10 outstanding Scottish albums have been announced as The SAY Award Shortlist for 2021; whittled down from 327 Eligible Albums by 100 impartial music industry Nominators, and subsequently, by an online public vote and The SAY Award judging panel.

Each record is now in the running for the £20,000 prize, as well as the coveted title of Scottish Album of the Year. The winner will be announced on Saturday 23 October at a Ceremony taking place at Edinburgh’s Usher Hall.

The Modern Scottish Classic Award recognises an iconic album from Scotland’s past which still inspires music being made today. The winner is chosen by the artists that make up The SAY Award Longlist each year, and we’re delighted to reveal that 'The Midnight Organ Fight' by Frightened Rabbit has been selected as 2021’s winner.

The Midnight Organ Fight’ will be honoured at The SAY Award Ceremony 2021.