Tuesday, April 21, 2009

Ivors shortlist: Pull up a chair

The generally benevolent influence of Marc Riley's 6Music show on British music has been endorsed, tangentially, by the shortlist for the Ivors songwriting awards:

BEST SONG MUSICALLY & LYRICALLY

Song: My Mistakes Were Made For You
Writer/s: Miles Kane / Alex Turner
Performed By: The Last Shadow Puppets
UK Publisher/s: Deltasonic Music Ltd / EMI Music Publishing

Song: One Day Like This
Writer/s: Guy Garvey / Richard Jupp / Craig Potter / Mark Potter / Peter Turner
Performed By: Elbow
UK Publisher/s: Salvation Music / Warner/Chappell Music

Song: The Last Of The Melting Snow
Writer/s: Nicholas Hemming
Performed By: The Leisure Society
UK Publisher/s: Copyright Control

BEST CONTEMPORARY SONG

Song: Dance Wiv Me
Writer/s: Nicholas Detnon / Calvin Harris / Dylan Mills / Tyrone Paul
Performed By: Dizzee Rascal
UK Publisher/s: Notting Hill Music / EMI Music Publishing / Hero Music / Universal Music Publishing

Song: Grounds For Divorce
Writer/s: Guy Garvey / Richard Jupp / Craig Potter / Mark Potter / Peter Turner
Performed By: Elbow
UK Publisher/s: Salvation Music / Warner/Chappell Music

Song: That’s Not My Name
Writer/s: Julian De Martino / Katie White
Performed By: The Ting Tings
UK Publisher/s: Playwrite Music (administered by Warner/Chappell Music) / Sony/ATV Music Publishing

BEST ORIGINAL FILM SCORE

Film: Quantum of Solace
Composer: David Arnold
UK Publisher/s: Sony/ATV Music Publishing

Film: The Escapist
Composer: Benjamin Wallfisch
UK Publisher/s: Air-Edel Associates Ltd

Film: There Will Be Blood
Composer: Jonny Greenwood
UK Publisher/s: Faber Music / Warner/Chappell Artemis Music

BEST TELEVISION SOUNDTRACK

Broadcast: Fiona’s Story
Composer: Ben Bartlett
UK Publisher/s: Du Vinage Publishing

Broadcast: Trial and Retribution 2008
Composer: Anne Dudley
UK Publisher/s: EMI Music Publishing

Broadcast: Wallace and Gromit (A Matter of Loaf and Death)
Composer: Julian Nott
UK Publisher/s:Imagem Music

PRS FOR MUSIC MOST PERFORMED WORK

Song: Mercy
Writer/s: Steve Booker / Duffy
Performed By: Duffy
UK Publisher/s: Universal Music Publishing / EMI Music Publishing

Song: Sweet About Me
Writer/s: Gabriella Cilmi / Nicholas Coler / Miranda Cooper / Brian Higgins / Timothy Larcombe / Tim Powell
Performed By: Gabriella Cilmi
UK Publisher/s:EMI Music Publishing / Warner/Chappell Music / Copyright Control

Song: Viva La Vida
Writer/s: Guy Berryman / Jonny Buckland / Will Champion / Chris Martin
Performed By: Coldplay
UK Publisher/s: Universal Music Publishing

BEST SELLING BRITISH SONG

Song: Mercy
Writer/s: Steve Booker / Duffy
Performed By: Duffy
UK Publisher/s: Universal Music Publishing / EMI Music Publishing

Song: Paper Planes
Writer/s: Maya Arulpragasam / Topper Headon / Mick Jones / Thomas Wesley Pentz / Paul Simonon / Joe Strummer
Performed By: M.I.A
UK Publisher/s: Imagem Music / Universal Music Publishing / Domino Publishing

Song: Viva La Vida
Writer/s: Guy Berryman / Jonny Buckland / Will Champion / Chris Martin
Performed By: Coldplay
UK Publisher/s: Universal Music Publishing

ALBUM AWARD

Album: Rockferry
Writer/s: Bernard Butler / Duffy
Performed By: Duffy
UK Publisher/s: Stage Three Music / EMI Music Publishing

Album: Viva La Vida or Death And All His Friends
Writer/s: Guy Berryman / Jonny Buckland / Will Champion / Chris Martin
Performed By: Coldplay
UK Publisher/s: Universal Music Publishing

Album: We Started Nothing
Writer/s: Julian De Martino / Katie White
Performed By: The Ting Tings
UK Publisher/s: Playwrite Music (administered by Warner/Chappell Music) / Sony/ATV Music Publishing


Yes, yes, there's the depressing obviousness of Coldplays and Duffy and the token nod to multiculturalism/political correctness gone mad Dizzee Rascal nomination, but The Ting Tings AND the Leisure Society both in with a shout? There must be something in the New Broadcasting House beer. (Guy Garvey, even, turned up in Riley a session last Christmas.)


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