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- Posted on Jun 15th 2009 6:00PM by Joshua Ostroff
Past winners of this $25,000 merit-based award have been Final Fantasy, Patrick Watson and Caribou.
The process includes two rounds of voting by the 181 jurists and then a smaller Grand Jury will make the final decision on the night of the invite-only Polaris gala.
Now that the initial votes are in, the Polaris organizers have revealed a top 40 we can all get behind. (Or not, since there were plenty of great records which didn't make the cut.)The short list comes out on July 7 and the winner will be revealed on September 21. In the meantime, we can revel in (and argue about) Canada's 40 finest records.
Arkells - 'Jackson Square'
Jill Barber - 'Chances'
Beast - 'Beast'
Bell Orchestre - 'As Seen Through Windows'
Bison B.C. - 'Quiet Earth'
Bruce Peninsula - 'A Mountain Is A Mouth'
Cœur De Pirate - 'Cœur De Pirate'
Leonard Cohen - 'Live In London'
D-Sisive - 'Let The Children Die'
Elephant Stone - 'The Seven Seas'
Elliott Brood - 'Mountain Meadows'
Fucked Up - 'The Chemistry Of Common Life'
Great Lake Swimmers - 'Lost Channels'
Handsome Furs - 'Face Control'
Tim Hecker - 'An Imaginary Country'
Hey Rosetta! - 'Into Your Lungs'
Japandroids - 'Post-Nothing'
Junior Boys - 'Begone Dull Care'
K'NAAN - 'Troubadour'
K-OS - 'YES!'
La patère rose - 'La patère rose'
Land Of Talk - 'Some Are Lakes'
Lhasa - 'Lhasa'
Malajube - 'Labyrinthes'
Metric - 'Fantasies'
One Hundred Dollars - 'Forest Of Tears'
Pink Mountaintops - 'Outside Love'
Joel Plaskett - 'Three'
Snailhouse - 'Lies On The Prize'
Charles Spearin - 'The Happiness Project'
Rae Spoon - 'superioryouareinferior'
The Stills - 'Oceans Will Rise'
Think About Life - 'Family'
Timber Timbre - 'Timber Timbre'
Chad VanGaalen - 'Soft Airplane'
Martha Wainwright - 'I Know You're Married But I've Got Feelings, Too'
Patrick Watson - 'Wooden Arms'
Wolf Parade - 'At Mount Zoomer'
Women - 'Women'
Woodpigeon - 'Treasury Library Canada C/W Houndstooth Europa'