Meet 2013’s Barclaycard Mercury Prize Nominees

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Late last night the lovely Lauren Laverne announced this year’s Barclaycard Mercury Prize nominees. Out of an entry of 220 albums the shortlist below are in with a chance of joining previous winners Alt-J, PJ Harvey and The XX.

Bets are already being placed for who will take home the award from London’s Roundhouse on the 30 October. Check out the full shortlist below and Tweet us your thoughts on who you think should or shouldn’t have been included.

David Bowie – The Next Day

 

Foals – Holy Fire

 

Laura Mvula – Sing To The Moon

 

Villagers – Awayland

 

Arctic Monkeys – AM

 

Jake Bugg  – Jake Bugg

 

Disclosure – Settle

 

Laura Marling – Once I Was An Eagle

 

Jon Hopkins – Immunity

 

Savages – Silence Yourself

 

Rudimental – Home

 

James Blake Overgrown

 


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