The Scottish Album of the Year Award has opened its public vote giving music fans all over the world 72 hours to choose their favourite album from The SAY Award Longlist.
Music lovers will have until midnight on Wednesday 14 June to cast their vote with the public’s choice guaranteed a slot on The SAY Award shortlist, due to be exclusively revealed as part of BBC Music Day 2017 on 15 June.
Anyone who votes will automatically be entered into a ballot to win an exclusive pair of tickets to this year’s SAY Award ceremony on 28 June.
The album with the most votes at midnight on Wednesday will make the list, earning the artist a guaranteed £1,000 and the chance to be crowned Scottish Album of the Year 2017 and earn the £20,000 prize.
The winner of the public vote will join nine other shortlisted titles chosen by The SAY Award’s independent judging panel.
This year’s longlist symbolises the variety of emerging and established talent in Scotland including a diverse range of genres and internationally renowned acts.
Visit The SAY Award website to listen and vote.
The longlist is below:
Adam Holmes and The Embers – Brighter Still
C Duncan – The Midnight Sun
Ela Orleans – Circles of Upper and Lower Hell
Fatherson – Open Book
Frightened Rabbit – Painting of a Panic Attack
Honeyblood – Babes Never Die
The Jesus and Mary Chain – Damage and Joy
King Creosote – Astronaut Meets Appleman
Konx-om-Pax – Caramel
Meursault – I Will Kill Again
Modern Studies – Swell To Great
Mogwai – Atomic
Pictish Trail – Future Echoes
Rachel Newton – Here’s My Heart Come Take It
RM Hubbert – Telling The Trees
Sacred Paws – Strike A Match
Starless – Starless
Teenage Fanclub – Here