In July the Polaris Prize shortlist was revealed, featuring a great many artists vying for the overall prize of being proclaimed Canada's best album, 2010-11. Now, while you were probably sleeping, the winner has been announced and it's Arcade Fire for The Suburbs. Click here for the DiS review, and have a look below at what it beat to win the prize.
Austra - Feel It Break | DiS review
Braids - Native Speaker | DiS review
Destroyer - Kaputt | DiS review
Galaxie - Tigre Et Diesel
Hey Rosetta! - Seeds
Ron Sexsmith - Long Player Late Bloomer
Colin Stetson - New History Warfare Vol. 2: Judges
Timber Timbre - Creep On Creepin' On | DiS review
The Weeknd - House Of Balloons
Click here to read a summing up of The Suburbs and have a look below at one of the videos from the album.