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    Tue, 17 Jul 2007 11:55:46

    Arctic Monkeys, Amy Winehouse Among Mercury Prize Nominees - Twelve noms will vie for UK's most prestigious music award

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    England's Mercury Prize has announced its 2007 nominees, and the list is a typically eclectic group of critically acclaimed albums by artists both overhyped and obscure. Topping the list of 12 nominees—and the favorites to win according to odds makers William Hill—are last year's winners the Arctic Monkeys for their sophomore album, Favourite Worst Nightmare, and Amy Winehouse for her debut disc, Back to Black.

    The other albums nominated include

    Dizzee Rascal's Maths + English,
    Klaxons' Myths of the Near Future,
    The View's Hats Off to the Buskers,
    Jamie T's Panic Prevention,
    Bat for Lashes' Fur and Gold, Fionn Regan's The End of History, The Young Knives' Voices of Animals and Men, New Young Pony Club's Fantastic Playroom, Maps' We Can Create and Basquiat Strings' Basquiat Strings with Seb Rochford.

    —The ARTISTdirect Staff
    07.17.07



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