2009 Mercury Prize Shortlist Announced Today

Lisa Hannigan & Glasvegas
Lisa Hannigan and Glasvegas
Photos: Tim Griffin

Check the list of this year’s Barclaycard Mercury Prize finalists below:

2009 Mercury Prize Shortlist:
Bat For Lashes – Two Suns
Florence And The Machine – Lungs
Friendly Fires – Friendly Fires
Glasvegas – Glasvegas
Lisa Hannigan – Sea Sew
The Horrors – Primary Colours
The Invisible – The Invisible
Kasabian – West Ryder Pauper Lunatic Asylum
La Roux – La Roux
Led Bib – Sensible Shoes
Speech Debelle – Speech Therapy
Sweet Billy Pilgrim – Twice Born Men

The winner of the 2009 Mercury Prize for best British album of the year will be announced on September 8, 2009.