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David Bowie, Arctic Monkeys on Mercury Prize shortlist

David Bowie, Arctic Monkeys on Mercury Prize shortlist
Posted September 12th, 2013 @ 8:09am

David Bowie continues to get recognition for his musical comeback. 

His latest release, The New Day, has made the shortlist of Barclaycard Mercury Prize nominees.  It's one of a dozen albums up for the British award, which honors the best UK and Irish recordings of all genres exclusively on the merits of the music. 

Bowie's competition includes Arctic Monkeys' AM, Disclosure's Settle, Foals' Holy Fire, and James Blake's Overgrown.  

The winner will be announced at the Barclaycard Mercury Prize awards show on October 30th. 

Barclaycard Mercury Prize Shortlist 

Arctic Monkeys, "AM" 
David Bowie, "The Next Day" 
Disclosure, "Settle" 
Foals, "Holy Fire" 
Jake Bugg, "Jake Bugg" 
James Blake, "Overgrown" 
Jon Hopkins, "Immunity" 
Laura Marling, "Once I Was an Eagle" 
Laura Mvula, "Sing to the Moon" 
Rudimental, "Home" 
Savages, "Silence Yourself" 
Villagers, "Awayland" 

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