Tuesday, 6 September 2011

PJ Harvey wins the Mercury Music Prize 2011

For the second year in a row, the favourite has won.

No arguments from this end and a wonderful achievement for PJ Harvey to be the first artist to win the award twice. An emotion speech was given by the artist who missed her previous win as a result of the 9/11 terrorist attacks.

Let England Shake...

Mercury Music Prize - use the red button

To the UK readers, if you would like to watch the performances in full, hit the red button after 10.30 to watch them in full

Mercury Prize update

It would seem that Elbow, Gwilym and Everything, Everything are the only ones I can really count out of this one...

It's over to Jools to do the honours.

Twitter updates from the Mercury Prize

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Updates on the Mercury Prize on twitter

Mercury Music Prize live - the odds

And we begin...

At the start of play, here's where the money was going.

According to a few sources, some substantial bets have been placed on King Creosote's & Jon Hopkins' album

4/1 - Adele '21'
4/1 - PJ Harvey 'Let England Shake'
5/1 - Elbow 'Build a Rocket Boys!'
5/1 - Tinie Tempah 'Disc-Overy'
6/1 - Anna Calvi 'Anna Calvi'
6/1 - Katy B 'On a Mission’
8/1 - Metronomy 'The English Riviera'
8/1 - Everything Everything 'Man Alive'
8/1 - James Blake 'James Blake'
10/1 - Gwilym Simcock 'Good Days at Schloss Elmau'
10/1 - Ghostpoet 'Peanut Butter Blues & Melancholy Jam'
10/1 - King Creosote & Jon Hopkins 'Diamond Mine'

Mercury Music Prize tonight

Tonight's the night.

Stick with LGB for our play-by-play during the ceremony.

Here's to a good night


Monday, 5 September 2011

The shop is one today!

It's been one whole year since I decided to create a little something to waste a few minutes of your day!

Thank you to everyone who has supported, contributed and read the blog since it's inception.

LGB keeps it going onwards and upwards...