The Choice Music Prize shortlist for Irish Album of the Year 2007 was announced in Dublin yesterday evening (Wednesday, January 9) exclusively on Today FMâ€™s Pet Sounds show.
It is as follows (artists in alphabetical order):
Adrian Crowley â€œLong Distance Swimmerâ€ (Tin Angel)
Cathy Davey â€œTales Of Silversleeveâ€ (EMI)
Delorentos â€œIn Love With Detailâ€ (Cottage)
Dry County â€œUnexpected Fallsâ€ (Lazybird)
The Flaws â€œAchieving Vaguenessâ€ (Arrivals)
David Geraghty â€œKill Your Darlingsâ€ (Decal)
Kila â€œGamblerâ€™s Balletâ€ (Kila Records)
Roisin Murphy â€œOverpoweredâ€ (EMI)
Stanley Super 800 â€œLouder & Clearerâ€ (Sofa)
Super Extra Bonus Party â€œSuper Extra Bonus Partyâ€ (Alphabet Set)
The shortlist has been selected by a panel of 12 Irish music media professionals representing print, radio, online and TV. The full list of judges can be found on the Choice Music Prize website choicemusicprize.com
The overall Album of the Year will be selected by this judging panel at the Choice Music Prize event at Vicar Street, Dublin on Wednesday February 27th. The event will be live on Today FM as part of a â€œTom Dunne Presents The Choice Music Prizeâ€ special broadcast.
The winning act will receive 10,000 euros, a prize fund which has been provided by the Irish Music Rights Organisation (IMRO) and the Irish Recorded Music Association (IRMA).
The act will also receive a specially commissioned award, courtesy of the Recorded Artists And Performers Ltd (RAAP).
Full information on the acts that will be performing at the live event will be announced later this month.
3rd annual Choice Music Prize
Live @ Vicar St. Feb 27th
Tickets on Sale Mon. Jan 14th @ 9am!, priced 27 euros including booking fee. Booking Line: 0818 719 390.