This afternoon the shortlist for the Mercury Music Prize was announced.
The tweleve nominations are :
XX - The XX
Only Revolutions - Biffy Clyro
The Sea - Corinne Bailey Rae
Tongue N’ Cheek - Dizzee Rascal
Golden - Kit Downes Trio
Total Life Forever - Foals
Sky At Night - I Am Kloot
I Speak Because I Can - Laura Marling
Sigh No More - Mumford And Sons
Wake Up The Nation - Paul Wller
Becoming A Jackal - Villagers
Two Dancers - Wild Beasts
Big congratulations to Conor O'Brien and his Villagers!