Elephant Sessions

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At A Glance

Indie folk band from the Highlands
Dates active: 2012 - present

Elephant Sessions


  • Euan Smillie: fiddle
  • Alasdair Taylor: mandolin
  • Seth Tinsley: bass/synthesisers
  • Greg Barry: drums/samples[1]

Elephant Sessions are an indie folk band from the Highlands[2].



Elephant Sessions won the BBC MG Alba Album of the Year and were shortlisted for the SAY Award for ‘All We Have is Now’ .

In 2018, they won Live Act of the Year award at the BBC Scots Trad Music Awards and received a nomination for 'Best Group' in the BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards[3].

In 2022, the band were nominated for Album of the Year at the Scots Trad Music Awards 2022 for their album 'For The Night'[4].


Year Title Type
2014 The Elusive Highland Beauty Album
2017 All We Have Is Now Album
2019 What Makes You Album
2019 What Makes You Single
2019 Colours Single
2019 Tyagarah Single
2020 Riverview (Ros T Remix) Single
2022 For the Night Single
2022 Is This A Vibe Single
2022 For The Night Album


  1. Elephant Sessions. 'About'. https://www.elephantsessions.com/about.
  2. Elephant Sessions. 'Facebook'. https://www.facebook.com/elephantsessions.
  3. Elephant Sessions. 'About'. https://www.elephantsessions.com/about.
  4. Hands Up For Trad. 'HANDS UP FOR TRAD ANNOUNCES NOMINEES FOR 20TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE MG ALBA SCOTS TRAD MUSIC AWARDS'. https://projects.handsupfortrad.scot/scotstradmusicawards/hands-up-for-trad-announces-nominees-for-20th-anniversary-of-the-mg-alba-scots-trad-music-awards/.

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