The Mercury Prize, the annual music prize awarded for the best album from the United Kingdom or Ireland has announced its 2014 shortlist. Along with a few expected names, the list is dominated by newcomers including at least 3 jazz artists and for the first time ever spoken word poet Kate Tempest. Mecury Prize 2014 Nominees: Bombay Bicycle Club - So Long, See You Tomorrow Damon Albarn - Everyday Robots East India Youth - Total Strife Forever FKA twigs - LP1 GoGo_Penguin - v2.0 Jungle - Jungle Kate Tempest - Everybody Down Nick Mulvey - First Mind Polar Bear -...

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