Read about the albums below that have been selected in the Scots Trad Album of the Year Longlist 2017. Click on the links to find out more about each release. The Album of the Year will be unveiled at the most prestigious date in Scotland’s cultural calendar, the MG ALBA Scots Trad Music Award ceremony on the 2nd December 2017. Tickets to attend are on sale from on 0300 300 1210 or by visiting www.paisley 2021.co.uk/events and can also be purchased via Paisley Arts Centre. Read about all the albums released in 2017.
|Artist Name||The Islay Sessioners|
|Album title||Mac Ile|
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Produced by Duncan Lyall, Mac Ìle showcases a flavoursome variety of Fraser’s tunes, alongside compositions by Lori Watson, Adam Sutherland, Laura-Beth Salter and Calum MacCrimmon. A particularly special feature of the album, is Fraser himself playing whistle for his slow air “Air Chall”.
Proceeds of this album will be used for the advancement of education, arts and culture and for the relief of those living with multiple sclerosis in Scotland, particularly on the Isle of Islay.
|Label Name||Bruichladdich Records|