The time has come once again for music industry bigwigs sift through 12 months of Great British albums and pick one as the winner of the Mercury Prize.
In this podcast our resident music experts, Radio 1’s Greg Cochrane* and Muso’s Guide Editor Greg Salter, talk through this year’s shortlist. They discuss anything that surprised them about the chosen artists and more importantly who they think should win one of the most prestigious awards in the music calendar.
Mercury Prize 2012 Preview Podcast
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Listen now and tell us if you agree with their predictions on Twitter, Facebook or in the comment box below before our live coverage of the night on November 1st. You can also download the podcast to listen at your leisure.
*Anything said by Greg Cochrane reflect his own views and in no way reflect those of the BBC, obviously.
By Jimmy Blake
Image of Greg Cochrane supplied by himself
Image of Greg Salter by Jimmy Blake