APRA ANNOUNCE TOP 20 SONGS
APRA Have announced the top 20 songs in the running for the Silver Scroll this year. It is the first time they have made the judges public and the group of 11 have come up with a great selection.
Notable finalists include Aldous Harding 'Horizon', Grayson Gilmour 'Hundred Waters', Fazerdaze 'Lucky Girl', Lawrence Arabia 'O Heathcote' and Shayne P Carter 'I Know Not Where I Stand'. That is 25% of the finalists released on Flying Nun!
Full Press Release From APRA
We're very excited to announced the Top 20 songs in the running for the 2017 APRA Silver Scroll Award:
- - Close Your Eyes, by Bic Runga and Kody Nielson, (Bic Runga)
- - Cold Steel, by Troy Kingi and Mara TK
- - Don’t Worry ‘Bout It, by Kingdon Chapple-Wilson, (Kings)
- - Green Light, by Ella Yelich-O’Connor, Jack Antonoff, and Joel Little, (Lorde)
- - Hate Somebody by Nick Johnston, Philip Hadfield, Brent Harris, and Jonathan Lee (Cut Off Your Hands)
- - Horizon, by Hannah Topp, (Aldous Harding)
- - Hundred Waters, by Grayson Gilmour and Cory Champion, (Grayson Gilmour)
- - If Only, by Te Karehana Toi, (Teeks)
- - I Know Not Where I Stand, by Shayne P Carter
- - Liability, by Ella Yelich-O’Connor and Jack Antonoff, (Lorde)
- - Life of the Party, by Chelsea Jade Metcalf and Leroy James Clampitt, (Chelsea Jade)
- - Little Did She Know, by INF aka Amon McGoram, SPYCC aka Daniel Latu, and SmokeyGotBeatz aka Isaiah Libeau, (SWIDT)
- - Lucky Girl, by Amelia Murray and Gareth Thomas, (Fazerdaze)
- - O Heathcote, by James Milne, (Lawrence Arabia)
- - One and Only, by Brooke Singer, (French For Rabbits)
- - Rainbow, by Louis Baker and Bradford Ellis, (Louis Baker)
- - Richard, by Nadia Reid
- - Sober, by Lydia Cole
- - Sunday Best, by Seth Haapu
- - Urutaa by Lewis de Jong, Henry de Jong, Ethan Trembath, (Alien Weaponry)
This Top 20 list was chosen from over 200 entries by a jury of 11 highly qualified and experienced fellow songwriters.
The jury for 2017 was Anji Sami (She’s So Rad/Sami Sisters), Buzz Moller (Voom), Chris van de Geer (Stellar, Bigpop Studios), Devin Abrams (Pacific Heights/Shapeshifter), Godfrey de Grut (Che Fu/The New Loungehead), Jane de Jong (Ruby Frost), Julia Deans, Hollie Fullbrook (Tiny Ruins), Phil Bell (DJ Sir-vere), Rob Ruha, and Sandy Mill (SJD/The Bellbirds).