Alt-J win Barclaycard Mercury Music Prize


Alt-J took home the Barclaycard Mercury Music Prize 2012 last night for their album, An Awesome Wave.

Judges included Corinne Bailey Rae, Rob Da Bank and Simon Frith who said: "Alt-J's 'An Awesome Wave' combines unexpected shards of sound with mesmerising rhythms, compelling melodies and intriguing songs. A tantalising and delightful album,"

The four piece Brit band were firm favourites in the run-up to the ceremony, with predicting yesterday, based on listener data, that Alt-J should walk away ...

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