Mercury Prize – the bets are in

The Mercury Music Prize comes around way too quick each year and news in from Ladbrokes today is that RADIOHEAD are 4/1 favourites to win.

The Last Shadow Puppets, who feature Arctic Monkeys‘ frontman Alex Turner, are 5/1 for the gong.

Ladbrokes spokesman, Nick Weinberg, said:

“It’s always tough to try and second guess the judges. But at this early stage Radiohead look to be the ones to beat.”


Radiohead – 4/1
Last Shadow Puppets – 5/1
Burial – 5/1
Elbow – 8/1
Robert Plant & Alison Krauss – 9/1
Laure Marling – 10/1
Adele – 12/1
British Sea Power – 12/1
Portico Quartet – 12/1
Estelle – 12/1
Neon Neon – 14/1
Rachel Unthank – 14/1

Haven’t heard some of the names on this years list then visit the Mercury Site to hear their music.


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