Tuesday, July 22, 2008

2008 Mercury Prize Nominees Announced

The Mercury Prize, formerly the Mercury Music Prize and currently known as the Nationwide Mercury Prize for sponsorship reasons, is an annual music prize awarded for the best album from the United Kingdom or Ireland.
(Via Wikipedia.)

2008 Mercury Prize Nominees
Adele, 19
British Sea Power, Do You Like Rock Music?
Burial, Untrue
Elbow, The Seldom Seen Kid
Estelle, Shine
Last Shadow Puppets, The Age Of Understatement
Laura Marling, Alas, I Cannot Swim
Neon Neon, Stainless Style
Portico Quartet, Knee Deep In The North Sea
Rachel Unthank and The Winterset, The Bairns
Radiohead, In Rainbows
Robert Plant and Alison Krauss, Raising Sand


At 12:23 PM, Anonymous jeffort23 said...

Mercury's got a history of upsets so I'm going with Burial over Radiohead. "Untrue" is excellent.


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