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.
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Watch performances from the shortlisted artists on BBC Four at 10pm on 23rd September.
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