Barclaycard Mercury Prize Nominations Announced


One of the biggest awards in British (and Irish!) music, the Barclaycard Mercury Prize has just announced their list of nominees.

The shortlist was unveiled only a few moments ago, so here it is:

Royal Blood – Royal Blood
Kate Tempest – Everybody Down
Polar Bear – In Each And Every One
Damon Albarn – Everyday Robots
Jungle – Jungle
GoGo_Penguin – v2.0
Nick Mulvey – First Mind
Bombay Bicycle Club – So Long, See You Tomorrow
East India Youth – Total Strife Forever
FKA twigs – LP1
Young Fathers’ – Dead

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I’m Megan Downing, an English Literature graduate from University of Southampton. I am the Music, Arts and Culture Editor for The National Student. I am the Membership and Communications Officer for the Student Publication Association, I write about music for 7BitArcade, and contribute regularly to The Culture Trip. I have a passion for live music and this is where I began in student journalism. Reviewing a gig or festival is still where my heart lies four years on. I will be starting at MTV as a News Intern in June 2015. One thing you should know about me is that I have an unhealthy obsession with Kevin Spacey.

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