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Mercury Music Prize – the shortlist

Here’s the shortlist for this year’s Mercury Music Prize: The Maccabees “Given to the Wild” (Fiction) Jessie Ware “Devotion” (PMR) Django Django “Django Django” (Because) Roller Trio “Roller Trio” (F-Ire) Field Music “Plumb” (Memphis Industries) Micheal Kiwanuka “Home Again” (Polydor) …

Wed, Sep 12, 2012, 17:40

   

Here’s the shortlist for this year’s Mercury Music Prize:

The Maccabees “Given to the Wild” (Fiction)
Jessie Ware “Devotion” (PMR)
Django Django “Django Django” (Because)
Roller Trio “Roller Trio” (F-Ire)
Field Music “Plumb” (Memphis Industries)
Micheal Kiwanuka “Home Again” (Polydor)
Sam Lee “Ground Of Its Own” (The Nest Collective)
Richard Hawley “Standing at the Sky’s Edge” (Parlophone)
Ben Howard “Every Kingdom” (Island)
Lianne La Havas “Is Your Love Big Enough?” (Warner Bros)
Alt J “An Awesome Wave” (Infectious)
Plan B “Ill Manor” (Atlantic)

The winner will be confirmed at the awards Show on November 1.

Instant punt: put a few quid on Richard Hawley to finally bring home the Mercury bacon to Sheffield.

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