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


Kid Canaveral
— Faulty Inner Dialogue
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Kim Edgar
— Stories Untold
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Kinbrae
— Tidal Patterns
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King Creosote
— Astronaut Meets Appleman
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Listen: Spotify
Koba
— Setting Sun
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Listen: Bandcamp
Konx-om-Pax
— Caramel
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KT Tunstall
— KIN
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Law Holt
— City
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Listen: Spotify Soundcloud Bandcamp
Law Holt
— Gone
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LIAPEI
— At What Cost
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Little King
— Greater Belfast
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Liz Lochhead With The Hazey Janes & Steve Kettley
— The Light Comes Back
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Logik
— King Of The Town
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Loki
— Trigger Warning
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Lomond Campbell
— Black River Promise
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Lord of The Isles
— In Waves
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Louise Bichan
— Out of My Own Light
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Lyle Christine
— Duff Steer
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Machines in Heaven
— Phenomenology
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Madeleine Dow
— MDLN
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Malcolm Middleton
— Summer Of '13
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Manistone
— Everyone has their time
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Mantra
— Mantra
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Mark Vernon
— Lend An Ear, Leave A Word
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Mark W. Georgsson
— Faces And Places
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Marti Pellow
— Mysterious
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Martin Creed
— Thoughts Lined Up
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Meursault
— I Will Kill Again
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Mickey 9s
— Galactic Radio
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Miracle Glass Company
— MGC 1
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Modern Studies
— Swell to Great
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Mogwai
— Atomic
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MondoRosco
— Kompass Strasse
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Monkoora
— Pale Slopes
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Mothmatix
— Phoenix Rising
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Mt. Doubt
— In Awe Of Nothing
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Mull Historical Society
— Dear Satellite
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Nae Plans - Hamish Napier and Adam Sutherland
— Vol. II Live! The First Scottish Tour
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NEW FOCUS
— ON SONG
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Nick Shane
— Nick Shane
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Nicola Benedetti, Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
— Shostakovich; Glazunov
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One Oz
— The Land of Oz
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OOKY
— Day Of The Dead
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OTO HIAX
— OTO HIAX
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