Mercury Nominations Announced
Arctic Monkeys, Sway, Muse and Thom Yorke are all in there...
The nominees for this years Nationwide Mercury Music Prize have just been revealed.
In the running for 2006s prize are the likes of Arctic Monkeys for Whatever People Say I Am Thats What Im Not, Sway (This Is My Demo), Muse (Black Holes and Revelations), and Thom Yorke for his solo debut The Eraser.
The full list of nominees is as follows:
Arctic Monkeys - 'Whatever People Say I Am That's What I'm Not'
Isobel Campbell and Mark Lanegan - 'Ballad Of The Broken Seas'
Editors - 'In The Back Room'
Guillemots - 'Through The Windowpane'
Richard Hawley - 'Coles Corner'
Hot Chip - 'The Warning'
Muse - 'Black Holes & Revelations'
Zoe Rahman - 'Melting Pot'
Lou Rhodes - 'Beloved One'
Scritti Politti - 'White Bread Black Beer'
Sway - 'This Is My Demo'
Thom Yorke - 'The Eraser'
The winner is announced at a ceremony in London on September 5. They get a cheque for 20,000. Oh and the respect of their musical peers.