Mercury Music award nominations 2011PJ Harvey or Elbow or Adele?
It’s that time of year again when the chattering classes try and decide their favourite album. A panel of judges will pick the most ‘worthwhile’ album from the following list…

The nominees are:
Anna Calvi – Anna Calvi
Elbow – Build A Rocket Boys
Katy B – On A Mission
Metronomy – The English Riviera
PJ Harvey – Let England Shake
Gwilym Simcock – Good Days at Schloss Elmau
Tinie Tempah – Disc-Overy
Everything Everything – Man Alive
Ghost Poet – Peanut Butter Blues and Melancholy Jam
King Cresote & John Hopkins – Diamond Mine
Adele – 21


Nothing too noisy and challenging in there is there!

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  1. The relevance and importance to music of the Mercury Music Prize becomes closer to that of the Brits each passing year. Dull. Predictable. Repetitive.

  2. Isn’t James Blake on the list too? Thought that album was superb and he was great at Band on the Wall earlier this year. Also like the Metronomy album.

    Tinie Tempah though? Hmmm…

    Agree on the noisy point John.

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