Japandroids short-listed for ECHO Songwriting Prize
Awards season is stepping up with nominations left, right and centre - but for now lets focus on Canada and the ECHO Songwriting Prize - for which 405 favourites Japandroids are nominated (for 'The House That Heaven Built').
Joining Japandroids on the list are Kathleen Edwards, Dan Mangan, John K Samron and Sloan. We’ve lined up all the videos below for you to check out for yourselves. The winner will be announced on the 19th October
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