Wet Leg‘s self-titled debut album has made the shortlist for the 2022 Mercury Prize, the prestigious honor given to the best British or Irish album of the past year.
“We’re so freakin lucky that we got to make the album that we made,” the “Chaise Longue” duo writes in a tweet reacting to the news.
“These past couple of years have been full of surprises and unexpected adventures,” they add. “Here’s perhaps one of our fave surprises so far…Our debut album has been shortlisted for a @MercuryPrize!?”
Among the other records that made the shortlist include Sam Fender‘s Seventeen Going Under, Nova Twins‘ Supernova and Harry Styles‘ Harry’s House.
The 2022 Mercury Prize winner will be revealed during a London ceremony held September 8.
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