Tonight sees the annual awarding of the Mercury Music Prize with its now traditionally eclectic list of nominees. Following the victory of bookies’ favourite Elbow last year, the judges may well plump for something a little more left field but the general consensus seems to be that the prize will go to a female artist in general and Florence Welch in particular. What do you think? To remind you here are the albums in contention, plus links to State’s reviews of and features on some of the records up for consideration and video evidence of their merits. Dig those crazy Led Bib guys and go Lisa….
The Invisible – The Invisible
Led Bib – Sensible Shoes
Sweet Billy Pilgrim – Twice Born Men