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Songlines Best Album 2019

Songlines announce their Best Albums of 2019

Songlines Magazine have announced their Best Albums of 2019 (see below) and we’re pleased to see the list include five albums distributed by Proper. These include Miri from Bassekou Kouyaté & Ngoni ba, 1958 from Blick Bassy, HaitiaNola from Lakou Mizik, Songs of our Native Daughters from Our Native Daughters and The Lost Words: Spell […]

The Grammy Awards

The 2020 GRAMMY® nominations

Congratulations to all of the nominees for the 2020 GRAMMY® Awards which were announced last week. This year we’re pleased to see twenty six Proper distributed acts among the shortlist (see below). The 62nd Annual Grammy Awards ceremony will take place on January 26, 2020, at Staples Center in Los Angeles and will be hosted, […]

UK Americana Awards 2020 nominees

UK Americana Awards 2020 Nominees Announced

The nominees for the 2020 UK Americana Awards were announced tonight at the AmericanaFest UK press launch, presented by this year’s International Artist of the Year winner Mary Gauthier and Baylen Leonard. Congratulations to all of the nominatees which once again include many Proper distributed artists and groups. The fifth annual AmericanaFest UK 2020 takes […]

BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards - The Winners

BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards – The Winners

Congratulations to all of the winners at the 2019 BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards which were announced last night at the Bridgewater Hall in Manchester. Among the winners were many Proper distributed acts including Brìghde Chaimbeul, Seckou Keita, Karine Polwart, Catrin Finch & Seckou Keita and Ye Vagabonds. Performances included Edward II with Kitty Macfarlane, […]

  1. Bones Of Gilead Richard Thompson 0:43

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  1. Chasing Shadows Sam Kelly & The Lost Boys 0:35

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  1. Fade & Fall (Love Not) Eliza Carthy & The Wayward Band 0:30

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  1. Lost Show of Hands 0:51

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  1. Some Dreams Do Amy Speace 1:05

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  1. Kindness Ben Glover 1:00

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  1. Man, Friendship Kitty Macfarlane 0:37

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  1. Blues Run The Game Martin Simpson 0:30

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