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Predicting the 2012 Polaris Prize Short List

This is probably a dumb idea. But, here is what I expect to make the Polaris Prize's Short List.

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Kathleen Edwards

Perfect, or about as close to it as I’ve ever seen.

Josh Timmerman
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Kathleen Needs to Get the Glory

Kathleen Edwards is slowly becoming one of today's great songwriters. Sad stories are not her only strength. In the background is a wry sense of humor and critical eye for the subtle issues of her characters that makes her a songwriting force.

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The Best Albums of 2008

PopMatters presents our 60 best albums of 2008, highlighted by the return of British trip-hop legends and some infectious American indie rock by way of the Cascade Mountains.

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The Best Americana Music of 2008

It did seem -- perhaps because of the genre's traditional real-world concerns -- like a lot of the year's best Americana releases sensed the storm clouds gathering.

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Kathleen Edwards: Asking for Flowers

Canada's best export is back with ballsy roots rock, murder ballads, and Wayne Gretzky analogies. It doesn't get much better than this, folks.

Juli Thanki
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Kathleen Edwards: Back to Me

Kathleen Edwards picks up right where she left off, offering up an album that sometimes drags, but redeems itself with smart lyrics and a winning formula with a track record.

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