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Nominee Long List of 2012 Polaris Prize Revealed

Include The Weeknd, Leonard Cohen, Feist, Grimes, Japandroids

Jun 15, 2012
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The long list of nominees has been announced this year's Polaris Music Prize, honoring the best album of the year by a Canadian artist. With Arcade Fire's The Suburbs taking the award last year, this year's candidates include The Weeknd's Echoes of Silence, Grimes' Visions, Feist's Metals, Japandroids' Celebration Rock, Leonard Cohen's Old Ideas, and Fucked Up's David Comes to Life. You can view the full list of nominees below, which will narrowed down to ten on July 17, with a final winner announced on Sept. 24. 

The 2012 Polaris Music Prize Long List:

A Tribe Called Red – A Tribe Called Red
Marie-Pierre Arthur – Aux alentours
Rich Aucoin – We're All Dying To Live
Avec pas d'casque – Astronomie
Azari & III – Azari & III
Bahamas – Barchords
The Barr Brothers – The Barr Brothers
Blackie And The Rodeo Kings – Kings And Queens
Cadence Weapon – Hope In Dirt City
Kathryn Calder – Bright And Vivid
Cannon Bros – Firecracker / Cloudglow
Coeur de pirate – Blonde
Leonard Cohen – Old Ideas
Cold Specks – I Predict A Graceful Expulsion
Rose Cousins – We Have Made A Spark
Mark Davis – Eliminate The Toxins
Drake – Take Care
Kathleen Edwards – Voyageur
Feist – Metals
Fucked Up – David Comes To Life
Great Lake Swimmers – New Wild Everywhere
Grimes – Visions
Handsome Furs – Sound Kapital
Japandroids – Celebration Rock
Dan Mangan – Oh Fortune
Mares Of Thrace – The Pilgrimage
Ariane Moffatt – MA
Lindi Ortega – Little Red Boots
Parlovr – Kook Soul
Sandro Perri – Impossible Spaces
Joel Plaskett Emergency – Scrappy Happiness
PS I Love You – Death Dreams
John K. Samson – Provincial
Shooting Guns – Born To Deal In Magic: 1952-1976
The Slakadeliqs – The Other Side of Tomorrow
Patrick Watson – Adventures In Your Own Backyard
Bry Webb – Provider
The Weeknd – Echoes of Silence
Yamantaka // Sonic Titan – YT//ST
Yukon Blonde – Tiger Talk

(http://www.polarismusicprize.ca)



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