that’s just what they’ve done for ‘Way Back When’.

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Nov
11

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Ward Thomas/The Shires @ The Thekla, Bristol, UK | November 7, 2014 – Review

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Country music in the UK has been steadily growing in popularity in the past few years, helped in part by country artists such as Taylor Swift, The Band Perry and Kacey Musgraves touring the UK and establishing a fan-base early on in their careers and events such as the C2C exposing country music to a wider audience. Radio 2 especially have been instrumental in introducing both new and established acts to the general public.

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Oct
28

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Ward Thomas & The Shires Share Video Session Ahead of Their Co-Headline Tour

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THE SHIRES & WARD THOMAS SPEARHEAD NEW WAVE OF UK COUNTRY & CO-HEADLINE ‘HOME-GROWN TOUR’
Watch them in session together below!
5 dates already sold out

“Even a few years ago, the idea of British Country music spelt wannabe Dollys, line-dancing seniors and unconvincing American accents. Now though, fresh artists with country influences and the dexterity to create a credible home-grown version of the music are emerging” – Sunday Times

Two fast-rising acts, The Shires & Ward Thomas, on a joint tour that is set to be a landmark moment for the UK scene. The bands will take it in turns to headline on a series of dates around the UK. This is the moment fans of fresh and exciting country music have been waiting for!

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Oct
27

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Ward Thomas On Touring With The Shires, Songwriting And Country Music In The UK – Interview

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Ward Thomas are fast becoming one of the biggest acts in UK Country; with the successful release of their album “From Where We Stand.” and an upcoming co-headlining tour with The Shires, the future is looking bright. I was lucky enough to to speak to one half of the fantastic duo, Lizzy Ward Thomas, and we spoke about everything from their upcoming tour with The Shires to a drunk man itching his head with his toes.

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Sep
8

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Ward Thomas share new single ‘Way Back When’

NEW SINGLE: ‘WAY BACK WHEN’ TO BE RELEASED OCTOBER 20TH AHEAD OF CO-HEADLINE UK TOUR WITH THE SHIRES

Country is being re-born…(Ward-Thomas are)…fresh artists with country influences and the dexterity to create a credible home grown version of the music – Sunday Times Culture Following the release of their debut album ‘From Where We Stand’, which debuted in the Top 20 of the mid-week album chart the day after it’s release, entered the iTunes Country Chart at No.1 and has sat at the top of the OCC Country Artist Album Chart for 5 weeks, Ward Thomas announce their third single, ‘Way Back When’, out on October 20th. Continue reading