Ahead of tonight's Mercury Music Prize Award - check out this slice of Africa Express

CUT of the day: September 4

Today – check out this footage of [b]Mercury Music Prize[/b] nominee Jamie T with Damon Albarn collaborating during Albarns Africa Express project.

This almost acoustic version, with Albarn on piano, of Jamie’s Top 10 single ‘Calm Down Dearest’ is from his album [b]Panc Prevention[/b] – and is currently standing at 3 to 1 odds to win the Mercury.

Other contenders in the running for the annual music album prize are past winners [b]Arctic Monkeys[/b] and [b]Dizzee Rascal[/b], as well as [b]Bat For Lashes[/b], [b]Maps[/b] and [b]Amy Winehouse[/b].

The winner is announced at 9pm.

In the meantime – check this clip out, it’s great!


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