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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)

For more information about Hawley – Click here to go to his homepage

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