Joanna Gruesome, H. Hawkline among 2015 Welsh Music Prize nominees

Joanna Gruesome, H. Hawkline among 2015 Welsh Music Prize nominees

The award recognises albums released by Welsh, or Welsh-residing artists.

The nominees for this year’s Welsh Music Prize have been announced.

The award - won last year by Joanna Gruesome for debut album, ‘Weird Sister’ - recognises records by Welsh - or Welsh-based artists, as chosen by a judging panel including local promoters, record shop owners and industry professionals across Wales.

Joanna Gruesome are once again nominated, this time for May’s ‘Peanut Butter’, with other notable nominees being H. Hawkline’s ‘In The Pink of Condition’ and Gwenno’s ‘Y Dydd Olaf’.

The full list of 2014-15 nominees is:

Calan - Dinas
Catfish and the Bottlemen - The Balcony
Geraint Jarman - Dwyn yr Hogyn Nol
Gwenno - Y Dydd Olaf
H. Hawkline - In the Pink of Condition
Hippies vs Ghosts - Droogs
Houdini Dax - Naughty Nation
Joanna Gruesome - Peanut Butter
Keys - Ring The Changes
Paper Aeroplanes - Joy
Richard James - All the New Highways
Tender Prey - Organ Calzone
Trwbador - Several Wolves
Zarelli - Soft Rains
Zefur Wolves - Zefur Wolves

Read an interview with Joanna Gruesome about the making of ‘Peanut Butter’, as featured in the May issue of DIY, here.


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