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Choice Music shortlist announced

By | Published on Thursday 15 January 2009

The short list for the Choice Music Prize – the Irish Mercury-style award judged by a panel of media professionals – has been announced. The judges will meet and select the winning act at the Choice Music Prize’s live event to be held in Dublin on 4 Mar.

The short list for the 2008 prize is as follows:

Fight Like Apes – Fight Like Apes and the Mystery of the Golden Medallion (Model Citizen)
Mick Flannery – White Lies (EMI)
Halfset – Another Way of Being There (Casino Gravity Records)
Lisa Hannigan – Sea Sew (Own label)
David Holmes – The Holy Pictures (Canderblinks)
Jape – Ritual (Co-Op)
Messiah J & The Expert – From The Word Go (Inaudible)
Oppenheimer – ‘Take The Whole Mid-Range And Boost It’ (Fantastic Plastic)
R.S.A.G. – Organic Sampler (Psychonavigation)
The Script – The Script (Sony Music)