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Patrick Watson: Adventures In Your Own Backyard

Wyndham Wallace, bbc.co.uk, 2012

SOMETHING OF a star in his Canadian homeland after winning the 2007 Polaris Prize – the country's equivalent of the Mercury Prize – for his second album, and nearly repeating the feat two years later with his third, Montreal-based Patrick Watson makes a bid for similar acclaim in the UK with the release of his first for Domino Records.

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