News - July 13, 2016

The Shires announce new album My Universe and massive UK tour
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The Shires announce new album My Universe and exclusive hmv edition

Country pop duo The Shires have announced that their new album is to be titled My Universe and it will be released in October. 

The album is the band's second and the follow-up to their hit 2015 debut album Brave. It will be released on October 7th, with an exclusive hmv edition that includes exclusive artwork, two bonus tracks and access to an exclusive pre-sale of tickets for The Shires' UK tour, ahead of general release. 

It is available to pre-order now by clicking on the icon on the right-hand side of the page. 

Anyone who orders the album before Monday (July 18th) will get access to the pre-sale and you can find full details of how to take advantage of this below. 

The tour will begin on November 18th in Oxford and finishes up with a show at London's Shepherds Bush Empire on December 11th. It is an extensive tour, taking in 17 venues in all. 


The Shires will play:

O2 Academy Oxford (18)

Basingstoke The Anvil (20)

Southampton O2 Guildhall (21)

Northampton Royal and Derngate (23)

Cardiff St. David’s Hall (24)

Bedford Corn Exchange (25)

Cambridge Corn Exchange (27)

Bristol Colston Hall (28)

Brighton Dome (29)

Llandudno Venue Cymru (December 2)

Birmingham Institute (3)

Manchester Bridgewater Hall (4)

Gateshead The Sage (5)

O2 ABC Glasgow (7)

York Barbican (8)

O2 Academy Liverpool (9)

London Shepherds Bush Empire (11)


Full details on the pre-sale offer are below:


From Thursday 14th July at 10am until Monday 18th July 2016 at 11.59pm customers can:

- Pre-order offer available in-store and online

- Customers are asked to provide their email address and mobile number when they pre-order so they can be contacted with their unique pre-sale code.


From Tuesday 19th July...

- Customers will receive an email containing the ticket link and their unique code required to access pre-sale tickets on Thursday 21st July 9am.

- Each unique code can only be used once. Customers can purchase a maximum of 2 tickets.

- In the event you do not receive your code via email by Wednesday 20th July, please contact the team here. 


From Thursday 21st July 9am until Friday 22nd July 8:59am...

- Pre-sale tickets will be available for 24 hours only.

- Customers can access the pre-sale window by clicking on the link provided in their email and using their unique code.

- Please note, access to the pre-sale window does not guarantee a ticket.

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