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. The winning album was Final Fantasy's He Poos Clouds.
The prize's list of 10 finalist albums, chosen from an initial list of 165 nominees, was announced on July 4.
- Final Fantasy, He Poos Clouds
- Broken Social Scene, Broken Social Scene
- Cadence Weapon, Breaking Kayfabe
- The Deadly Snakes, Porcella
- Sarah Harmer, I'm a Mountain
- K'naan, The Dusty Foot Philosopher
- Malajube, Trompe-l'oeil
- Metric, Live It Out
- The New Pornographers, Twin Cinema
- Wolf Parade, Apologies to the Queen Mary
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A compilation album featuring tracks from the ten nominated albums was also released.
- Broken Social Scene, "Fire Eye'd Boy"
- Cadence Weapon, "Black Hand"
- The Deadly Snakes, "Gore Veil"
- Final Fantasy, "This Lamb Sells Condos"
- Sarah Harmer, "Goin' Out"
- K'naan, "Soobax"
- Malajube, "Pâte filo"
- Metric, "The Police and the Private"
- The New Pornographers, "Sing Me Spanish Techno"
- Wolf Parade, "Shine a Light"
- Owen Pallett, He Poos Clouds (2006)
- Patrick Watson, Close to Paradise (2007)
- Caribou, Andorra (2008)
- Fucked Up, The Chemistry of Common Life (2009)
- Karkwa, Les Chemins de verre (2010)
- Arcade Fire, The Suburbs (2011)
- Feist, Metals (2012)
- Godspeed You! Black Emperor, 'Allelujah! Don't Bend! Ascend! (2013)
- Tanya Tagaq, Animism (2014)
- Buffy Sainte-Marie, Power in the Blood (2015)