James Blake’s second album Overgrown has won this year’s prestigious Barclaycard Mercury Prize, writes Piers Barber. The winner, which is chosen by a panel of music critics and industry figures, […]
Imperfect and confused, the Mercury Prize is in need of a clearer mission aim. But it still serves an important purpose, writes Piers Barber.
We continue our countdown of the top 10 albums of 2011 with the final instalment which charts the top 5. Buster Stonham and Anna Feintuck take you through to that […]