Amy Winehouse to Radiohead: 10 albums that should have won the Mercury

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Michael Cragg

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With the annual music prize announced next week, a look back at the best nominated albums that lost out

Amy Winehouse’s second album wasn’t exactly in need of a sales boost, and her tabloid ubiquity meant an award win would barely have registered with the general public, but her second album was leagues ahead of winners the Klaxons’ flimsy Myths of the Near Future. Her performance of modern standard Love is a Losing Game at the 2007 ceremony also should have swayed it.

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