On RTÉ 2FM’s Tracy Clifford Show.
The shortlist for this year’s RTÉ Choice Music Prize Irish Album of the Year 2019, in association with IMRO & IRMA, was announced by Jim Carroll, chairman of the judging panel.
Daithi – L.O.S.S. (Strange Brew)
Mick Flannery – Mick Flannery (Rosaleen Records)
Fontaines D.C. – Dogrel (Partisan Records)
Girl Band – The Talkies (Rough Trade)
Jafaris – Stride (DFL)
Junior Brother – Pull The Right Rope (Strange Brew)
Lankum – The Livelong Day (Rough Trade
Soak – Grim Town (Rough Trade)
Maija Sofia – Bath Time (Trapped Animal)
Sorcha Richardson – First Prize Bravery (Faction Records)
The Irish Album of the Year 2019 will be revealed at a Live Event on Thursday March 5, 2020 in Vicar Street, Dublin and will be broadcast live on RTÉ 2FM in a special four hour extended programme from 7-11pm,
The Irish Album of the Year award is chosen by a panel of twelve ‘Irish music media professionals and industry experts’
Also: G’wan the Rough Trade, in fairness.