Media Release: Scottish Album of the Year; 24-hour public vote taking place on Monday


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

PAWS    Cokefloat!

RM Hubbert    Thirteen Lost & Found

Stanley Odd    Reject

The Twilight Sad    No One Can Ever Know

The Unwinding Hours    Afterlives


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.


For further information:

Print | Broadcast Media: Wendy Niblock | 07961 814834 |

Online | Social Media: Stacey Walton | 07855 181780 |

Follow us on Twitter: #sayaward


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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