The good thing about just popping posts on the front page every year or so is that in doing so I can still make the claim that Popjustice is one of the world's longest-running music blogs. Incredible!
Anyway the shortlist for this year's Twenty Quid Music Prize has now been announced. The artworks for the twelve shortlisted singles look like the pictures above the paragraph above this one.
The titles of the songs and the people who perform those songs, meanwhile, are:
- Body Better by Maisie Peters
- Double Denim by SKYLAR
- Easy Lover by Ellie Goulding feat Big Sean
- Escapism. by RAYE and 070 Shake
- Falling In Love Again by Leif Coffield and Wuh Oh
- Forget Me by Lewis Capaldi
- Free Yourself by Jessie Ware
- Light It Up by Moss Kena and SUPER-Hi
- Lionheart (Fearless) by Joel Corry and Tom Grennan
- Nothing Lasts Forever by Dylan
- Nothing Left To Lose by Everything But The Girl
- Weightless by Arlo Parks
And finally the playlist sounds like this: