Tag: Jamaes Blake

MERCURY PRIZE 2013 commentary – Evening Standard, 31 Oct 2013

After giving the prize to the bookies’ favourite three years running, then facing criticism this year for a safe shortlist that featured five number one albums, the Mercury judges proved they are still capable of springing a surprise when it comes to the big moment. James Blake had been nominated before for his debut album and come away trophy-less, so… Read more →