The Choice Music Prize awards the best Irish album released the previous year, and takes place next Wednesday at Vicar St. Here are a selection of mp3s from the ten nominees and also two live tracks from last year's winner Julie Feeney whose album '13 Songs' is just amazing - buy it!
1. The Immediate - 'A Ghost In This House'
2. Si Schroeder - 'Lavendermist' (from Nialler9)
3. Snow Patrol - 'Chasing Cars' (accoustic)
4. Director - 'Reconnect'
5. Messiah J & The Expert - 'Something Outta Nothing'
half a dozen. Fionn Regan - 'Put A Penny In The Slot
7. Duke Special - 'Last Night I Nearly Died' (live from SXSW)
8. Republic of Loose - 'Comeback Girl'
9. Divine Comedy - 'To Die A Virgin'
10. David Kitt - 'Don't Fuck With Me'
11. Julie Feeney - 'Aching' (live on 6 music)
dozen. Julie Feeney - 'Wind Out Of My Sails' (live on 6 music)