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Ward Thomas Announce ‘A Shorter Story’ – EP 22 Date UK Spring Tour Starts April 28th

After opening C2C Festival at the O2 Arena on March 10th, Ward Thomas release their stunning new EP ‘A Shorter Story’ – a series of 5 cover versions cherry picked by Catherine and Lizzy. Once again the release showcases their stunning vocal harmonies, as well as seeing them put their own unique stamp on some of their favourite songs.

Catherine and Lizzy said ’We’ve been playing around with cover versions as part of our acoustic Snug Sessions videos for a few years now and mostly they have gone down really well. We recorded the EP over two days and have tried to bring something new and different to each song whilst at the same time respecting the original versions. Hopefully people like them!’

A Shorter Story is available now on Spotify and iTunes.

Ward Thomas have already sold an incredible 17,000 tickets for their spring tour with a number of dates already sold out, while their acclaimed ‘Cartwheels’ album has sold over 75,000 copies since entering the UK charts at Number 1 last September.

This morning, the girls were added to the bill for Tom Petty at Hyde Park on July 9th,with major festival appearances following that at Latitude, Isle of Wight, Cornbury and Harvest amongst others. In August they will also support one of their all time heroines Miranda Lambert.
Ward Thomas play:

Sat 29th BIRMINGHAM, O2 Birmingham Institute
Sun 30th EDINBURGH, Queens Hall SOLD OUT

Tue 2nd YORK, York Barbican
Wed 3rd SHEFFIELD, The Plug
Thu 4th LEEDS, Church
Fri 5th NORWICH, Open
Sat 6th OXFORD, O2 Academy
Tue 9th LEICESTER, De Montfort Hall
Wed 10th LONDON, O2 Shepherds Bush Empire
Thu 11th WORTHING, Pavilion Theatre
Fri 12th PORTSMOUTH, Pyramids Centre
Tue 16th BATH, Komedia                                                            SOLD OUT
Wed 17th CARDIFF, Tramshed
Thu 18th EXETER, Lemon Grove
Fri 19th FALMOUTH, Princess Pavilion
Tue 23rd NORTHAMPTON, The Roadmender
Wed 24th MANCHESTER, O2 Ritz
Thu 25th LINCOLN, Engine Shed
Sat 27th ABERDEEN, The Lemon Tree                                      SOLD OUT
Mon 29th GATESHEAD, The Sage
Tue 30th CAMBRIDGE, Junction
Sun 9th LONDON, Hyde Park (Tom Petty Support)

Ward Thomas support Miranda Lambert on the following dates:

Fri 18th BIRMINGHAM, Barclaycard Arena
Sat 19th MANCHESTER, O2 Apollo
Mon 21st GLASGOW,  Clyde
Wed 23rd LONDON, Eventim Apollo


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