No gimmicks or comparisons.More Estelle
Touching and considered.More Adele
Introspective folk songs.More Laura Marling
Inventive and intriguing listen.More British Sea Power
Rhys and Hollon collaborate.More Neon Neon
A dark two step classic.More Burial
London based modern jazz foursome. More Portico Quartet
A more cheerful and experimental era for Elbow. More Elbow
BBC Folk award nominated album from Northumbria quartet.More Rachel Unthank & The Winterset
Effortlessly straddling the avant garde/popular divide.
Superb, in every way.More Plant & Krauss
Turner and Kane stay ahead of the game.More of The Last Shadow Puppets
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The Mercury winner's weekly 6 Music show
Watch Radio 1's Newsbeat talk to Estelle, Robert Plant and Elbow on the eve of the ceremony.
Radio 2's twosome will broadcast backstage at the Mercury Prize, Tues, Sept 9, 9pm
Zane will cross to Colin Murray for interviews with Elbow and The Last Shadow Puppets Tues, Sept 9, 7pm
Colin will speak with the winner, Tues, Sept 9, 10pm
6 Music asks, who will win the Mercury Prize?
With live crosses to the Mercurys, Tues, Sept 9, 9pm
A rundown on the nominated albums.
Performances from Laura Marling, Elbow and British Sea Power.
The Portico Quartet on their instrument the hang.
Music and interviews every Saturday on 6 Music.
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