On Wednesday 24 May, The 2017 SAY Award Longlist will be revealed in front of a live audience at Glasgow's O2 ABC Glasgow. With exclusive live performances from SAY Award alumni Admiral Fallow, Steve Mason (acoustic) and Mungo's Hi Fi with YT.

Join us as we announce 20 outstanding albums as the official Scottish Album of the Year Award 2017 Longlist.

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The SAY Award is a prestigious and exciting arts prize produced by the Scottish Music Industry Association (SMIA), with confirmed partners for 2017 including Paisley for UK City of Culture 2021, Creative Scotland, TicketWeb and PPL. Boasting a lucrative £20,000 prize for the winner and nine runner up prizes of £1,000 each, the award celebrates, promotes and rewards the most outstanding Scottish albums released each year. Respected by artists and valued by the industry, The SAY Award is responsible for a surge in musical discovery and an explosion of impassioned debate on social media.

Eligible album submissions are now closed.

Eligible Albums


Fair Mothers
— Through Them Fingers Yours And Mine
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Fairweather & The Elements
— Elements
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False Hopes
— Death by Inches
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Fat-Suit
— Atlas
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Fatherson
— Open Book
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Fiona Soe Paing
— Alien Lullabies
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First Tiger
— Dedicated
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Fly Jackson
— Subliminal Happiness
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FOUND
— Terra Nova
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Frankie Miller
— Double Take
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Fraser Edwards
— I Am God
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Fraser Langton (clarinet) James Willshire (piano) Trio Dramatis - Composer: Rory Boyle
— Rory Boyle: Music For Clarinet
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FRAUEN
— Unreal City
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Free Nelson Mandoomjazz
— The Organ Grinder
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Frightened Rabbit
— Painting Of A Panic Attack
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Geek Maggot Bingo
— This Is This, This Ain't Something Else, This Is This.
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Gerry & The Shed
— Trust
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Giles Lamb
— Acoust:OMA
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Gillian Frame
— Pendulum
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glacis
— The World Is A Little Lonelier Without You
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Graham Mackenzie
— Crossing Borders
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Haworth Hodgkinson
— Year's Embers
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Haworth Hodgkinson
— Pianos of the Night
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Haworth Hodgkinson
— Winter Solstice Again
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Haworth Hodgkinson
— Lade Braes
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Hebrides Ensemble
— Since it was the day of preparation... James MacMillan
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Hector Bizerk
— The Second City of the Empire
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Heidi Talbot
— Here We Go 1, 2, 3
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Helene Celle
— If I Can't Handle Me At My Best Then You Don't Deserve You At Your Worst
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HIFi Sean
— Ft.
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Honeyblood
— Babes Never Die
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Howling Home
— Swim or Sink
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Hudson Mohawke
— DedSec - Watch Dogs 2
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Iona Fyfe (band)
— East
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Ives
— The Assembly of Animals
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Jackal Trades
— Need the Character (s)
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Jacob Yates & The Pearly Gate Lock Pickers
— Goths!!!
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Jay Rolex and MC Almond Milk
— Smell The Audi
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Jenn & Laura-Beth
— Bound
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Jenny Sturgeon
— From The Skein
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Jetsam
— Yugen
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Jimi Russell And The Rio Cafe Gang
— Cleared For Release
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John McCusker
— Hello, Goodbye
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Jon Keliehor
— The Beginning Of Time
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Joshua Sabin
— Terminus Drift
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