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Best Scottish album of all time: 40 of the all-time best Scottish albums including 23 from Glasgow as chosen by Glaswegians

These are 40 of the best albums to come out of Scotland

Scotland has produced many fine albums of the years and although we may be bias with some of our Glasgow favourites you just can’t ignore outstanding pieces of work.

We asked our readers what their favourite Scottish albums of all time were, resulting in hundreds of suggestions across genres, regions and eras.

There are no duplicates featured in the list meaning that no band has more than one album but people such as Bobby Gillespie, Gerry Rafferty and others do feature on more than one album.

Here are 40 of the finest albums which Scotland has produced.

There are no duplicates featured in the list meaning that no band has more than one album but people such as Bobby Gillespie, Gerry Rafferty and others do feature on more than one album.

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