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NME Albums Of 2007

Klaxons


1. Klaxons – Myths Of The Near Future
2. Arctic Monkeys – Favourite Worst Nightmare
3. Radiohead – In Rainbows
4. Arcade Fire – Neon Bible
5. Les Savy Fav – Let’s Stay Friends
6. Kings Of Leon – Because Of The Times
7. MIA – Kala
8. Biffy Clyro – Puzzle
9. The Cribs – Men’s Needs, Woman’s Needs, Whatever
10. Battles – Mirrored
11. LCD Soundsystem – Sound Of Silver
12. The Shins – Wincing The Night Away
13. Pj Harvey – White Chalk
14. Babyshambles – Shotters Nation
15. The White Stripes – Icky Thump
16. The Coral – Roots & Echoes
17. Future Of The Left – Curses
18. The Good The Bad & The Queen – The Good The Bad & The Queen
19. Richard Hawley – Lady’s Bridge
20. Block Party – A Weekend In The City
21. The Enemy – We’ll Live And Die In These Towns
22. Black Lips – Good Bad Not Evil
23. Maps – We Can Create
24. The Maccabees – Colour It In
25. The Hold Steady – Boys And Girls In America
26. Kate Nash – Made Of Bricks
27. The Horrors – Strange House
28. Bright Eyes – Cassadaga
29. Lethal Bizzie – Back In Bizznizz
30. Queens Of The Stoneage – Era Vulgaris
31. The Pigeon Detectives – Wait For Me
32. Grinderman – Grinderman
33. Simian Mobile Disco – Attack Decay Sustain Release
34. New Young Pony Club – Fantastic Playroom
35. Super Furry Animals – Hey Venus
36. Holy Fuck – Holy Fuck
37. Jamie T – Panic Prevention
38. Justice -
39. Jeffery Lewis – 12 Crass Songs
40. El-P – I’ll Sleep When You’re Dead
41. Menomena – Friend And Foe
42. Patric Wolf – The Magic Position
43. Foo Fighters – Echoes, Silence, Patience And Grace
44. Gruff Rhys – Candy Lion
45. !!! – Myth Takes
46. Kaiser Chiefs – Yours Truly, Angry Mob
47. Enter Shikari – Take To The Skies
48. The View – Hats Off To The Buskers
49. Interpol – Our Love To Admire
50. Beirut – The Flying Club Cup


Tracks & Singles 2007

1. Klaxons – Golden Skans
2. Glasvegas – Daddy’s Gone
3. The Cribs – Men’s Needs
4. The Teenagers – Homecoming
5. Rihanna – Umbrella
6. The Ting Tings – That’s Not My Name
7. Arctic Monkeys – Brainstorm
8. Foals – Mathletics
9. Arcade Fire – Intervention
10. LCD Soundsystem – North American Scum
11. Grinderman – No Pussy Blues
12. Foals – Hummer
13. Amy Winehouse – Back To Black
14. Black Lips – O Katrina!
15. Battles – Atlas
16. Arctic Monkeys – Fluorescent Adolescent
17. MIA – Jimmy
18. Hadouken! – That Boy That Girl
19. Santogold – Les Artistes
20. Dizzee Rascal – Sirens
21. Super Furry Animals – Run Away
22. Klaxons – It’s Not Over Yet
23. Justice – Dance
24. The Gossip – Standing In The Way Of Control
25. Kings Of Leon – Charmer
26. Arcade Fire – Keep The Car Running
27. Howling Bells – Low Happening
28. Bjork – Earth Intruders
29. Jarvis – Don’t Let Him Waste Your Time
30. Does It Offend You, Yeah? – Let’s Make Out
31. Gallows – Abandon Ship
32. Those Dancing Days – Those Dancing Days
33. Cold War Kids – Hang Me Up To Dry
34. XX Teens – Darlin’
35. Block Party – The Prayer
36. The Hives – Tick Tick Boom
37. The White Stripes – Icky Thump
38. Lightspeed Champion – Galaxy Of The Lost
39. Late Of The Pier – Bathroom Gurgle
40. The Horrors – She Is The New Thing
41. MIA – Boyz
42. The Enemy – It’s Not Ok
43. Kate Nash – Foundations
44. CSS – Off The Hook
45. Black Lips – Bad Kids
46. Richard Hawley – Tonight The Streets Are Ours
47. Patric Wolf – The Magic Position
48. Queens Of The Stoneage – Sick, Sick, Sick
49. Los Campesinos! You! Me! Dancing!
50. Biffy Clyro – Living Is A Problem Because Everything Dies

Tracks Of The Week 2007

• The View - Same Jeans
• Bloc Party - The Prayer
• My Chemical Romance - Famous Last Words
• Arcade Fire - Keep The Car Running
• Kaiser Chiefs - Ruby
• LCD Soundsystem - North American Scam
• The Enemy - It's Not OK
• The Twang - Wide Awake
• Enter Shikari - Anything Can Happen In The Next Half Hour...
• The Sounds - Tony The Beat
• Arctic Monkeys - Brainstorm
• Stalkers - Let's Get It Together
• Dan Le Sac Vs Scroobius Pip - Though Shalt Always Kill
• Battles - Atlas
• Cajun Dance Party - The Next Untouchable
• The Cribs - Men's Needs
• Manic Street Preachers - Your Love Alone Is Not Enough
• Mamm-Ra - She's Got A New High
• Dizzee Rascal - Sirens
• The Teenagers - Homecoming
• The White Stripes - Icky Thump
• Gallows - Abandon Ship
• The Twang feat. The Streets - Either Way
• Arctic Monkeys - Fluorescent Adolescent
• Klaxons - It's Not Over Yet
• The Enemy - Had Enough
• Hard-Fi - Suburban Knights
• Bright Eyes - Hot Knives
• Pigeon Detectives - Take Her Back
• The Cribs - Moving Pictures
• The Courteeners - Cavorting
• Babyshambles - Delivery
• We Start Fires - Play You
• Does It Offend You? - Let's Make Out
• The Enemy - You're Not Alone
• Late Of The Pier - Bathroom Gurgle
• Kasabian - Fast Fuse
• The Wombats - Let's Dance To Joy Division
• Joe Lean & The Jing Jang Jong - Lucio Starts Fires
• Those Dancing Days - Those Dancing Days
• Sex Pistols - God Save The Queen
• The Ting Tings - Fruit Machine
• Santogold - Creator/LES Artistes
• Glasvegas - Daddy's Gone
• Bloc Party - Flux
• Gallows Feat. Lethal Bizzle - Staring At The Rude Bois
• Let's Wrestle - I Won't Lie To You
• Radiohead - Jigsaw Falling Into Place
• Frendly Fires - Paris

Pop Poll results for 2007

Best Album: Klaxons - Myths Of The Near Future

Best Solo Artist: Kate Nash

Best Dance floor Filler: The Wombats - Let's Dance To Joy Division

Best International Band: The Killers

Best Film: Control

Best Live Band:  Muse

Best New Band: The Enemy

Best British Band: Arctic Monkeys

Philip Hall Radar Award: Glasvegas

Best Radio Show: Zane Lowe

Best TV Show : The Mighty Boosh

Best Track: Arctic Monkeys - Flurescent Adolecent

Best Video: Arctic Monkeys - Teddy Picker

John Peel Award For Innovation:  Radiohead

God Like Genius: Manic Street Preachers