The shortlist for the 2014 Barclays Mercury Prize has been announced. The prize, which honors the best British album of each year, is decided by a panel of British music critics and industry members.
Anna Calvi – One Breath
Bombay Bicycle Club – So Long, See You Tomorrow
Damon Albarn – Everyday Robots
East India Youth – Total Strife Forever
FKA twigs – LP1
Go Go Penguin – v2.0
Jungle – Jungle
Kate Tempest – Everybody Down
Nick Mulvey – First Mind
Polar Bear – In Each and Every One
Royal Blood – Royal Blood
Young Fathers – Dead
I’ll make my prediction now. Should win – Royal Blood. Will win? Damon Albarn.