The annual Mercury Prize has come around again, with a professional panel of musical judges; which this year includes Stormzy and Jorja Smith, selecting the winner. Twelve nominees have been selected for the award of Best album released by a British or Irish artist over the past 12 months, but who are we backing to win? Continue reading “The 2019 Mercury Prize: Our Thoughts and Predictions”
Last night was the 27th annual Mercury Music Prize, a prize awarded to the best British or Irish album released over the past 12 months; voted on by a professional judging panel. Previous winners have included the likes of Arctic Monkeys, Dizzee Rascal and Primal Scream; with Sampha claiming the award last year for his passionate debut album Process, but who took home the prize this year? Continue reading “The 2018 Mercury Prize: Our Thoughts”
With a new album in the pipeline and currently supporting Kendrick Lamar on the DAMN. tour, British singer, songwriter and masterful producer James Blake has a busy 2018 scheduled. He is a former Mercury Music Prize winner and all three of his albums so far have gained huge critical acclaim; but what are his best songs?