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Sat 20 Oct 2012 05:00 BBC Radio 1 Wales

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A Mercury Prize Special!

Duration:
2 hours
First broadcast:
Saturday 20 October 2012

Rob has a Mercury Prize Special this week!

Each and every year a group of musical experts pick their musical brains and select 12 albums of the last 12 months that they feel have been truly exceptional - before picking one winning album...

Rob plays tracks from all the 2012 nominees and has interviews and live session tracks from Alt-J, Jessie Ware, Lianne La Havas, Django Django, Sam Lee and Plan B.

Two hours of beautiful and strange leftfield music from Radio 1's resident ponytail: Rob da Bank!

Music Played

29 items
  • Image for Infinity Ink

    Infinity Ink Infinity (Claude Von Stroke Remix)

    Crosstown Rebels

  • Image for Lindstrøm

    Lindstrøm Eg-ged-osis (Lemonade Remix)

    Smalltown Supersound

  • Image for Photek

    Photek This Love (feat. Ray La Montagne)

    Photek Productions

  • Mercury Special

    • Part 1

  • Image for Django Django

    Django Django Storm (Maida Vale Session for Rob da Bank)

    Because Music

  • Image for The Maccabees

    The Maccabees Pelican

    Fiction Records/Universal Music

  • Image for Lianne La Havas

    Lianne La Havas Gone (Maida Vale Session for Rob da Bank)

    Warner

  • Image for Pseudo Nippon

    Pseudo Nippon Universal Brotherhood (Cops Say Ow)

    Tiger Trap

  • Image for Friendly Fires

    Friendly Fires Why Don't You Answer

    Late Night Tales

  • Image for Roses Gabor

    Roses Gabor Night Sky

    Girls Music

  • Mercury Special

    • Part 2

  • Image for Sam Lee

    Sam Lee Goodbye My Darling (Maida Vale Session for Rob da Bank)

  • Image for Field Music

    Field Music (I Keep Thinking About) A New Thing

    Memphis Industries

  • Image for Richard Hawley

    Richard Hawley The Wood Collier's Grave

    Mute Records

  • Image for Dizzee Rascal

    Dizzee Rascal Jus' A Rascal

    XL

  • Image for NERO

    NERO Nero - Won't You Be There (Baauer Remix)

    MTA

  • Image for Laura J Martin

    Laura J Martin Applecart

    Static Caravan

  • Mercury Special

    • Part 3

  • Image for Plan B

    Plan B Lost My Way (Maida Vale Session for Zane Lowe)

    679 Recordings

  • Image for Roller Trio

    Roller Trio Howdy Saudi

    Roller Trio

  • Image for Michael Kiwanuka

    Michael Kiwanuka Bones

    Polydor

  • Image for Dramatic & dbAudio

    Dramatic & dbAudio Days Running Out

    Mars

  • Image for Dawn Day Night

    Dawn Day Night Big Booty Girls

    Astrophonica

  • Image for Stay+

    Stay+ Crashed

    Black Butter

  • Mercy Music

    • Part 4

  • Image for Alt-J

    Alt-J Breezeblocks (Maida Vale Live Session for Huw Stephens)

    Infectious

  • Image for Ben Howard

    Ben Howard Old Pine

    Communion

  • Image for Jessie Ware

    Jessie Ware 110% (Maida Vale Session for Rob da Bank)

    PMR

  • Image for Hot Chip

    Hot Chip Don't Deny Your Heart

    Domino

Broadcasts

  • Sat 20 Oct 2012 05:00 BBC Radio 1

  • Sat 20 Oct 2012 05:00 BBC Radio 1 N. Ireland

  • Sat 20 Oct 2012 05:00 BBC Radio 1 Scotland

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