2005: Antony And The Johnsons - I Am A Bird Now
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Where Are The Mercury Prize Winners Now?
14. 2005: Antony And The Johnsons - I Am A Bird Now
After winning in 2005 I Am A Bird Now went from number 135 to 16 in a week – the biggest jump in the history of the Prize. Follow up album The Crying Light – released in 2009 – only reached number 18 in the UK. The band went on hiatus in 2015 and Antony, now known as Anohni, released a new EP in 2017.