Interpol + Franz Ferdinand Lead Spin Readers Poll
INTERPOL and FRANZ FERDINAND have topped the newly-released 2004 readers poll in top US rock magazine SPIN, while ASHLEE SIMPSON hit rock bottom.
Cult New Yorkers Interpol, who won the magazine's Best New Band prize last year (04), beat the YEAH YEAH YEAHS and THE STROKES to the Best Band honour and also claimed the Most Underrated Artist award.
Scottish rockers Franz Ferdinand claimed the Best New Artist crown, while their hit song TAKE ME OUT was voted Best Single.
Among the magazine's dishonourable mentions were Ashlee Simpson, who was voted the Worst New Artist and Worst Solo Artist.
The poll winners are:
Best Band - INTERPOL
Worst Band - GOOD CHARLOTTE
Best Solo Artist - MORRISSEY
Worst Solo Artist - ASHLEE SIMPSONBest Dressed - KAREN O (YEAH YEAH YEAHS)
Worst Dressed - CHRISTINA AGUILERA
Most Overrated Artist - THE KILLERS
Most Underrated - INTERPOL
Best Public Freak-Out - COURTNEY LOVE
Best Breakout Act - MODEST MOUSESex God - JULIAN CASABLANCAS (THE STROKES)
Sex Goddess - KAREN O
Best New Artist - FRANZ FERDINAND
Best Single - TAKE ME OUT by FRANZ FERDINAND
Worst New Artist - ASHLEE SIMPSON
Most Overplayed Song - HEY YA! by OUTKAST
Rockers Who Should Retire - U2
Best Live Act - THE HIVES.17/02/2005 03:12