OK, first part over – all the acts at the Barclaycard Mercury Prize 2009 have played, all they need to do now is sit back, get as drunk as sailors and wait an hour and a bit to find out who’s actually won the thing. The judges are throwing glasses at each other, deep in the bowels of the hotel, as I type.

Here’s the room three minutes after The Horrors played. Who looks the most nervous? And where the frig is Noel Fielding? Still owes us an interview…

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