2017 Polaris Prize shortlist: Leonard Cohen, Feist, BADBADNOTGOOD & more
Canada’s The Polaris Music Prize has whittled down its longlist into its ten-LP shortlist who will vie for the 2017 award. Can anything beat Leonard Cohen‘s You Want it Darker? Probably not, but other nominees include Feist‘s Pleasure, Weaves‘ self-titled debut, previous winner Tanya Tagaq‘s Retribution, Leif Vollebekk‘s Twin Solitude, and BADBADNOTGOOD‘s IV. Here’s the full 2017 Polaris Prize shortlist:
A Tribe Called Red – We Are The Halluci Nation
BADBADNOTGOOD – IV
Leonard Cohen – You Want It Darker
Gord Downie – Secret Path
Feist – Pleasure
Lisa Leblanc – Why You Wanna Leave, Runaway Queen?
Lido Pimienta – La Papessa
Tanya Tagaq – Retribution
Leif Vollebekk – Twin Solitude
Weaves – Weaves
The Polaris Prize will be awarded at the annual gala in Toronto which takes place this year on September 18.