The 1975, Foals Among Nominees For Mercury Prize

The 1975 and Foals are among the nominees for the 2019 Hyundai Mercury Prize album of the year award.

The 12 nominations for the 2019 Mercury Prize were announced on Thursday. The 1975 were nominated for A Brief Inquiry Into Online Relationships and Foals received a nod for Everything Not Saved Will Be Lost – Part 1.

Other contenders include, Slowthai‘s Nothing Great About Britain, Little Simz‘s Grey Area, Anna Cali‘s Hunter, Black Midi‘s Schlagenheim, Cate Le Bon‘s Reward, Dave‘s Psychodrama, Fontaines D.C.‘s Dogrel, IDLESJoy as an Act of Resistance, NAO‘s Saturn and SEED Ensemble‘s Driftglass.

This year’s award ceremony will take place on September 19 at the Eventim Apollo in Hammersmith, London and will also be broadcast on BBC Four and BBC Radio 6 Music.

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