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Villagers nominated for the Mercury Prize

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Villagers photo by Rich Gilligan.

Villagers have made the shortlist for the 2013 Album of the Year Mercury Prize with their sophomore album, Awayland

The indie folk troupe lead by Conor O'Brien were also nominated back in 2010 for their debut, Becoming a Jackal.

The Mercury Prize Award Show will take place on the 30th of October at the Roundhouse in London, where one of the twelve shortlisted will win the accolade.

The nominations are:
Rudimental - Home
Foals - Holy Fire
Jon Hopkins - Immunity
Jake Bugg - Jake Bugg
Laura Mvula - Sing To The Moon
Villagers - Awayland
David Bowie - The Next Day
Savages - Silence Yourself
Disclosure - Settle
Laura Marling - Once I Was An Eagle
Arctic Monkeys - AM
James Blake - Overgrown


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