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top Scottish albums 2000-2009 #11-50

11 King Creosote - KC Rules OK (Domino)
12 Calamateur - The Old Fox of 45 (Autoclave)
13 De Rosa - Mend (Chemikal Underground)
14 Aereogramme - My Heart Has A Wish That You Would Not Go (Chemikal Underground)
15 Emma Pollock - Watch The Fireworks (4AD)
16 ballboy - I Worked On The Ships (Pony Proof)
17 Idlewild - 100 Broken Windows (Food)
18 The Aphrodisiacs - This Is A Campaign (SL)
19 Spare Snare - Charm (Chute)
20 Arab Strap - The Last Romance (Chemikal Underground)
21 OldSolar - Many Visitors Have Been Gored By Buffalo (Mint)
22 Frog Pocket - Moon Mountain of the Fords (Mouthmoth)
23 Idlewild - Make Another World (Sanctuary)
24 Bill Wells - Also In White (Domino)
25 Aereogramme - A Story In White (Chemikal Underground)
26 Giant Haystacks - We Are Being Observed (Smartguy)
27 Won Mississippi - Sleeping Spoons (self-released)
28 Franz Ferdinand - Franz Ferdinand (Domino)
29 The Delgados - Hate (Chemikal Underground)
30 Mouse Eat Mouse - Mair Licht (Hackpen)
31 Malcolm Middleton - A Brighter Beat (Full Time Hobby)
32 Arab Strap - The Red Thread (Chemikal Underground)
33 Frightened Rabbit - Midnight Organ Fight (Fat Cat)
34 Phantom Band - Checkmate Savage (Chemikal Underground)
35 ballboy - A Guide for the Daylight Hours (SL)
36 Popup - A Time and a Place (Art Goes Pop)
37 Yay Us! - All The Heroes Are Dead, Here We Are... (Neika)
38 Boards of Canada - Geogaddi (Warp)
39 Nectarine No.9 - Its Just The Way Things Are Joe.... (Creeping Bent)
40 King Creosote - Rocket D.I.Y. (Domino)
41 The Starlets - Surely Tomorrow You’ll Feel Blue(Stereotone)
42 Snow Patrol - When It’s All Over We Still Have To Clear up (Jeepster)
43 Eska - Invent The Fortune (Gringo)
44 Belle and Sebastian - Dear Catastrophe Waitress (Rough Trade)
45 Arab Strap - Monday at the Hug and Pint (Chemikal Underground)
46 Kasule - Demonstration (Catapult)
47 Hookers Green No. 1 - On How the Illustrious Captain... (Snowstorm)
48 Beta Band - Heroes to Zeros (Regal)
49 The Twilight Sad - Fourteen Autumns & Fifteen Winters (Fat Cat)
50 The High Fidelity - Demonstration (Plastique)
51 Aidan Moffat - How To Get To Heaven From Scotland (Chemikal Underground)
52 Meursault - Kissing With Tongues (Song, by Toad)
53 Teenage Fanclub - Four Thousand Seven Hundred and Sixty-Six Seconds: (Poolside)
54 Mogwai - Rock Action (Rock Action)
55 David Jack - Texture Freak (KFM)
56 Sons and Daughters - Love The Cup (Domino)
57 Pastels, The - The Last Great Wilderness (Domino)
58 Looper - The Snare (Jeepster)
59 Biffy Clyro - Blackened Sky (Beggars)
60 My Latest Novel - Wolves (Bella Union)
61 BMX Bandits - Down At The Hop (Shoeshine)
62 Camera Obscura - Let’s Get Out of This Country (Elefant)
63 L Pierre - Hypnogogia (Melodic)
64 Macrocosmica - The Art of the Black Earth ()
65 Future Pilot AKA - Tiny Waves, Mighty Sea (Geographic)

On to the top 10

Author's notes: I decided to adopt the process John Peel occasionally (and unofficially) seemed to adopt - extending what was supposed to be a 50 owing to an inabilty to narrow the chart down. The 'bottom' of the chart isn't really in a precise order either - for example, #65 was added in at the last moment, having been forgotten about!There's still plenty that could have taken us to a hundred, but for now, try treating this as a list of suggestions of stuff to investigate rather than anything defiintive - you'll not be sorry! Now, see the top 10!

 


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