Self Esteem on ‘real crisis’ of controversial ticket price rises and balancing costs with making a living


The Mercury-nominated artist says often performers don’t know what their ticket prices are for shows, but insists they should get on top of it and probe it.

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Mercury-nominated artist Self Esteem has said that while artists should think about ticket prices for shows amid the cost of living crisis, there is often no other way to make money in the industry.

She was speaking to Sky News at Tuesday night’s Mercury Prize, where her album Prioritise Pleasure was nominated for the prestigious award.

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