Choice Shortlist

Irish Album of the Year shortlist features prominent Cork pianist...

Today the RTÉ Choice Music Prize shortlist was revealed, featuring Cork's own Marlene Enright and Talos who form one fifth of the overall collection. Joining the Cork artists are SHIPS, Fionn Regan, New Jackson, Fangclub, Come On Live Long, Otherkin, James Vincent McMorrow and my own personal tip to take the crown, Lankum. Claimed in 2016 by Rusangano Family for their Let The Dead Bury The Dead record, the 2017 victor will be announced at the live awards ceremony at Vicar Street on Thursday 8th March.

The complete list:
  • Come On Live Long - In The Still (self released)
  • Marlene Enright - Placemats and Second Cuts (self released)
  • Fangclub – Fangclub (Universal)
  • Lankum - Beneath the Earth and the Sky (Rough Trade)
  • James Vincent McMorrow - True Care (Faction Records)
  • New Jackson - From Night to Night (All City)
  • Otherkin – OK (Rubyworks)
  • Fionn Regan - The Meetings of the Waters (Abbey Records)
  • Ships – Precession (Ships Music)
  • Talos - Wild Alee (Feel Good Lost)

For more on Choice Music Prize visit:

- Choice Music Prize shortlist has been announced
- Tickets to live awards ceremony concert available from Ticketmaster

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