News: Shortlist for the Mercury Prize released

Check out the shortlist for the Mercury Prize – the British award for musical excellence – below:


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

Who do you like for the prize? I wasn’t hugely impressed by Tongue N’ Cheek and I don’t get the hype surrounding Mumford and Sons. Maybe The xx? The winner will be announced September 7th, so stay tuned.

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