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Who Should Be Nominated For The 2013 Mercury Prize?

Who Should Be Nominated For The 2013 Mercury Prize?

by The 405 (Google+), 05 September 2013

We're teaming up with Tom Robinson, one of our all-time favourite dudes over at BBC 6 Music's Now Playing show, and we need your help!

All you have to do is let us know who you think should be nominated for this years Mercury Prize. SIMPLE. Right?!

There are two rules: The acts have to be British or Irish. The album has to have been released between September 11th 2012 and September 9th 2013. Those are the two rules.

Other than that, anything goes. Throw down your favourite records and whichever is the most popular we'll put forward on the show this Sunday night. Whether you rate firm favourites like The Next Day by David Bowie or If You Wait by London Grammar, or you'd rather something a little more esoteric and fun like the Melt Yourself Down record win - let us know!

We're looking to get the conversation started so make sure your opinion gets heard, leave a comment below or tweet us @the405 using the hashtag #Mercury6Music.

Here's the long list of your suggestions:

(Click on the act to read our review)

Engravings by Forest Swords

Factory Floor by Factory Floor

Tomorrows Harvest by Boards Of Canada

Immunity by Jon Hopkins

Arc by Everything Everything

Sun by Flamingods

Holy Fire by Foals

Settle by Disclosure

Half Of Where You Live by Gold Panda

Nostalchic by Lapalux

Life After Defo by Deptford Goth

Mas Fiestas Con El Grupo by Vision Fortune

Cold Spring Fault Less Youth by Mount Kimbie

Slow Focus by Fuck Buttons

Luxury Problems by Andy Stott

Seabed by Vondelpark

{Awayland} by Villagers

Everything Touching by Tall Ships

The Shadow Of Heaven by Money

Some Say I So I Say Light by Ghostpoet

Pearl Mystic by Hookworms

MBV by My Bloody Valentine

The Next Day by David Bowie

Overgrown by James Blake

Once I was An Eagle by Laura Marling

See Also: These Are Our Favourite Songs In The World


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