Mercury Prize moments: How Suede won in 1993

Britpop godfathers Suede won the second ever Mercury and started the tradition of giving the cheque to charity. Nude Records founder Saul Galpern tells all…

The great thing about the Mercury is the element of surprise. There’s no other awards where you don’t really know if you’re going to win or not. And so everybody turns up.

We had no idea we were going to win it at all. None of the odds were saying Suede was going to win, ...

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