‘Solan Goose’, ‘Sule Skerry’ and ‘Hether Blether’ are a triptych of albums shaped by Erland Cooper’s homeland Orkney and in particular by the air, sea and land, as it was celebrated by Orcadian poet George Mackay Brown.

Solan Goose (2018) – Press and Radio campaign

BBC 6 Music: Albums of the Year 2018
The Quietus #25 Albums of the Year 2018
Music OMH #20 Albums of the Year 2018
“An air of melancholy, Eno-ish nostalgia” Mojo
“Mesmeric antidote to the stresses of city living” Q Magazine
“Brims with personality through its delicate approach to piano music” The Skinny
“Elegant” Louder Than War
“An audio treat. A wonderful marriage of music, time and place” Music OMH
“Quite the immersive meditation” Electronic Sound
“Cultivating a sense of calm…inspiring thoughts of seasonal migration and definitions of home” A Closer Listen
The Quietus Interview
The Line Of Best Fit Guide To Orkney
Music OMH Interview
Drowned In Sound Planet Gear
The 405 A Conversation With
BBC 6 Music Album of The Day
BBC 6 Music Marc Riley Live Session
BBC 6 Music Freak Zone Playlist An Audio Map Of Orkney
BBC Scotland Quay Session
Spot plays from BBC 6 Music: Freak Zone, Gideon Coe, Iggy Pop, Marc Riley, Mary Anne Hobbs; BBC Radio 3: Weekend Breakfast; BBC Ulster: Stephen McCauley; BBC Scotland: Vic Galloway; Radio X: John Kennedy.

‘Sule Skerry’ (2019) – Radio campaign

BBC 6 Music Album of the Day
BBC 6 Music Playlist ‘C’ – First Of The Tide
BBC 6 Music Mary Anne Hobbs – Live Session
BBC 6 Music Mary Anne Hobbs – Hit Reset Mix
BBC 6 Music Chris Hawkins – Hometown Glory
Scala Radio: Jack Pepper – Interview
Soho Radio: Soho Classical – Artist To Artist Feature
Spot plays from BBC 6 Music Gideon Coe, Mary Anne Hobbs, Lauren Laverne, Chris Hawkins, Huw Stephens, Radcliffe & Maconie; BBC Radio 3 Unclassified, Late Junction; BBC Ulster Soundscapes; BBC Scotland Vic Galloway.

‘Hether Blether’ (2020) – Radio campaign

BBC 6 Music Album of the Day
BBC 6 Music Playlist ‘C’ – Peedie Breeks
BBC 6 Music Chris Hawkins – Sounds of Change feature
BBC Scotland Afternoon Show Interview
BBC Ulster First and Last Loves Feature
Spot plays from BBC 6 Music: Amy Lame, Chris Hawkins, Gideon Coe, Lauren Laverne, Mary Anne Hobbs, Tom Robinson; BBC Radio 3: Weekend Breakfast; BBC Ulster: Stephen McCauley; BBC Scotland: Vic Galloway; Radio X: John Kennedy.


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