The Mercury Prize shortlist will be announced in the coming weeks, celebrating the best British Albums of the last 12 months. Often considered a welcome alternative to the Brits awards that celebrate commerical success over ‘quality’ when deciding on a shortlist, winning the Mercury Prize can kickstart a successful career (See The XX and Dizzee … Continue reading
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Who deserves the Mercury Prize?
One of the most important days in the UK music calendar, today is Mercurys day. 12 albums from a wide vareity of genres have been nominated for the twenty thousand pound prize, which has become a well respected honour over the last 20 years. Artists such as Dizee Rascal, Pulp and Elbow have won the … Continue reading