Polaris Prize

The long list for the 2012 Polaris Music Prize, Canada's annual award for a great album, has been revealed. It includes Leonard Cohen, Cold Specks, Drake, Feist, Fucked Up, Grimes, Japandroids, The Weeknd, Yamantaka // Sonic Titan, and more. Check out the full list below. Who's your money on?

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A Tribe Called Red - A Tribe Called Red
Marie-Pierre Arthur - Aux alentours
Rich Aucoin - We're All Dying To Live
Avec pas d'casque - Astronomie
Azari & III - Azari & III
Bahamas - Barchords
The Barr Brothers - The Barr Brothers
Blackie And The Rodeo Kings - Kings And Queens
Cadence Weapon - Hope In Dirt City
Kathryn Calder - Bright And Vivid
Cannon Bros - Firecracker / Cloudglow
Coeur de pirate - Blonde
Leonard Cohen - Old Ideas
Cold Specks - I Predict A Graceful Expulsion
Rose Cousins - We Have Made A Spark
Mark Davis - Eliminate The Toxins
Drake - Take Care
Kathleen Edwards - Voyageur
Feist - Metals
Fucked Up - David Comes To Life
Great Lake Swimmers - New Wild Everywhere
Grimes - Visions
Handsome Furs - Sound Kapital
Japandroids - Celebration Rock
Dan Mangan - Oh Fortune
Mares Of Thrace - The Pilgrimage
Ariane Moffatt - MA
Lindi Ortega - Little Red Boots
Parlovr - Kook Soul
Sandro Perri - Impossible Spaces
Joel Plaskett Emergency - Scrappy Happiness
PS I Love You - Death Dreams
John K. Samson - Provincial
Shooting Guns - Born To Deal In Magic: 1952-1976
The Slakadeliqs - The Other Side of Tomorrow
Patrick Watson - Adventures In Your Own Backyard
Bry Webb - Provider
The Weeknd - Echoes of Silence
Yamantaka // Sonic Titan - YT//ST
Yukon Blonde - Tiger Talk