Wednesday 28 September 2016

Gavin James, Roisin Murphy, SOAK in running for Choice Music Prize Album of the Year

Published 07/01/2016 | 08:52

Roisin Murphy
Roisin Murphy

The shortlist for the Choice Music Prize Irish Album of the Year 2015 has been announced.

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Among the nominees are Girl Band, Gavin James, Le Galaxie, Roisin Murphy and Villagers.  Also in the running are Ham Sandwich, Jape, Colm Mac Con Iomaire, SOAK and Young Wonder.

The winner, selected by the judging panel of 12 Irish music media professionals and industry experts, will be announced at the Choice Music Prize Live Event at Vicar St, Dublin on Thursday March 3.

The event will be broadcast on Today FM i a special four hour extended Paul McLoone show.

The winning act will receive €10,000, a prize fund which has been provided by the Irish Music Rights Organisation (IMRO) and the Irish Recorded Music Association (IRMA).

Tickets for the Choice Music Prize live event are on sale from Ticketmaster priced €25.50 including booking fee.

 

Here's the shortlist:

 

Girl Band

Holding Hands with Jamie

(Rough Trade)

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Gavin James

Bitter Pill

(Warner Music Ireland)

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Le Galaxie

Le Club

(Universal Music Ireland)

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Roisin Murphy

Hairless Toys

(Play It Again Sam)

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Villagers

Darling Arithmetic

(Domino)

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Ham Sandwich

Stories From The Surface

(Route 109A Records)

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Jape

This Chemical Sea

(Faction Records)

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Colm Mac Con Iomaire

And Now The Weather

(Plateau)

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SOAK

Before We Forgot How To Dream  

(Rough Trade)

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Young Wonder

Birth

(Feel Good Lost)

 

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