The Next Big Thing In Music (part I)

The Next Big Thing In Music (part I)

Looking for the next hit international music performer? There’s no certain way to know, of course, but as good a place to look as any is the Mercury Prize. That award goes the best new album from a British or Irish artist.

Here’s the first half of our look at the 12 albums nominated for the Mercury Prize. Click on the corresponding album cover to listen to song samples.

music mp3s best albums youve probably never heard  The Next Big Thing In Music (part I)

music mp3s best albums youve probably never heard  The Next Big Thing In Music (part I)

Only Revolutions
Biffy Clyro

Who they are: A three piece band for Scotland.

Great if you like: I Hate Kate, Dave Gahan

Be sure to check out: Many of Horror (track #8), Bubbles (#3)

PURCHASE: USA / UK / DOWNLOAD

music mp3s best albums youve probably never heard  The Next Big Thing In Music (part I)

Sky At Night
I Am Kloot

Who they are: An easy-going yet offbeat trio from Manchester, England.

Great if you like: The Libertines, Sparklehorse, Barenaked Ladies

Be sure to check out: Northern Skies—give a listen to track #1 and you’ll likely be sold.

PURCHASE: USA / UK / DOWNLOAD

music mp3s best albums youve probably never heard  The Next Big Thing In Music (part I)

Tongue N’ Cheek
Dizzee Rascal

Who he is: A long-time English rapper and MC.

Great if you like: Snoop Dog, Blackalicious, Kano

Be sure to check out: Bonkers (track #1), Dance Wiv Me (#3)

PURCHASE: USA / UK / DOWNLOAD

music mp3s best albums youve probably never heard  The Next Big Thing In Music (part I)
music mp3s best albums youve probably never heard  The Next Big Thing In Music (part I)


music mp3s best albums youve probably never heard  The Next Big Thing In Music (part I)
music mp3s best albums youve probably never heard  The Next Big Thing In Music (part I)
music mp3s best albums youve probably never heard  The Next Big Thing In Music (part I)


Wake Up the Nation
Paul Weller

Who he is: The former front man for the punk band The Jam.

Great if you like: The Stone Roses, The Jam, Stereophonics, The Specials

Be sure to check out: Download the entire title track Wake The Nation track for free on Amazon.

PURCHASE: USA / UK / DOWNLOAD

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The Sea
Corinne Bailey Rae

Who she are: A neo-soul songstress Corinne Bailey Rae from Leeds, Englanand.

Great if you like: Norah Jones, Amy Winehouse, Sarah McLachlan

Be sure to check out: Closer (track #4) and Paris Nights / New York Mornings (#8). Love’s On Its Way is an Amazon.com exclusive.

PURCHASE: USA / UK / DOWNLOAD

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xx
The Xx

Who they are: An atmospheric English indie pop group

Great if you like: The Cure, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Kate Nash

Be sure to check out: Crystalised (track #3), Islands (#4), Heart Skipped a Beat (#5)

PURCHASE: USA / UK / DOWNLOAD

music mp3s best albums youve probably never heard  The Next Big Thing In Music (part I)
published: 17 Aug 2010
music mp3s best albums youve probably never heard  The Next Big Thing In Music (part I)
music mp3s best albums youve probably never heard  The Next Big Thing In Music (part I)
music mp3s best albums youve probably never heard  The Next Big Thing In Music (part I)


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  1. Michael Senchuk says:

    September 7th, 2010at 3:14 pm(#)

    Already knew I liked xx; but based on your comments I’m going to have to check out Paul Weller as well (I’m a huge Stone Roses fan).

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