2006 Polaris Music Prize

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Final Fantasy at the 2006 Polaris Music Prize gala
Sarah Harmer at the 2006 Polaris Music Prize gala

The inaugural edition of the Canadian Polaris Music Prize presented on September 18, 2006, at Toronto's Phoenix Concert Theatre.[1] The winning album was Final Fantasy's He Poos Clouds.[2][3]


The prize's list of 10 finalist albums, chosen from an initial list of 165 nominees, was announced on July 4.[4]


2006 Polaris Music Prize
Compilation album by Various artists
Released 2006
Various artists chronology
2006 Polaris Music Prize
2007 Polaris Music Prize

A compilation album featuring tracks from the ten nominated albums was also released.

Track listing[edit]

  1. Broken Social Scene, "Fire Eye'd Boy"
  2. Cadence Weapon, "Black Hand"
  3. The Deadly Snakes, "Gore Veil"
  4. Final Fantasy, "This Lamb Sells Condos"
  5. Sarah Harmer, "Goin' Out"
  6. K'naan, "Soobax"
  7. Malajube, "Pâte filo"
  8. Metric, "The Police and the Private"
  9. The New Pornographers, "Sing Me Spanish Techno"
  10. Wolf Parade, "Shine a Light"


  1. ^ "Canadian music gets a $20,000 boost". Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario: SooToday.com. 2006-07-07. Retrieved 2010-11-21.
  2. ^ "Final Fantasy grabs Polaris Music Prize". CBC News. 2006-09-19. Retrieved 2010-11-21.
  3. ^ "Final Fantasy Wins Canadian Prize". Spin. 2006-09-19. Retrieved 2010-11-21.
  4. ^ "Indie favourites among finalists for Polaris Music Prize". CBC News. 2010-07-04. Retrieved 2010-11-21.