2 days ago in London, the shortlist for the 20th edition of the
Barclaycard Mercury Prize Album of the Year was announced.
Adele – 21
Anna Calvi – Anna Calvi
Elbow – Build A Rocket Boys!
Everything Everything – Man Alive
Ghostpoet – Peanut Butter Blues & Melancholy Jam
Gwilym Simcock – Good Days At Schloss Elmau
James Blake – James Blake
For the last 18 years, The Mercury Prize is awarded each year to what
is considered to be the best album released in the United Kingdom.
Previous winners includes:
Primal Scream, Suede, Portishead, Pulp, PJ Harvey, Franz Ferdinand,
Artic Monkeys, Klaxons, Elbow and Speech Debelle at last year’s ceremony.
Some of those Mercury winners could be considred questionable at best [...]