- Adele - 19
- British Sea Power - Do You Like Rock Music?
- Burial - Untrue
- Elbow - The Seldom Seen Kid
- Estelle - Shine
- The Last Shadow Puppets - Age Of The Understatement
- Laura Marling - Alas, I Cannot Swim
- Neon Neon - Stainless Style
- Portico Quartet - Knee Deep In The North
- Robert Plant and Alison Krauss - Raising Sand
- Radiohead - In Rainbows
- Rachel Unthank and the Winterset - The Bairns
More Mercury news to come, and I'll probably do a little feature on each of the albums in turn. Don't expect me to be kind to them all though - last year's prize contained a long list of people I liked. This year I might not be so kind.
What I'm Listening To Right Now - "50ft Queenie" by PJ Harvey