The tracks were recorded during Salena’s Saturday night performance at the festival, which received an extensive standing ovation and was one of the stand-out performances of Salena’s career.
You can purchase the album on CD or digital download from £5, and both purchases include a high-quality video of Salena’s Byline performance of ‘Pessimism Is For Lightweights’.
Byline Festival launched in 2017 and championed independent journalism. During the day, they have talks, workshops and documentary screenings, with live performances in the evening. Find out more here.
Salena is Byline’s Poet Laureate. The cover design for the EP was by Mark Coverdale, and the cover image was by Alan McCredie for Edinburgh International Book Festival.