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Welsh Music Prize announce 2012 shortlist

29 August 2012, 16:24 | Written by Luke Morgan Britton


Los Campesinos!, Islet, Cate Le Bon and Future of the Left are among this year’s Welsh Music Prize shortlist.

The Welsh award, like the British Mercury Prize, is given to the best album of the past year created by a Welsh-born or Wales-based act.

Last October’s inaugural trophy was handed to Gruff Rhys for Hotel Shampoo.

The full list for this year’s prize is as follows:

Bright Light Bright Light – Make Me Believe in Hope
Cate Le Bon – CYRK
Cowbois Rhos Botwnnog – Draw Dros Y Mynydd
Exit_International – Black Junk
Future of the Left – The Plot Against Common Sense
Huw M. – Gathering Dusk
Islet – Illuminated People
Jodie Marie – Mountain Echo
Kids in Glass Houses – In Gold Blood
Kutosis – Fanatical Love
Los Campesinos! – Hello Sadness
Truckers of Husk – Accelerated Learning

The prize-giving ceremony takes place on 18 October, with tickets now available. For more info on the event, head here.

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