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The CLUAS Writers' Polls for 2005

The Results of the Vote

The results below are based on a poll of the CLUAS writers that was taken in December 2005. Every result below was voted for by at least 2 writers. Agree or disagree with the choices? Then pop over to the CLUAS board and add your voice to the discussion on the results of writers' poll.

Best Album (non debut) - Writers' choice Best debut album - Writers' choice
1) Sufjan Stevens 'Illinoise'
2) Rufus Wainwright 'Want Two'
3) Bell X1 'Flock'
4) Doves 'Some Cities'
5) National 'Alligator'
 
1) Arcade Fire 'Funeral'
2) Wolf Parade 'Apologies To the Queen Mary'
3) MIA 'Arular'
4) LCD Soundsytem 'LCD Soundsystem'
5) Bloc Party 'Silent Alarm'
Best Male Artist - Writers' choice Best Female Artist - Writers' choice
1) Sufjan Stevens
2) Rufus Wainwright
3) Jose Gonzalez
4) Ryan Adams
5) Richard Hawley
1) Gemma Hayes
2) Martha Wainwright
3) Kathleen Edwards
4) Cat Power
5) Maya (MIA)
Best Irish Band - Writers' choice Best Live Performance - Writers' choice
1) Bell X1
2) Republic of Loose
3) The Redneck Manifesto
4) HAL
5) Delorentos
1) Arcade Fire (Electric Picnic)
2) Interpol (Olympia)
3) Sufjan Stevens (The Village)
4) Bell X1 (various venues)
5) U2 (Croke Park)
Best New Act - Writers' choice  
As no consensus emerged from the votes cast by the writers for Best New Act, there was no meaningful results for this category in the writers' poll. Therefore we have decided to not publish any results for this category.

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