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Tag archive: Leonard Cohen (6)


2022 Slaight Family Polaris Heritage Prize Voting Is Now Open

Voting for the 2022 Slaight Family Polaris Heritage Prize has opened. This annual campaign encourages public voting to discover and support exceptional Canadian music albums from the past. The companion award to the Polaris Music Prize, winners and nominees for the Heritage Prize are also Canadian albums of artistic distinction, without regard to sales, genre […]

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Lindi Ortega Covers Leonard Cohen’s “Suzanne” For SiriusXM Polaris Cover Sessions

The Polaris Music Prize has released its SiriusXM Polaris Cover Session for 2018 featuring Lindi Ortega reinterpreting “Suzanne” from Leonard Cohen’s 1967 Slaight Family Polaris Heritage Prize-winning album Songs Of Leonard Cohen. An in-studio performance video of the song is now available via the Polaris YouTube channel. Additionally, an audio stream of it can be […]

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Revealed! 2016 Slaight Family Polaris Heritage Prize Commemorative Posters

Commemorative posters honouring the eight albums that received Slaight Family Polaris Heritage Prize in 2016 have been revealed. The albums being honoured and the artists who designed their posters are: Arcade Fire – Funeral by Ivo Matić  Blue Rodeo – Five Days In July by Carl Wiens  Leonard Cohen – Songs Of Leonard Cohen by […]

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Polaris Podcast Episode 3: Interviews With Anna McGarrigle, Young Galaxy, More

Episode three of the Polaris Podcast is here. This episode is the first of two parts dedicated to exploring the eight albums that were honoured with the 2016 Slaight Family Polaris Heritage Prize. The four Heritage Prize-winning albums we’ll be talking about in this episode are: * Neil Young’s After The Gold Rush, which won […]

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2016 Slaight Family Polaris Heritage Prize Winning Albums Announced

The eight winning albums for the 2016 Slaight Family Polaris Heritage Prize have been announced. The winners were chosen from four Short Lists, each representing a different musical era (1960-75, 1976-85, 1986-95, 1996-2005), and were curated by juries of music historians and music media. Two winners for each era were chosen — one by public vote […]

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Zaki Ibrahim Covers Leonard Cohen’s ‘Show Me The Place’ For Polaris Cover Sessions #6

Zaki Ibrahim has covered Leonard Cohen’s “Show Me The Place” for the latest edition of the Polaris Cover Sessions. Ibrahim’s take on the song from Cohen’s 2012 Polaris Music Prize Long Listed album Old Ideas is the sixth in the ongoing series of Polaris Cover Sessions. These sessions feature past Polaris nominees reimagining the songs […]

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