The list of nominees for this year’s Mercury Prize has been announced.
The annual prize is one of the most coveted music awards in the UK, with music industry figures and critics voting on their favourite album of the past 12 months. Aphex Twin, whose Syroalbum for Warp Records scored a five-star review on RA, is among the nominees, as is Jamie xx for his In Colour LP.
Here’s the full shortlist of nominees:
Aphex Twin – Syro
Jamie xx – In Colour
Róisín Murphy – Hairless Toys
Ghostpoet – Shedding Skin
Wolf Alice – My Love Is Cool
C Duncan – Architect
Slaves – Are You Satisfied?
ESKA – ESKA
Florence and the Machine – How Big, How Blue, How Beautiful
Benjamin Clementine – At Least For Now
SOAK – Before We Forgot How to Dream
Gaz Coombes – Matador
The Mercury Prize winner will be announced on November 20th, 2015.