The Shires has been
postponed to Saturday 21 May 2022.
The UK’s best-selling country act The Shires have released a
taster single ‘New Year’ from their eagerly awaited
forthcoming album ‘Good Years’. ‘New Year’ is
out now on BMG. ‘Good Years’ will be available as a limited
edition red vinyl as well as on CD and streaming platforms.
The title of the group’s newest record couldn’t ring truer for Ben
and Crissie as the release follows two gold-certified albums and three
Top 10 singles firmly cementing their status as two of country music’s most
The band’s new music coincides with the announcement of a UK tour which
will see the duo play the likes of the London Palladium, Bristol Academy,
Birmingham’s Symphony Hall and Brighton’s Dome alongside a number of other
venues across the UK.
As with all their albums ‘Good Years’ was recorded in
the home of Country Music, Nashville. It is a poignant project for Crissie and
Ben now having made huge waves both on home soil and across the pond as the
first UK artists to win ‘Best International Act’ at the prestigious
Speaking on the release of their latest single and the new album
Crissie and Ben said; “We are so excited to be releasing ‘Good Years’,
our 4th 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