The Southern Companion will release new album Shine a Little Light on 25th January 2019 on their own label, Eleven33 Records.
The album will be available to pre-order from 21st November 2018 and fans will automatically receive Songbird. The Southern Companion will support the album release with a UK headline tour during February and March 2019 with dates to be announced shortly.
Fronted by singer/songwriter and guitarist Darren Hodson, The Southern Companion are made up of some of the UK’s finest session musicians, some of whom first met in the music room at school. The members have played with the biggest stars in music including Tom Jones, Take That, Mel C, Lulu, Rumer, James Morrison, Pete Townsend, Dire Straits and Amy MacDonald.
The Southern Companion recorded an Under the Apple Tree session for Bob Harris in 2016 and have appeared at C2C: Country to Country and a string of UK festivals. They’ve built a solid following on the Country and Americana circuit.
The band has a featured song in the upcoming smash hit movie “Wild Rose” feat. Jessie Buckley and Julie Walters.