The Mercury Prize 2012 shortlist is announced with favourites Alt-J among them.
The Mercury Prize judges have delivered their verdict, let the backlash begin.
Oh, and Getintothis was on the money with six of ’em. Nay bad, nay bad…
Here’s the 12 nominees.
Field Music: Plum
Michael Kiwanuka: Home Again
Sam Lee: Ground Of It’s Own
Richard Hawley: Standing at the Sky’s Edge
Jessie Ware: Devotion
Maccabees: Given To The Wild
Roller Trio: Roller Trio
Django Django: Django Django
Ben Howard: Every Kingdom
Lianne La Havas: Is Your Love Big Enough?
Alt-J: An Awesome Wave
Plan B: Ill Manors
Here’s Getintothis 2012 Mercury Prize prediction piece.
PJ Harvey wins the Mercury Prize 2011 – what have we learnt?
A Getintothis reflection on the nominees for the 2011 Mercury Prize
The Getintothis Predictometer for the Barclaycard Mercury Prize 2011
Getintothis on the Mercury’s 2010 and why common sense prevailed.
Getintothis on the Mercury’s in 2009… and reaction.
Getintothis on the Mercury’s in 2008.
Getintothis on the Mercury’s in 2007 – why bother? and 2007’s worthy winners, not that we were arsed.