Neon Neon Nominated For Mercury Music Prize 2008

Neon Neon’s debut album Stainless Style has been nominated for the Nationwide Mercury Music Prize 2008 album of the year. The video above was filmed at the official announcement and features some chat with Gruff, Bip, Cate Le Bon and Har Mar.

To celebrate, the ban performed a free live show at London’s finest independent record store, Rough Trade East, just off Brick Lane in London. Towards the end, Har Mar Superstar was joined on stage by a member of The Mighty Boosh for a dance-off. More info HERE. The final is in September and will be televised…

The full list of nominees are as follows:

Adele – 19
British Sea Power – Do You Like Rock Music?
Burial – Untrue
Elbow – The Seldom Seen Kid
Estelle – Shine
Laura Marling – Alas I Cannot Swim
Neon Neon – Stainless Style
Portico Quartet – Knee-Deep in the North Sea
Rachel Unthank & The Winterset – The Bairns
Radiohead – In Rainbows
Robert Plant & Alison Krauss – Raising Sand
The Last Shadow Puppets – The Age of the Understatement