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20 Jul

'Wake Up The Nation' Nominated For The Mercury Prize

'Wake Up The Nation' Nominated For The Mercury Prize

Paul's latest album, 'Wake Up The Nation', has today had the honour of being nominated for the highly prestigious Mercury Prize.

This is Paul's second nomination for the prize, his album 'Wild Wood' was previously shortlisted in 1994.

The overall winner will be judged by a panel of music industry luminaries and announced at a ceremony in London on September 7th.

Well done Paul!

The full list of nominees is:

Biffy Clyro - 'Only Revolutions'
Corinne Bailey Rae - 'The Sea'
Dizzee Rascal - 'Tongue N’ Cheek'
Kit Downes Trio - 'Golden'
Foals - 'Total Life Forever'
I Am Kloot - 'Sky At Night'
Laura Marling - 'I Speak Because I Can'
Mumford And Sons - 'Sigh No More'
Paul Weller - 'Wake Up The Nation'
Villagers - 'Becoming A Jackal'
Wild Beasts - 'Two Dancers'
The xx - 'xx' are currently running a poll about the nominees, click here to vote for Paul.


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