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RTÉ Choice Music Prize - Irish Album of The Year list is out...(10 shortlist included)

Huge congratulations to all 10 acts that made the RTÉ Choice Music Prize Album of the Year 2016 shortlist. The 10 shortlisted albums are:

1) All Tvvins - IIVV (Warner Music)

2) BANTUM - Move (Self Released)

3) Wallis BIRD - Home (Mount Silver / Caroline International)

4) The Divine Comedy - Foreverland (Divine Comedy Records)

5) Lisa Hannigan - At Swim (Hoop Recordings)

6) katie kim - Salt (Art For Blind Records)

7) James Vincent McMorrow - We Move (Faction Records)

8) Overhead, The Albatross - Learning to Growl (Self Released)

9) Rusangano Family - Let The Dead Bury The Dead (Self Released)

10) We Cut Corners - The Cadences Of Others (Delphi)

Listen to all 10 albums here: CLICK HERE

–0-9– The 4 of US – Sugar Island –A– Aborist – Home Burial All Tvvins – IIVV The Answer – Solas The Altered Hours – In Heat Not Sorry Anna’s Anchor – Nautical Miles Arum – Arum Atlas – Affinity August Wells – Madness Is The Mercy –B– Bantum – Move Dermot Barrett – Dawns eras Tides Bell X1 – Arms Henry Benagh, John Carty, Noel O’Grady & Marcus Hernon – The Good Mixer Black Bank Folk – Rising Eric Bell – Exile The Bionic Rats – *T​.​B​.​R​.​* Wallis Bird – Home Bleeding Heart Pigeons – IS John Blek – Cut the Light Luka Bloom – Frugalisto Booka Brass – Chilled Milk Mike Brookfield – Love Breaks The Fall Bry – Bry Buille – Beo Keith Burke and the Little Black Book – These Boys –C– CC Brez – The Nightfall Checkpoint – Thorn Among The Roses Cinema – A Night Train To Budapest Circuit3 – Siliconchipsuperstar Changing Gears – Communicate Fr. Charlie, Tony and Margaret Coen – Around The Turf Fire at Coens The Citizens – The Autumn House Clann Mhic Ruairi – Suile Cobra Truth – Mindfulmess Connla – River Waiting Aidan Coffey – The Corner House Set Count Vaseline – Yo No Soy Marinero J Cowhie – Veil Kevin Crehan – An Bhábóg sa Bhádóg Kathy Crinion – Lovin’ What I Do Cronin – The First Kiss Of Love Cult Called Man – Cult Fiction PA Curran – Poor Man’s Clothes (Ocean West) Cuig – New Landscapes –D– Darktown – Ruralette James Darkin – Go No Matter What Cathy Davey – New Forest dBize – Storm Party Ed Deane – Wireless Set Mike Denver – Cut Loose Eoin Dillon – Pondelorum Divan – Modern Knowledge Divil A’ Bit – Blackberries & Juniper Twigs Mark Donnellan, John Canny and Michael Landers – Wednesday Night in Peppers The Divine Comedy – Foreverland Eoin Dolan – Eoin Dolan Miriam Donohue – Paperscapes Hugh Doolan – A Promised Land Robert Doyle – Lig Amach The Driftwood Manor – For The Moon Marieann Dwyer – Stolen Hearts Thomas Duffy – Awake-Asleep –E– Eden – Outbound to Wonderland Claire Egan – Turning Tides EIDTKR – EIDTKR ii Embrace The Crisis – Black Heart Enemies – Valuables Ensemble Éiru – Imbas Everything Shook – Drinking About You Exit: Pursued By A Bear – Exit: Pursued By A Bear 2 Exmagican – Scan The Blue Extreme Rhythm – Saturn’s Shadow –F– Pete Fagan – Many Suits BP Fallon – Hot Tongue February & Mars – February & Mars Cian Finn – This Applies Fixity – FIXITY Fixity – The Things In The Room Mick Flannery – I Own You FLOATINGHOME – Dreams for Dreamers Dylan Foley and Dan Gurney – Music From The Hudson Valley The Frank And Walters – Songs For The Walking Wounded Four Men and A Dog – And The Band Played On Fovea Hex – The Salt Garden I Fullset – Notes Between The Lines Funeral Suits – Islands Apart Davie Furey – Easy Come Easy Go Fuzzy Hell – Hex Songs –G– Bronagh Gallagher – Gather Your Greatness Games Violet – Tragic Milkshake Gatehouse – Tús New Sheila Garry and Elaine Hogan – The Shores of Lough Breda Frankie Gavin, Paddy Keenan &apm; Junji Shirota – Éire Japan Glimmermen – Breaking Out The Gloaming – 2 Ben Glover – The Emigrant Eileen Gogan – Spirit Of Oberlin Susan Grace Bates – Skorsa: The Riddle of the Earth Greenshine – Girl in the Lavender Dress Grouse – Oslo Goitse – Inspired By Chance Nathan Gourley and Laura Feddersen – Life Is All Checkered Nathan Gourley & Joey Abarta – Copley Street The Grunts – Cult Before Country –H– Lisa Hannigan – At Swim Keith Harkin – Nollaig Cathal Hayden – Hooked on Banjo Hedfuzy – Hedfuzy Hermitage Green – Save Your Soul Heroes In Hiding – Curtains The High Kings – Grace and Glory Hotel On Mars – Don’t Feel Like Daylight Paul Hourican – Sea Change The Hydes – Green And Blue –I– I Have A Tribe – Beneath A Yellow Moon IMLÉ – IMLÉ Irish Concertina Ensemble – Zero –J– Jealous of The Birds – Parma Violets –K– Karrie – Perpetual Motion Pete Kennedy- The Voyage King Kong Company – King Kong Company Laoise Kelly – Failte Ui Cheallaigh Ann Kiranne – Behind Yon Mountain Kern – False Deceiver Tommy Keyes – An Irish Life Tommy Keyes – The Sad Pursuit Tommy Keyes – Some of These Stories Are True Katie Kim – Salt Barry Kinane – The Hills Above The Valley –L– Padraig Lalor – Light Up The Lazy Band – In My Garden Land Lovers – The Rooks Have Returned Late City Edition – A Classic Case of… Ciaran Lavery – Let Bad In Jinx Lennon – Magic Bullets Of Madness To Uplift The Grey Magnets Jinx Lennon – Past Pupil Stay Sane LF83 – Folk Science Little Green Cars – Ephemera Will Lyons – Raven Haired Angel –M– Oisín Mac Diarmada And Samantha Harvey – The Green Branch Magic Pockets – Volcano of the Bleeding Skies Mary and the Pigeons – Into Air Michael Maclennan – Roaming Soul Nicole Maguire – Wishing Well Malojian – This Is Nowhere Roísín McGrory – The Brae Road Barry McCormack – The Tilt of The Earth Chrisy McCullagh – Secret Animals Paul McDonnell – A Sweeter Confusion Eleanor McEvoy – Naked Music Lieselle McMahon – Blood & Bone James Vincent McMorrow – We Move Mary McNamara and Sorcha Costello – The Lady’s Cup of Tea John McSherry – The Seven Suns MINDRIOTmt – Brothers Mmoths – Luneworks Patsy Moloney – The Temple in the Glen Brendan Monaghan – Today Is A Good Day Mongrel State – Mestizo Christy Moore – Lily (Sony) Van Morrison – Keep Me Singing Fiach Moriarty – The Revolution Mick, Louise and Michelle Mulcahy – The Reel Note Roisin Murphy – Take Her Up To Monto The Murphys – Breaking Ground –N– The Natural History Museum – Attenborough The New 52 – Let Me Sleep New Road – Stone Walls & Street Lights No Monster Club – I Feel Magic Nocturnes – The Soft Animal Donie Nolan – The Banks of the Abha Bhán Cian Nugent – Night Fiction Josie Nugent – Modal Citizen –O– Kate O’Callaghan -The Girl With The Beret Keith O’Connell – Genetic Lottery Oddsocks – The Sound Of The City Peter O’Loughlin – A Musical Life Lisa O’Neill – Pothole In The Sky Ciara O’Neill – The Ebony Trail Katie O’Neill – Within Padraig O’Neill & Ian Kinsella – When the Prescription Runs Out Marc O’ Reilly – Mortality Mortality Simon O’Reilly – Evolve Peadar Ó Riada – On Piano Declan O’ Rourke – In Full Colour Jack O’ Rourke – Dreamcatcher Dympna O’ Sullivan – Enriched Overhead, The Albatross – Learning To Growl –P– Parliament Square – Parliament Square Hannah Peel – Awake But Always Dreaming Charlie Piggott and Gerry Harrington – The New Road David Power and Willie Kelly – Apples in Winter Plutonic Dust – Grand Delusions Ports – The Devil is a Songbird Brigid Mae Power – Brigid Mae Power Gavin Prior – Clusters Gavin Prior – All Who Wander Protobaby – Cosmic Heart Propeller Palms – Old Dog New Tricks –R– Realta – Clear Skies Red Empire – Inhale (Independent) The Riptide Movement – Ghosts Robocobra Quartet – Music For All Occasions Rollers / Sparkers – Interior Ministry Rusangano Family – Let The Dead Bury The Dead Paula Ryan – Let Me Fly Kevin Ryan and Fu Akamine – Díséad –S– Ben Sands – Troubadour Clare Sands – Join Me At The Table Pauline Scanlon – Gossamer Aoife Scott – Carry The Day Selk – Beasts Seána – Harpophelia September Girls – Age of Indignation Sea Pinks – Soft Days The Shaker Hymn – Do You Think You’re Clever? Laurie Shaw – Not A Dry Eye In The House Laurie Shaw – Felted Fruit The Shoos – The Shoos Sky, Horse and Death – Music For Karla Turner Slow Motion Heroes – Hinterland Jesse Smith, John Blake & Seán Gavin feat Johnny McDonagh – Music From The Lost Continent So Cow – Lisa Marie Airplane Tour Solar Bears – Advancement Ciarán Somers with Nicolas Queménér – Now Sons of Southern Ulster – Foundry Folk Songs Stano – In Between Silence Where We Really Exist Roslyn Steer – You’ll Know Stop The Wheel – Basta Strung – Strung Super Hyper Giant – Retro/Futuristic Swords – Tidal Waves –T– Tau – Tau, Tau, Tau Tenro – One This Side Up – Full Fat Those Black Marks – Darwinian Brendan Tiernan – Morning Lights Vol 1 Dylan Tighe – Wabi-Sabi Soul Tomorrows – Another Life Track Dogs – Serenity Sessions Trada – Going Back To Ireland Truly DiVine & Josh Johnston – Close Your Eyes Two Door Cinema Club – Gameshow –U– The Urges – Time Will Pass –V– Foy Vance – The wild Swan Ryan Vail – For Every Silence Cillian Vallely – The Raven’s Rock Edel Vaughan – Spreagtha Peter Vogelaar – The Science of Summer –W– Walking On Cars – Everything This Way We Banjo 3 – String Theory We Cut Corners – The Cadence Of Others Hank Wedel – Living in the Land of Love Ian Whitty & The Exchange – Cash Crop Windings – Be Honest And Fear Not Anne Wylie – Songs From The Seas –Y– Yawning Chasm – Skylights The Young Folk – First Sign of Morning –Z– Zombie Picnic – A Suburb Of Earth


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