The shortlist for nominees of the Barclaycard Mercury Prize have recently been announced. The prize honours the best British album of the past year as chosen by a panel of British music critics. The list of this years nominees are:
Aphex Twin – Syro
Wolf Alice – My Love Is Cool
Róisín Murphy – Hairless Toys
C Duncan – Architect
ESKA – ESKA
Florence and the Machine – How Big, How Blue, How Beautiful
Ghostpoet – Shedding Skin
Benjamin Clementine – At Least for Now
Jamie xx – In Colour
SOAK – Before We Forgot How to Dream
Gaz Coombes – Matador
Slaves – Are You Satisfied?
The Mercury Prize winner will be announced on November 20.