The nominees for the 22nd annual Mercury Prize have been announced. They were revealed at London’s Hospital Club today (September 10th)
The full list of nominees can be seen below, the winner will be announced in at the London Roundhouse on 29th October.
FKA Twigs – LP1
Young Fathers – Dead
East India Youth – Total Strife Forever
Bombay Bicycle Club – So Long See You Tommorrow
Anna Calvi – One Breath
Nick Mulvey – First Mind
GoGo Penguin – v2.0
Jungle – Jungle
Damon Albarn – Everyday Robots
Polar Bear – In Each and Every One
Kate Tempest – Everybody Down
Royal Blood – Royal Blood
Last years nominees included Arctic Monkeys, Savages and David Bowie, with James Blake winning the prize for his second effort ‘Overgrown’. You can listen to retrograde from that ‘Overgrown’ below.