Weller’s late surge means he’s overtaken The xx, who were previously favourites to claim the prize. Head over to the blogs and let us know who you want to see win.
Put a tenner on Foals’ ‘Total Life Forever’ now at 16/1 and you’d get £160 if they won. Worth a punt, surely? Head to NME.COM/video for an interview with the band in which they reveal what they’d do with the Mercury cash if they won.
Laura Marling’s second album ‘I Speak Because I Can’ is on the list. We called it “a stunning performance” on its release; read the full review here. Marling is 7/1 to walk away with the Mercury prize this year.