The shortlist for the 2014 Barclaycard Mercury Prize have been announced at an event at the Hospital Club in London.

The prize celebrates the best in British music, with the shortlist narrowing a list of 220 albums to just tweleve, which this year includes seven debut albums and five records by more established artists.

The winner of the prize will be announced at the Barclaycard Mercury Prize Awards Show at the Roundhouse on Wednesday 29 October 2014.

Barclaycard Mercury Music Prize shortlist

  • Anna Calvi – One Breath
  • Bombay Bicycle Club – So Long, See You Tomorrow
  • Damon Albarn – Everyday Robots
  • East India Youth – Total Strife Forever
  • FKA twigs – LP1
  • GoGo Penguin – v2.0
  • Jungle – Jungle
  • Kate Tempest – Everybody Down
  • Nick Mulvey – First Mind
  • Polar Bear – In Each and Every One
  • Royal Blood – Royal Blood
  • Young Fathers – Dead

Anna Calvi – One Breath

Bombay Bicycle Club – So Long, See You Tomorrow

Damon Albarn – Everyday Robots

East India Youth – Total Strife Forever

FKA twigs – LP1

GoGo Penguin – v2.0

Jungle – Jungle

Kate Tempest – Everybody Down

Nick Mulvey – First Mind

Polar Bear – In Each and Every One

Royal Blood – Royal Blood

Young Fathers – Dead

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