Mercury Prize: … Since 1996, the pattern’s been rockdancerockdancerock. My prediction for this year’s winner come September 11th? I’m thinking dance. OK, the extremely purple “Breakaway” and the video for “Romeo” (RealAudio) sold me. Slightly off topic: Who’s this Susheela Raman bird, then? rar! Slightly further off topic: ‘Tween the trailer (QuickTime) for “Ghost World” (set to its opening song, “Jaan Pehechaan Ho” by Mohammed Rafi — “puts Dick Dale on a longboard to Bombay”), the Jaxx video and “Moulin Rouge” last month, I’m not near tired of Bollywood-biting as I should be.

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