2008 Bucky Awards Winners Announced

R3TV Episode 74 – The Bucky Awards

On Wednesday, December 17, CBC Radio 3 announced the winners of the 2008 Bucky Awards and here they are:

2008 Bucky Awards Winners
Future Classic: Chad VanGaalen – “Willow Tree”
Most Canadian Song: Jason Collett – “Charlyn, Angel Of Kensington”
Best Live Act: Holy Fuck
Rookie Of The Year: Plants And Animals – “Bye Bye Bye”
Best Vocals: Mother Mother – “Body Of Years”
Best Road Trip Song: Matt Mays And El Torpedo – “Tall Trees”
Best Lyric: Stars – “14 Forever” (“And if sometimes the kids all seem a little sad, it’s ’cause they’re saying goodbye to the youth they think they had”)
Best Hook: Black Mountain – “Stormy High”
Best Beat: Woodhands – “Dancer”
Best Collaboration: Will Currie And The Country French featuring Sloan – “Push Pins”
Best Band Name: Library Voices
Best Reason To Learn French: Karkwa – “Oublie Pas”
Most Unconventional Instrument: Fred Eaglesmith “” lawnmower pull starter – “Sweet Corn”
Best Video: Shad – “The Old Prince Still Lives At Home”
Sexiest Musician: Laura Barrett
Best Advice From An Artist: Chad VanGaalen – “Making Music From Junk”
Artist’s Naughtiest Bit: Kathleen Edwards – “Signing Naked Men”
Top Fan: Colin Medley
Lifetime Achievement: Teenage Head

You can also listen to the full 2008 Bucky Awards audio podcast over here.