Timber Timbre Receive Polaris Music Prize Nomination + New Single
Canadian folk band, Timber Timbre have been nominated for the prestigious Polaris Music Prize. Modelled on the Mercury Music Prize, the award is awarded annually to the best Canadian album.
The band's latest album, Creep On Creepin' On, is included on the award's long-list alongside other Canadian acts, such as Arcade Fire, Austra and Women.
Meanwhile, on June 20th, the band will release album title track 'Creep on Creepin' On' digitally, via Full Time Hobby
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