2006 Mercury Prize Shortlist Announced

One of the only awards worth following, the Nationwide Mercury Prize, has just announced this year's shortlist of nominees. Several of our favorite UK artists made this list this year, including Arctic Monkeys, Editors, Richard Hawley and Thom Yorke. The winner will be announced on Tuesday, September 5. Anybody want to make any bets?

2006 Mercury Prize Shortlist
Arctic Monkeys - Whatever People Say I Am, That's What I'm Not
Isobel Campbell & Mark Lanegan - Ballad of the Broken Seas
Editors - The Back Room
Guillemots - Through the Windowpane
Richard Hawley - Coles Corner
Hot Chip - The Warning
Muse - Black Holes and Revelations
Zoe Rahman - Melting Pot
Lou Rhodes - Beloved One
Scritti Politti - White Bread, Black Beer
Sway - This Is My Demo
Thom Yorke - The Eraser

2006 Mercury Prize Shortlist Announced