Rudimental And Disclosure React To Mercury Music Prize 2013 Nominations - Audio
12 September 2013, 10:17
The 'Waiting All Night' four-piece and 'White Noise' duo respond to the musical honour.
Rudimental and Disclosure have opened up exclusively to Capital FM about both being nominated for this year's Barclaycard Mercury Music Prize 2013.
UK four-piece Rudimental have been shortlisted for their latest album 'Home' while below British duo Disclosure have also been nominated for their debut record 'Settle', during last night's nominations ceremony (11th September).
"It's an amazing honour to be part of this," Rudimental's DJ Locksmith told Capital at the nominations event. "People in the industry have sort of got over their feet and got us here.
"We've been through so much graft to get to this point [so it's] a testament to all four of us," he explained.
Listen to Rudimental chatting to Capital's showbiz reporter Kevin Hughes below:
Disclosure have also reacted to their nomination while praising the rest of the Mercury Prize 2013 line-up, which includes stars like David Bowie, Jake Bugg, Laura Mvula and James Blake.
It's amazing, I don't think anyone here doesn't appreciate what it means to be nominated," Disclosure exclusively told Capital. "I think we appreciate as well being on such a strong line-up, not just trying to love up the other acts but we genuinely do actually like a lot of the other albums on the line-up.
"Foals are one of my favourite bands, we've been touring with Rudimental they're great as well, Laura Mvula's album is great, James Blake is a massive influence for us," they explained. "So yeah, it's awesome."
Listen to Disclosure chatting to Kevin Hughes below:
The Barclaycard Mercury Music Prize 2013 ceremony is set to take place from the Camden Roundhouse on 30th October.