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Aphex Twin's 'Syro' nominated for Mercury Music Prize

Jamie xx and Róisín Murphy have also been included on the shortlist

  • Mixmag Staff
  • 16 October 2015

Aphex Twin has received his first ever Mercury Music Prize nomination for 2014 album, 'Syro'.

The producer has already picked up the Grammy award for Best Dance/Electronic album for the full-length, which marked his first release as Aphex Twin since 2001's 'Drukqs'.

Jamie xx, Ghostpoet and Róisín Murphy are also among the nominees on the shortlist of twelve that was revealed today.

See the full list below.

Aphex Twin 'Syro'
Benjamin Clemetine 'At Least For Now'
C Duncan 'Architect'
Eska 'Eska'
Florence + the Machine 'How Big, How Blue, How Beautiful'
Gaz Coombes 'Matador'
Ghostpoet 'Shedding Skin'
Róisín Murphy 'Hairless Toys'
Jamie xx 'In Colour'
Slaves 'Are You Satisfied?'
Soak 'Before We Forgot How To Dream'
Wolf Alice 'My Love Is Cool'

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