FOLLOWING a four-week promotion of the Scottish Album of the Year award longlist, the promotion concludes with a 24-hour public vote on Monday 27 May when the public can choose their favourite from the list of 20 nominated albums (see below).
The album with the most public votes will secure an automatic place on The SAY award shortlist of ten, with the other nine titles being chosen by an independent panel of judges on Thursday 30 May – see notes for editors for full list of judges.
The SAY award longlist is (in alphabetical order):
Admiral Fallow Tree Bursts In Snow
Auntie Flo Future Rhythm Machine
Calvin Harris 18 Months
Dam Mantle Brothers Fowl
Django Django Django Django
Duncan Chisholm Affric
Emeli Sandé Our Version of Events
Errors Have Some Faith In Magic
Human Don’t Be Angry Human Don’t Be Angry
Karine Polwart Traces
Konrad Wiszniewski & Euan Stevenson New Focus
Lau Race The Loser
Meursault Something For The Weakened
Miaoux Miaoux Light of the North
Paul Buchanan Mid Air
RM Hubbert Thirteen Lost & Found
Stanley Odd Reject
The Twilight Sad No One Can Ever Know
The Unwinding Hours Afterlives
HOW TO VOTE!
You can vote for your favourite album through the SAY website or via The SAY award app. All 20 albums will be streamed throughout the day on Monday 27th May.
START VOTING FROM 00:01 hrs!
For further information:
Print | Broadcast Media: Wendy Niblock | 07961 814834 | firstname.lastname@example.org
Online | Social Media: Stacey Walton | 07855 181780 | email@example.com
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NOTES FOR EDITORS:
Key dates for your diary
Monday 27th May
24-hour public vote.
Thursday 30th May
The SAY award shortlist announcement
The SAY Art Commission winner announcement
Opening of the SAY Art Commission group show
Thursday 20th June
Scottish Album of the Year Award Ceremony – Barrowland Ballroom.
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