06 July 2006

Finalists announced for Polaris Music Prize

The finalists have been announced for the Polaris Music Prize. What's that? It's "Canada's first monetary prize for a full-length album (Canadian albums released between June 1, 2005 and May 31, 2006 based solely on artistic merit, without regard to genre or record sales". Here are the nominees:

Broken Social Scene for Broken Social Scene
Cadence Weapon - Breaking Kayfabe
The Deadly Snakes - Porcella
Final Fantasy - He Poos Clouds
Sarah Harmer - I’m A Mountain
K’naan - The Dusty Foot Philosopher
Malajube - Trompe L’oeil
Metric - Live It Out
The New Pornographers - Twin Cinema
Wolf Parade - Apologies to the Queen Mary
Read more about the nominees HERE.