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We Have A Winner In the Mercury Music Prize is
And the winner of the 2006 Mercury Music Prize is Arctic Monkeys for there Smash Debut "Whatever People Say I Am, That's What I'm Not"
It caped off a Fantaic year for the Band From Sheffield which became the fastest selling debut album in the UK since records began, selling over 360,000 copies in its first week and has since gone triple platinum in the UK.
The album includes both tracks from the band's original EP, Five Minutes with Arctic Monkeys, as well as their first two singles and UK Number Ones, "I Bet You Look Good on the Dancefloor" and "When the Sun Goes Down".
The Bookeks put the band as the odds on Fave to win the Prisd
The Other Album For the Prize was
Isobel Campbell and Mark Lanegan - Ballad of the Broken Seas
Editors - The Back Room
Guillemots - Through the Windowpane
Richard Hawley - Coles Corner
Hot Chip - The Warning
Muse - Black Holes and Revelations
Zoe Rahman - Melting Pot
Lou Rhodes - Beloved One
Scritti Politti - White Bread Black Beer
Sway - This Is My Demo
Thom Yorke - The Eraser
And Now the Winning Band Video
"I Bet You Look Good on the Dancefloor"