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2013 Polaris Prize Nominees Announced

Include Tegan and Sara, Metric, and Purity Ring

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Earlier today in Toronto the short list of nominees for the 2013 Polaris Prize was announced, featuring the likes of Tegan and Sara, Godspeed You! Black Emperor, Metric, Purity Ring, and Young Galaxy. In a statement by Steve Jordan, Executive Director and Found of Polaris, “This moody and exciting list is proof that the ‘Canadian sound’ has no stylistic boundaries. In equal measure we welcome the seven rookies and three repeat nominees to this year’s Short List.” The winner of the prize will be announced on Aug. 23.

Check out the full list of contenders below.

2013 Polaris Prize Nominees:

Godspeed You! Black Emperor – ‘Allelujah! Don’t Bend! Ascend!
Zaki Ibrahim – Every Opposite
Metric – Synthetica
Purity Ring – Shrines
Colin Stetson – New History Warfare Vol. 3: To See More Light
Tegan And Sara – Heartthrob (also nominated in 2010)
A Tribe Called Red – Nation II Nation
Whitehorse – The Fate Of The World Depends On This Kiss
Young Galaxy – Ultramarine



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