Radiohead nominated for Mercury Prize

by Jonathan on July 22, 2008

Radiohead has been shortlisted for this year’s Mercury Prize, an annual music prize awarded for the best album from the United Kingdom or Ireland.

Along with Radiohead, 11 other artists were shortlisted:

Adele – ’19’
British Sea Power – ‘Do You Like Rock Music?’
Burial – ‘Untrue’
Elbow – ‘The Seldom Seen Kid’
Estelle – ‘Shine’
The Last Shadow Puppets – ‘The Age Of The Understatement’
Laura Marling – ‘Alas I Cannot Swim’
Neon Neon – ‘Stainless Style’
Portico Quartet – ‘Knee-Deep In The North Sea’
Robert Plant And Alison Krauss – ‘Raising Sand’
Radiohead – ‘In Rainbows’
Rachel Unthank And The Winterset – ‘The Bairns’

The winner will be announced on September 9 in London. This is the 4th nomination for Radiohead, though for some reason, they have never won the prize.



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