In pictures: Mercury nominees 2005
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This four-piece hail from Staines in Middlesex, led by Richard Archer.

The Mercury judges praised album Stars of CCTV for its "streetwise guitar music".

Surburban frustration is said to have fuelled their musical output.

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Hear a clip from Stars Of CCTV
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