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Thank God It's Free Range!

Sun­day night is the dead­line for the first round of this year’s Polaris Prize bal­lot and while I sort out my thoughts before vot­ing, I thought I’d run through my per­son­al longlist and fea­ture selec­tions from some great Cana­di­an albums released in the past twelve months.

Set #1

Artist Song Album
Aiza C Cocoa Butter Sovereignty
Katie Tupper C She Said Where To Find Me
Peace Flag Ensemble C Burner Phone Astral Plains
Badge Epoque Ensemble C Bowls Air, Light and Harmony
Alexandra Lost C Le monde en feu Smoke
Nicolette & The Nobodies C Ready or Not The Long Way

Set #2

Artist Song Album
Leith Ross L Too Much Time In My House Alone To Learn
Shawn William Clarke C Franny Stares Softer Scissors
Corridor C Chenil Mimi
Loving C No Mast Any Light
Vera Sola C Waiting Peacemaker
Allison Russell C The Returner The Returner
Cindy Lee C Dreams of You Diamond Jubilee
Bilal Nasser C Say Nothing How Can We Say Nothing
India Gailey C Where I Can Be As Big As The Sun ft. Thanya Iyer Problematica

Set #3

Artist Song Album
Tancredi Fazzino C All Fantasized Fire Within
Libra Rising C Desert Roses Every New Moon
Meredith Bates C Disturbance Tesseract
Helena Deland C Spring Bug Goodnight Summerland
Allison Burik C As The Norns Weave Realm
Jeremy Dutcher C Rise In Beauty Motewolonuwok