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fRoots Magazine announces 2018 Album of the Year Nominees

fRoots Magazine announces 2018 Album of the Year Nominees

Every year since 1986 fRoots have polled experts in the UK and worldwide to find the Album Of The Year in the fields of music which they champion. With hundreds of writers, broadcasters and activists on the panel, the fRoots Critics Poll For Albums Of The Year is long established as the most extensively researched and prestigious annual poll of its kind.

This year’s winners will exclusively be revealed by BBC Radio 3 during their Music Planet broadcast from 11 pm on Friday 7th December, presented by Kathryn Tickell, and in the Winter issue of fRoots magazine from 11th December. At the same time fRoots will announce the Editor’s Choice Album Of The Year on micro-independent artist-run labels.

This year´s nominees include:

NEW ALBUM: 

ANNA + ELIZABETH : The Invisible Comes To Us (Smithsonian Folkways)

OLIVIA CHANEY : Shelter (Nonesuch)

FATOUMATA DIAWARA : Fenfo: Something To Say (Montuno)

CATRIN FINCH & SECKOU KEITA : Soar (Bendigedig)

KITTY MACFARLANE : Namer Of Clouds (Navigator Records)

JACKIE OATES : The Joy Of Living (ECC)

LISA O’NEIL : Heard A Long Gone Song (River Lea)

THE RHEINGANS SISTERS : Bright Field (RootBeat)

SANS : Kulku (Cloud Valley)

NORMA WATERSON & ELIZA CARTHY : Anchor (Topic)

REISSUE / COMPILATION ALBUM:

DUR-DUR BAND : Dur-Dur Of Somalia Volume 1 & 2 (Analog Africa)

BOB DYLAN : More Blood, More Tracks: The Bootleg Series Vol. 14 (Sony Music)

VARIOUS ARTISTS : African Scream Contest 2 (Analog Africa)

VARIOUS ARTISTS : Listen All Around: 1950s Popular Music From The Congo, Tanganyika, Zanzibar And Kenya (Dust-To-Digital)

VARIOUS ARTISTS : Two Niles To Sing A Melody: The Violins & Synths Of Sudan (Ostinato)

HEDY WEST : From Grandmaw And Me (Fledg’ling)

 

You can see all the winners down the years at frootsmag.com/pollwinners

 

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