Tuesday, 20 July 2010

The 2010 Barclaycard Mercury Prize Albums

Can it really be that time again already? So the 2010 Barclaycard Mercury Prize Albums of the Year for music from the UK and Ireland have been annouched. Is this Dizzee's second nomination? I am really pleased to see that Corinne Bailey Rae and Laura Marling make it to the shortlist. What about Ellie Goulding.

Biffy Clyro 'Only Revolutions'
Villagers 'Becoming A Jackal'
Corinne Bailey Rae 'The Sea'
Mumford & Sons ‘Sigh No More’
Paul Weller 'Wake Up The Nation'
Wild Beasts 'Two Dancers'
Kit Downes Trio ‘Golden’
Laura Marling 'I Speak Because I Can'
Dizzee Rascal 'Tongue N’ Cheek'
Foals 'Total Life Forever'
I Am Kloot 'Sky At Night'
The xx 'xx'

On Tuesday 7 September 2010 we will see who is the overall winner. Click for more.

Also check out this interesting article in the Independent which looks at the Speech Debelle a year on from winning the award and the 'curse' of being a Mercury Prize winner. click here
The list includes big name bands as well as up and coming artists;

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