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Kathryn Joseph Wins Scottish LP Award
Bryan Brussee , June 18th, 2015 12:04

Bones You Have Thrown Me, And Blood I've Spilled wins Scottish Album Of The Year Award, coming ahead of Young Fathers and Belle & Sebastian

Last night Aberdeen singer-songwriter Kathryn Joseph won the Scottish Album Of The Year Award, along with £20,000, for Bones You Have Thrown Me, And Blood I've Spilled, her debut album. The award is something of a surprise to Joseph, though probably not to her listeners; in a recent interview with The Skinny, Joseph said of the album sessions “I never felt like we were making something beautiful. I just thought my songs were shit, and that this is all really embarrassing.”

Kathryn beat out an impressive shortlist, featuring albums from indie heavyweights Belle & Sebastian, public vote winner Paolo Nutini and the genre-bending trio Young Fathers, among six other worthy acts. She says in the same interview that it's the live performances that make it all worthwhile: “Being in that moment is the only time that none of this feels weird at all.” The award comes from the Scottish Music Industry Association in partnership with Creative Scotland.