The shortlist has just been announced for this year’s Meteor Choice Music Prize Album of the Year 2014 in association with IMRO and IRMA.
The shortlist is as follows:
Aphex Twin – Syro (Warp)
Delorentos – Night Becomes Light (Universal Ireland)
The Gloaming – The Gloaming (Real World)
Hozier – Hozier (Rubyworks/Universal)
James Vincent McMorrow – Post Tropical (Faction)
Sinead O’ Connor – I’m Not Bossy, I’m The Boss (Nettwerk)
Damien Rice – My Favourite Faded Fantasy (Warner Music)
The Riptide Movement – Getting Through (Universal Ireland)
U2 – Songs of Innocence (Island)
We Cut Corners – Think Nothing (Delphi)
The winning album will be selected by the judging panel at the Meteor Choice Music Prize live event, which takes place on Thursday 5 March 2015 at Vicar Street, Dublin with as many of the artists playing as possible.
The Meteor Choice Music Prize event will be broadcast live on Today FM in a special four hour extended programme during the Paul Mc Loone show. RTE 2 Television will also broadcast a one-hour highlights programme of the Meteor Choice Music Prize on Sunday 8 March 2015.
Tickets go on sale this Friday, 9 January 2015 at 09:00.