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A list of the 40 albums on the Polaris Music Prize long list

A list of the 40 albums on the Polaris Music Prize long list

A list of the 40 albums on the Polaris Music Prize long list

The Polaris Music Prize has announced the 40 Canadian albums that qualify for its long list of best Canadian albums of the year.

The titles will move on to the next stage of consideration by a jury of journalists, broadcasters and bloggers, with a short list of 10 albums to be revealed July 14.

Here are the albums that made the Polaris long list:

Ahi – “Prospect”

Arcade Fire – “We”

Backxwash – “I Lie Here Buried With My Rings And My Dresses”

BadBadNotGood – “Talk Memory”

Jean Michel Blais – “Aubades”

Basia Bulat – “The Garden”

Tanika Charles – “Papillon de Nuit: The Night Butterfly”

Child – “Hope For Sale”

Destroyer – “Labyrinthitis”

Julie Doiron – “I Thought Of You”

The Garrys – “Get Thee To A Nunnery”

The Halluci Nation – “One More Saturday Night”

Joyful Joyful – “Joyful Joyful”

Adria Cain – “When Flowers Bloom”

Lydia Kepinski – “Depuis”

Pierre Kwenders – “Jose Louis And The Paradox Of Love”

Ada Lea – “One Hand on the Steering Wheel the Other Sewing a Garden”

Lisa LeBlanc – “Chiac Disco”

Hubert Lenoir – “Pictura de Ipse: Musique directe”

Luna Li – “Duality”

Les Louanges – “Crash”

Loony- “Soft Thing”

Kelly McMichael – “Waves”

Men I Trust – “Untourable Album”

Haviah Mighty – “Stock Exchange”

Myst Milano – “Shapeshyfter”

Cedric Noel – “Hang Time”

Ombiigizi – “Sewn Back Together”

Orville Peck – “Bronco”

Ouri – “Frame of a Fauna”

P’tit Belliveau – “Un homme et son piano”

Pup – “The Unraveling of PupTheBand”

Sate – “The Fool”

Shad – “Tao”

Sister Ray – “Communion”

Snotty Nose Rez Kids – “Life After”

Stars – “From Capelton Hill”

Tanya Tagaq – “Tongues”

The Weeknd – “Dawn FM”

Charlotte Day Wilson – “Alpha”

This report by The Canadian Press was first published June 14, 2022.


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