Awards season is upon us! To celebrate, here are the nominations for our own ceremony, the Stowaway Awards. You already know the results of the Best Track thanks to our countdown the other week, so we’ll just cover the exciting awards.
Last year’s winner was Credo by The Human League. The nominees:
Air – Le Voyage dans la Lune
Apollo 440 – The Future’s What it Used to Be
Delerium – Music Box Opera
Hot Chip – In Our Heads
Metroland – Mind the Gap
Pet Shop Boys – Elysium
The Presets – Pacifica
Saint Etienne – Words and Music by Saint Etienne
Sébastien Tellier – My God is Blue
Soulsavers – The Light the Dead See
Last year’s winner was Personal Jesus (The Stargate Mix) by Depeche Mode. The nominees:
Gossip – Move in the Right Direction (CSS Remix)
Jean Michel Jarre – La Cage (Vitalic Rmx)
Ladyhawke – Blue Eyes (Ron Flieger Remix)
Tycho – Dive (Keep Shelly in Athens Remix)
Van She – Jamaica (Mad Professor Dub)
Best Live Act
Last year’s winners were Sparks. The nominees:
Keep Shelly in Athens
Last year’s winner was Kavinsky. The nominees:
The Good Natured
Last year’s winners were The Human League. The nominees:
Pet Shop Boys
The full and exciting ceremony will take place in mid-February. Next week, we’ll start looking in detail at what’s been going on at the Brit Awards.
There are a number of entries for Chicane, Hot Chip, and Saint Etienne bubbling under just outside the top ten. On the albums, Hot Chip score a fourth week at the top, while Sébastien Tellier sneaks up to number two, Ladytron jump in at four, and Jean Michel Jarre enters at nine.
Fourth week at the top for PSB (two weeks for Invisible followed by two for Winner. Hot Chip are still topping the albums for the third week, and are about to break onto the single chart big time. Finally, Sébastien Tellier dominates the albums with My God is Blue in at 3 and Sexuality slipping to 12.
Compiled for Music for stowaways by ROLLO from a sample of one person’s listens.