Retrieved 2011-08-19. And while it's somewhat heartening to hear something allowed to be a "minor" Arcade Fire song, they're still, well, minor. Charts and certifications. The Suburbs Lyrics from The Suburbs. Hung Medien. On June 16, 2011, the album was named as a long-listed nominee for the 2011 Polaris Music Prize. On July 6, The Suburbs was awarded a spot on the shortlist, making it one of ten possible candidates to win $30,000 and the recognition as the best Canadian album of the year as voted by jury of Canadian journalists and broadcasters. On September 19, 2011 it won the Polaris Music Prize.. 4 [MUSIC VIDEO] www.thewildernessdowntown.com ^ Richardson, Mark (November 18, 2010). Toronto Sun. IRMA. ^ "Charts.org.nz Arcade Fire The Suburbs".