Richard Hawley Up for a Barclaycard Mercury Prize

Gretsch artist and Sheffield, England native Richard Hawley has made the shortlist for the Barclaycard Mercury Album of the Year with Standing at the Sky’s Edge. The former member of Britpop band Pulp is considered a frontrunner to win the prestigious award.

The 12 finalists were announced on Wednesday by BBC TV and radio presenter Lauren Laverne at London’s The Hospital Club.

Watch below as Hawley talks about each track on the album.