James Blake Wins 2013 Barclaycard Mercury Prize

For his album 'Overgrown'.

James Blake has been announced winner of the 2013 Barclaycard Mercury Prize for his album, ‘Overgrown’.

Read our 2011 interview with the Clash cover star here.

This was the second Mercury nomination for Blake, whose debut self titled album was nominated in 2011.

The full list of this year's nominees were:

Arctic Monkeys – AM

David Bowie – The Next Day

Disclosure – Settle

Foals – Holy Fire

Jake Bugg – Jake Bugg

James Blake – Overgrown

Jon Hopkins – Immunity

Laura Marling – Once I Was An Eagle

Laura Mvula – Sing to the Moon

Rudimental – Home

Savages – Silence Yourself

Villagers – Awayland

Previous winners of the prize include Alt J, for their album 'An Awesome Wave', in 2012 and Primal Scream, for 'Screamadelica', at the inaugural 1992 awards.


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