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Fairport Convention - Acoustic Festival of Britain at Uttoxeter Racecourse - Uttoxeter, United Kingdom - Tuesday 27th May 2014

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Chris Leslie - Fairport Convention performing at The Brook - Southampton, United Kingdom - Sunday 2nd June 2013

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Fairport Convention and Chris Leslie
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Barclaycard Mercury Music Prize 2012: Our Predictions


Alt-J Ben Howard Django Django Field Music Lauren Laverne Maximo Park The Futureheads Jessie Ware Joker SBTRKT Michael Kiwanuka Terry Callier Plan B Richard Hawley Sam Lee Fairport Convention John Martyn The Maccabees

As the Barclaycard Mercury Music Prize 2012 draws near, we have a look at the shortlist and the likelihood of each act actually walking away with the prize. There’s no such thing as a done deal when it comes to the Mercury Music Prize; the ones that you think are the favourites never seem to walk away the title, the judging panel is very hard to second guess. But hey, that’s not going to stop us giving it a try!

Alt-J: An Awesome Wave

These quirky popsters have crept up on the public throughout 2012, and with their debut album garnering critical acclaim in all corners of the press, they’ve been pegged by many as the favourites to win. A recent survey conducted by Spotify showed that Alt-J’s tracks had been streamed more times that any other nominated artist. That doesn’t necessarily mean that they’re going to walk home with the prize though.

Continue reading: Barclaycard Mercury Music Prize 2012: Our Predictions

Fairport Convention and Royal Albert Hall Wednesday 25th March 2009 performing at Teenage Cancer Trust charity concert at The Royal Albert Hall, London, England

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