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The Hot Press Newsdesk, 05 Sep 2012
A definite contender for Album of the Year status is The North, the latest offering from Canada’s Stars, which can be streamed and then enthusiastically purchased from the widget below.
They mightn’t be as well-known internationally as fellow Canadians Arcade Fire, but we reckon they’re every bit as awesome.
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