Listen to the Albums Nominated for the 2015 Mercury Prize

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Looks like British Phonographic Industry is once again ready to initiate another album in the annals of UK music history. The Mercury Prize, which was established as a more “discerning” alternative to the GRAMMYs-clone BRIT Awards, will be given out on November 20. The last five winners were: Young Fathers’ Dead in 2014, James Blake’s Overgrown in 2013, Alt-J’s An Awesome Wave in 2012, PJ Harvey’s Let England Shake in 2011, and the xx’s xx in 2010. 

Here are this year’s nominees—listen to them below:

Aphex Twin – Syro

Benjamin Clementine – At Least For Now

Gaz Coombes – Matador

C Duncan – Architect

Eska – Eska 

Florence + The Machine – How Big, How Blue, How Beautiful 

Ghost Poet – Shedding Skin

Jamie xx – In Colour 

Roisin Murphy – Hairless Toys

Slaves – Are You Satisfied

Soak – Before We Forgot How To Dream

Wolf Alice – My Love Is Cool