Acclaimed songwriter Richard Hawley has announced two winter shows, one in his hometown of Sheffield to round off his amazing year.
Hawley’s third solo album Coles Corner, named after a place in Sheffield where lovers court, has just achieved Gold status in the UK – sales of over 100,000 copies.
The album was also nominated for this years Mercury Music Prize – when the Arctic Monkeys pipped Hawley to the prize, the Monkeys Alex Turner quipped “Somebody call 999, Richard Hawley’s been robbed!”
The ex-Longpigs and Pulp member Hawley is currently in the studio recording a follow-up album but will play the following two shows:
Shepherds Bush Empire (November 29)
Sheffield City Hall (December 12)