And just like that, it’s time to talk about the best albums of the last twelve months. That’s right: today the shortlist for the 2019 Hyundai Mercury Prize has been revealed, with IDLES, The 1975 and slowthai all among the artists chosen.
The ceremony for this year’s Prize - which was won by Wolf Alice, for their second album ‘Visions of a Life’ last year - is set to take place on 19th September at London’s Hammersmith Apollo, and you can check out the full list of nominees below.
NAO - Saturn
SEED Ensemble - Driftglass
For more information on this year’s Hyundai Mercury Prize, head to mercuryprize.hyundai.co.uk.
The 2019 Hyundai Mercury Prize Awards Show is on Thursday 19th September at the Eventim Apollo, Hammersmith. It will feature live performances from many of the shortlisted artists.
Watch live on BBC Four at 9pm on 19th September.
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