Another year, another random selection of records for the Mercury Prize…
Anna Calvi – One Breath
Bombay Bicycle Club – So Long, See You Tomorrow
Damon Albarn – Everyday Robots
East India Youth – Total Strife Forever
FKA twigs – LP1
GoGo Penguin – v2.0
Jungle – Jungle
Kate Tempest – Everybody Down
Nick Mulvey – First Mind
Polar Bear – In Each and Every One
Royal Blood – Royal Blood
Young Fathers – Dead
My personal choice is for Nick Mulvey. Jungle, Kate Tempest also get the seal of approval.
The overall winner of the 2014 Prize will be announced at the Barclaycard Mercury Prize Awards Show at the Roundhouse on Wednesday 29 October 2014.
I’ve been a fan of this guy for a few years now. He’s a former founder of the critically acclaimed Portico Quartet and is now releasing his own debut EP ‘Fever To The Form’, out 17th June. Check out here.