Klaxons have won this year's Nationwide Mercury Prize with their album, Myths of the Near Future. The 20,000 pound Prize is given each year to the British or Irish artist who succeeds in creating the Record Of The Year.
The 12 artists nominated for the 2007 award were:
Amy Winehouse (Back To Black)
Arctic Monkeys (Favourite Worst Nightmare)
Basquiat Strings (Basquiat Strings With Seb Rochford)
Bat For Lashes (Fur and Gold)
Dizzee Rascal (Maths + English)
Fionn Regan (The End Of History)
Jamie T (Panic Prevention)
Klaxons (Myths of the Near Future)
Maps (We Can Create)
New Young Pony Club (Fantastic Playroom)
The View (Hats Off to the Buskers)
The Young Knives (Voices Of Animals and Men)
Check out JamBase's exclusive feature/interview with Klaxons here.
[Published on: 9/4/07]