Kasabian receive Mercury Prize Nomination - shortlist announced

Kasabian Receive Mercury Music Prize Nomination For 'West Ryder Pauper Lunatic Asylum'. Shortlist announced.


Kasabian's third album 'West Ryder Pauper Lunatic Asylum' has today received a nomination for the Mercury Prize Award.

The band are currently joint-favourites to walk away with the prize, to be announced, September 8, 2009. They also performed an acoustic set at the nomination ceremony in The Hospital Club.

‘West Ryder Pauper Lunatic Asylum’ charted at No.1 and has sold 250,000 copies since its release, June 1st.

Kasabian’s epic new single "Where Did All The Love Go?" is released August 17, 2009 and they play the Roundhouse tomorrow (July 22nd), as part of the iTunes festival.

Full list of 2009 Mercury Music Prize nominees:

Kasabian - West Ryder Pauper Lunatic Asylum
Bat for Lashes - Two Suns
Florence & The Machine - Lungs
Friendly Fires - Friendly Fires
La Roux - La Roux
The Horrors - Primary Colours
Glasvegas - Glasvegas
Led Bib - Sensible Shoes
Lisa Hannigan - Sea Sew
Speech Debelle - Speech Therapy
Sweet Billy Pilgrim - Twice Born Men
The Invisible - The Invisible

Buy Music:

Kasabian on amazon.co.uk

Kasabian on amazon.com

Kasabian Official Website

Barclaycard Mercury Prize Official Website

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