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Veterans Neil Young, Macy Gray, Patti Smith, David Bowie Top 74 Long List Nominees
Below is the "longlist" of artists and albums, being considered for the 2004 Shortlist Music Prize. Ten finalists for the award will be announced in late September; the Prize will be awarded during a multi-artist concert Nov. 10 at the Wiltern in Los Angeles. For more information, go to www.shortlistofmusic.com. (see hitsdailydouble.com, 8/3/04)

Ryan Adams, Love Is Hell (Lost Highway)
Air, Talkie Walkie (Astralwerks)
Bad Acid Trip, Lynch the Weirdo (Serjical Strike/RED INK)
Devendra Banhart, Rejoicing in the Hands (Young god)
Belle & Sebastian, Dear Catastrophe Witness (Sanctuary)
Blanche, If We Can't Trust The Doctors (Cass)
Blonde Redhead, Misery Is A Butterfly (4AD/Beggars Banquet)
David Bowie, Reality (ISO/Columbia)
Buckethead, Bucketheadland 2 (ION)
Café Tacuba, Cuatra Caminos (MCA)
Cee-Lo, Cee-Lo Green Is the Soul Machine (Arista)
The Coral, Nightfreak and the Sons of Becker (Deltasonic/Columbia)
Jamie Cullum, Twentysomething (Verve)
Dead Prez, Revolutionary but Gangsta (Columbia)
Dios, Dios (Startime)
Dizzee Rascal, Boy in da Corner (Matador/XL)
Eagles of Death Metal, Peace Love Death Metal (Ant Acid Audio)
Elbow, Cast of Thousands (V2)
Cesaria Evora, Voz D'Amor (Bluebird Jazz/RCA)
Fiery Furnaces, Gallowsbird's Park (Rough Trade)
Franz Ferdinand, Franz Ferdinand (Domino/Epic)
Galactic, Ruckus (Sanctuary)
Ghostface Killah, The Pretty Toney Album (Def Jam)
Bebel Gilberto, Bebel Gilberto (Six Degrees)
Holly Golightly, Truly She Is None Other (Damaged Goods)
Macy Gray, The Trouble With Being Myself (Epic)
Patty Griffin, Impossible Dream (ATO)
The Honorary Title, Anything Else but the Truth (Doghouse)
Van Hunt, Van Hunt (Capitol)
Iron & Wine, Our Endless Numbered Days (Sub Pop)
Jaylib, Champion Sound (Stones Throw)
Jem, Finally Woken (ATO)
Gary Jules, Trading Snakeoil for Wolftickets (Universal)
Keane, Hopes and Fears (Interscope)
Keb' Mo', Keep It Simple (Epic/Okeh)
The Killers, Hot Fuss (Island)
Phil Kline, Zippo Songs (Cantaloupe)
Amel Larrieux, Bravebird (Bliss Life)
Loretta Lynn, Van Lear Rose (Interscope)
Magnetic Fields, I (Nonesuch)
Nellie McKay, Get Away From Me (Columbia)
Melt Banana, Cell-Scape (A-Zap)
Juana Molina, Segundo (Domino)
Muse, Absolution (Warner Bros.)
My Morning Jacket, It Still Moves (ATO)
AC Newman, The Slow Wonder (Matador)
Non Prophets, Hope (Lex)
Oceansize, Efflorese (Beggars Banquet)
Peaches, Fatherf***er (Beggars/XL)
Phoenix, Alphabetical (Astralwerks)
PJ Harvey, Uh Huh Her (Island)
Josh Ritter, Hello Starling (Signature)
Scarling, Sweet Heart Dealer (Sympathy for the Record Industry)
Bob Schneider, I'm Good Now (Shockorama/Vanguard)
The Secret Machines, Now Here Is Nowhere (Reprise)
Simple Kid, 1 (Vector)
The Sleepy Jackson, Lovers (Astralwerks)
Slum Village, Detroit Deli: A Taste of Detroit (Priority/Capitol)
Patti Smith, Trampin' (Columbia)
Snow Patrol, Final Straw (A & M/Interscope)
The Streets, A Grand Don't Come for Free (Vice)
Joe Strummer & the Mescaleros, Streetcore (Hellcat/Epitaph)
Jesse Sykes and the Sweet Hereafter, Oh, My Girl (Barsuk)
Teitur, Poetry & Aeroplanes (Universal)
Travis, 12 Memories (Epic)
TV on the Radio, Desperate Youth, Bloodthirsty Babes (Touch & Go)
Ty, Upwards (Big Dada)
Julieta Venegas, Si (RCA International)
Rufus Wainwright, Want One (DreamWorks)
The Weakerthans, Reconstruction Site (Epitaph)
Wilco, A Ghost Is Born (Nonesuch)
Wrens, Meadowlands (Absolutely Kosher)
Neil Young, Greendale (Reprise)