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Speech Debelle Wins the Prestigious Mercury Prize (MP3 / video / stream)

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Wednesday, Sep 9, 2009
by PopMatters Staff

Speech Debelle won the coveted Mercury Prize last night in the UK for her album Speech Therapy. Andrew Martin called the MC “a special talent who is primed to make something of herself with a little more polishing. But don’t get it twisted: Speech Therapy is an album you want and need to hear.”


She’s got a few upcoming US dates as she comes to these shores for CMJ:


10/21- New York, NY; Cake shop, Terrorbird party
10/24- New York, NY; Santo’s , Windish Party
10/28- Los Angeles, CA; Club NME @ Spaceland


Speech Debelle
“Better Days” (Revox) ft. Micachu and Wiley [MP3]
     


“Go Then, Bye” (Photomachine and El-B Remix) [MP3]
     


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