Bright Light Bright Light rockets into contention for Mercury Music Prize

The latest bookies' odds on the Mercury Music Prize have named Bright Light Bright Light as second favourite for the coveted gong, behind Alt-J's An Awesome Wave.

The last round of Paddy Power odds didn't even mention BLBL's album, but producer-cum-songwriter Rod Thomas' Make Me Believe In Hope LP is given 6/1 on the bookies' latest listings.

Infectious-signed Alt-J are still out ahead as favorite, with 4/6-on odds, ahead of Sweet Billy Pilgrim, Florence & The Machine, Richard Hawley and ...

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