Mercury Prize moments: How Klaxons won in 2007

Ben Homewood

New ravers Klaxons were surprise winners in 2007, beating Amy Winehouse. Bassist Jamie Reynolds reveals what happened next…

We were totally over the moon to win. The Mercury Prize has got an amazing history and I was so happy to be part of it. It’s the one the nominees desperately want to win.

I remember the atmosphere on the night; there was definitely a competitive air in the room. I’m not sure how it impacted sales, but when we were ...

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