Shortlist Announced! Round two voting for the 2015 APRA Song of the Year now open

Thursday, 15 Jan 2015

Your votes have been counted! Check out who made the shortlist for the APRA Song of the Year below. Now it’s time to decide who wins!

1998 - (Written and performed by Chet Faker)

A DOG STARVED - (Written by Glenn Richards and performed by Augie March)

ALL NATIONS - (Written by Natalie Pa’apa’a & Carlo Santone and performed byBlue King Brown)

ANONYMOUS CLUB - (Written and performed by Courtney Barnett)

BITTERSWEET - (Written and performed by Kasey Chambers & Bernard Fanning)

CAROL - (Written by Steven Carter, Stewart Rayner & Blake Scott and performed byThe Peep Tempel)

CELLOPHANE - (Written by Stuart MacKenzie and performed by King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard)

CHANDELIER - (Written by SIA and Jesse Shatkin (ASCAP) and performed by SIA)

COSBY SWEATER - (Written by Barry Francis, Matthew Lambert, Daniel Smith, Demitris Christopoulos (PRS) & John Kelman (PRS) and performed by Hilltop Hoods)

GERONIMO - (Written by Jason Bovino, Amy Sheppard & George Sheppard and performed by Sheppard)

GOLD - (Written and performed by Chet Faker)

HEART BEATS SLOW - (Written and performed by Angus & Julia Stone)

HIGH - (Written by Adam Hyde, Samuel Littlemore, Nicole Millar & Reuben Styles-Richards and performed by Peking Duk Feat. Nicole Millar)

KIMBERLEY CALLING - (Written and performed by Dan Sultan)

LIVIN IN THE CITY - (Written by John Butler and performed by John Butler Trio)

PICKLES FROM THE JAR - (Written and performed by Courtney Barnett)

PLAY BALL - (Written by Angus Young and Malcolm Young and performed byAC/DC)

ROCK OR BUST - (Written by Angus Young and Malcolm Young and performed byAC/DC)

SARAMONA SAID - (Written by Luke Boerdam, Luke Henery, Michael Richards & James Tidswell and performed by Violent Soho)

SOMEBODY'S TALKING - (Written by Isabella Manfredi, Jack Moffitt, Gideon Bensen, Thomas Champion and Luke Davison and performed by The Preatures)

TALK IS CHEAP - (Written and performed by Chet Faker)

VAN DIEMENS LAND - (Written by Shannon Bourne & Russell Morris and performed by Russell Morris)

WHEN WE'RE OLDER - (Written by Mia Dyson, Lee Pardini (ASCAP) & Erin Sidney (ASCAP) and performed by Mia Dyson)

YOU RUIN ME - (Written by Anthony Egizii, David Musumeci, Jessica Origliasso & Lisa Origliasso and performed by The Veronicas)


Simply log in and vote for a song from the list and you’ll go into the draw to win a Gibson Les Paul Studio Guitar in Silver Pearl Finish valued at $3,000 and two tickets to the 2015 APRA Music Awards!

Voting closes at 5pm on Thursday 29 January. The winner will be announced at the 2015 APRA Music Awards which will take place on 24 March at Carriageworks in Sydney.

You need to be an elected APRA AMCOS member currently living in Australia to vote or you can be an APRA AMCOS member living overseas with Australian citizenship. However only elected APRA AMCOS members currently living in Australia are eligible for the prize package.


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