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Are these the best Irish albums of the past year?

Steve Garrigan of Kodaline
Steve Garrigan of Kodaline
Image: EMPICS Entertainment

THINK YOU KNOW what the best albums from Irish bands in 2013 are?

The expert judges behind the Choice Music Prize have selected their picks for the finest Irish album of the last year.

My Bloody Valentine’s MBV has been installed as favourite by bookmakers, with Paddy Power offering odds of 3/1 ahead of Villagers’ {Awayland} (9/2), Bell X1′s Chop Chop and Girls Names’ The New Life (both 6/1).

The winner will be announced at a concert in Vicar Street, Dublin on February 27.

Here’s the full list of nominations:

And So I Watch You From Afar – All Hail Bright Futures

Source: Sargent House

Bell X1 – Chop Chop

Source: BellX1video

Girls Names – The New Life

Source: WatchGirlsNames

Kodaline – In A Perfect World

Source: KodalineVEVO

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Little Green Cars – Absolute Zero

Source: Little Green Cars

Mano Le Tough – Changing Days

Source: Mon Diamant .Music

My Bloody Valentine – MBV

Source: TheOfficialMBV

O Emperor – Vitreous

Source: oemperorvideos

Lisa O’Neill – Same Cloth Or Not

Source: dollythesheep77

Villagers – {Awayland}

Source: VillagersVEVO

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