Florence + the Machine, Jamie xx & Aphex Twin Among 2015 Mercury Prize Nominees

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Florence Welch of Florence + The Machine performs at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival  at The Empire Polo Club on April 12, 2015 in Indio, California.  

The shortlist of 2015 Mercury Prize nominees has just been announced, and includes this year's releases from Florence + the Machine, Jamie xx and Aphex Twin

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The Mercury Prize is awarded to the artist behind the best British album of the year, as chosen by British critics and industry members. Below is the final list of nominees -- the winner will be announced Nov. 20. 

Aphex Twin - Syro
Wolf Alice - My Love Is Cool
Róisín Murphy - Hairless Toys
C Duncan - Architect
Florence + the Machine - How Big, How Blue, How Beautiful
Ghostpoet - Shedding Skin
Benjamin Clementine - At Least for Now
Jamie xx - In Colour
SOAK - Before We Forgot How to Dream
Gaz Coombes - Matador
Slaves - Are You Satisfied?