EH-FM SAY Award Special – 22 Jul (Listen Again)

Listen back to our Scottish Album of the Year Award Special on EH-FM ahead of the Live at the Longlist event at The Queen's Hall in Edinburgh on 26 July

Article by Tallah Brash | 22 Jul 2019
  • Young Fathers live at The Barrowlands, Glasgow

Ahead of the longlist for the 2019 Scottish Album of the Year (SAY Award) being announced at the Live at the Longlist event on Friday 26 July at The Queen's Hall, I (Tallah Brash) put together a Scottish special featuring an extended look at the SAY Award, past and future. At one point I was joined in the EH-FM studio by the biggest bee I've ever seen, and I generally had a very nice time playing a lot of great Scottish music.

Listen back to the show in the below Mixcloud player. Enjoy!

Here's the full playlist:

Blanck Mass – No Dice
KT Tunstall – Black Horse and the Cherry Tree
Arab Strap – First Big Weekend
Belle & Sebastian – The Boy with the Arab Strap
Franz Ferdinand – This Fire
Miaoux Miaoux – Autopilot
Jonnie Common – Figurehead
Conquering Animal Sound – The Future Does Not Require
Meursault – A Few Kind Words
Errors – Pump
Emma Pollock – Parks and Recreation
Honeyblood – Super Rat
CHVRCHES – The Mother We Share
The Twilight Sad – At Home I Had Become the Invisible Boy

Previous SAY Award Winners
Kathryn Joseph – The Bird (won in 2015 for Bones You Have Thrown Me, And Blood I've Spilled)
Anna Meredith – R-Type (won in 2016 for 
Sacred Paws –  Strike a Match (won in 2017 for
Strike a Match)
Young Fathers – Toy (won in 2018 for
Cocoa Sugar)

Eligible Artists for the 2019 SAY Award
Free Love – Synchronicity (taken from Luxury Hits, released via Full Ashram, 9 Nov 2018)
Adam Stafford – Zero Disruption (taken from 
Fire Behind the Curtain, released via Song, by Toad, 4 May 2018)
SOPHIE – Immaterial (taken from
The Oil of Every Pearl's Un-Insides, released on Transgressive, 15 Jun 2018)
Vital Idles – Chains (taken from 
Left Hand, released on Upset the Rhythm, 1 Jun 2018)
C Duncan – Impossible (taken from
Health, released on FatCat, 29 Mar 2019)

The Beta Band – Dry the Rain
Eurythmics – There Must Be An Angel


Live at the Longlist takes place at The Queen's Hall, Edinburgh, 26 Jul with performances from Kobi Onyame, C Duncan and Modern Studies, who will be performing alongside Idlewild's Rod Jones; Tickets available here

The 2019 SAY Award winner will be announced in a ceremony at Edinburgh's Assembly Rooms, 6 Sep; More info here:

The Skinny are back on EH-FM on Mon 29 Jul from 12-2pm where regular contributors Beth Cochrane and Laura Waddell will present a books special ahead of the Edinburgh International Books Festival