Mercury Prize 2014 Nominees

Mercury Prize 2014 Nominees

It’s that time again! The Barclaycard Mercury Prize nominees have been announced and we’re pretty excited to share who has been selected. Selected by a group of British industry people and music critics, who chose James Blakes last year, have selected the following albums for consideration for the prize.

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

With previous winners including alt-J, the xx, PJ Harvey, Arctic Monkeys, and Portishead in the mix, it’s tough to predict who will win this years prize! Stay tuned for the announcement on October 29th!

Here are a few videos from the artists we’re rooting for this year:

Jungle “Time”

FKA Twigs “Water Me”

Bombay Bicycle Club “Carry Me”