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Arctic Monkey nominated again for Mercury Prize

Mercury Prize nominees Arctic Monkeys Credit: Press Association

Sheffield's Arctic Monkeys have been nominated for this year's Mercury Prize for their lates album AM, which was released earlier this year.

The quartet famously created a buzz online before the release of their first hit I Bet That You Look Good On The Dancefloor in 2005.

This summer they previewed much of their new album - recorded in California - by headlining the Friday night of Glastonbury Festival.

They won the Mercury in 2006 with their debut album Whatever People Say I Am, That's What I'm Not.

The Mercury judges said: "AM is a bold new chapter in the Arctic Monkeys' story - sonically gripping, lyrically involving and brilliantly performed."

Mercury Prize nominee David Bowie Credit: Press Association

The other nominees for this year's prize include David Bowie, Foals , Disclosure, Jon Hopkins, Laura Marling, Rudimental, Laura Mvula, Savages and Villagers.