Winners of the Galaxie Rising Star Award

It was sweet dreams for Painting Daisies on Wednesday night as the Edmonton band won the CBC's Great Canadian Music Dream.

The band will receive a $5,000 Galaxy Rising Star Award from the CBC and a one-hour special to air this year on the network. The band has a country-blues look with the cowboy hats, daisies, banjos and slide guitar, but the sound is more hard rock. They describe themselves as a cross between Led Zeppelin and the Bangles.

The prize money will go towards their touring debt and a new CD, said band co-founder and lead singer Rachelle Van Zanten.